Abstract

Date Presented Accepted for AOTA INSPIRE 2021 but unable to be presented due to online event limitations.

Rehabilitation practitioners (N = 98) indicate it is very important to have specialized therapists and programs for pediatric cancer rehabilitation, yet only 39% of hospitals have a specialized program. Therapists rarely receive education during academic or clinical training on working with children with cancer, resulting in a lack of consistency in services provided across institutions. A pediatric cancer rehabilitation certification program can help promote an evidence-based standard of care.

Primary Author and Speaker: Molly Houdeshell

Additional Authors and Speakers: Natalie Haffner

Contributing Authors: Taniya Easow Varughese, Allison King, and Allison J L'Hotta

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