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Author (up) Brady, K.; Hidler, J.; Nichols, D.; Ryerson, S. url  doi
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  Title Clinical training and competency guidelines for using robotic devices Type Journal Article
  Year 2011 Publication IEEE ... International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics : [Proceedings] Abbreviated Journal IEEE Int Conf Rehabil Robot  
  Volume 2011 Issue Pages 5975378  
  Keywords Clinical Competence/standards; Humans; Internet; Rehabilitation/*education/*instrumentation/methods/standards; Robotics/*instrumentation/*methods  
  Abstract With the increasing popularity of robotic devices in rehabilitation centers worldwide (e.g. Lokomat((R)), ZeroG((R)), ReoGo, InMotion 2.0, and Biodex System 4), there is a need for guidelines to ensure proper training and evaluation of therapists on the safe and effective use of these devices. Here, we present training tools and guidelines that were based on the recommendations of several device manufacturers and a user-group made up of clinicians and therapists. The training tools consist of a detailed user manual, clinical manual, hand-on training, video training and web based training tools. We also present procedures for evaluating user competency after they have completed detailed training. We believe that the comprehensive training and competency evaluation guidelines presented here will help ensure that rehabilitation robotic devices are used properly. This in turn will lead to more effective interventions and reduce the likelihood of injury.  
  Address Center for Applied Biomechanics and Rehabil. Research, National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, DC, USA  
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  Language English Summary Language Original Title  
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  ISSN 1945-7898 ISBN Medium  
  Area Expedition Conference  
  Notes PMID:22275582 Approved no  
  Call Number refbase @ user @ Serial 52838  
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