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Course: #2294

Wheelchair Seating Assessment

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1 Hour  

This course was part of our Wheelchair Seating- Back to the Basics Virtual Conference. Occupational and physical therapists are often key members of the wheelchair seating evaluation team. Seating assessment includes evaluation of current posture and equipment, a mat examination and equipment recommendations. This course will review this assessment process.

This course is part of the "Wheelchair Seating Back To The Basics Virtual Conference".

Course created on June 1, 2015

Unlimited CEU Access - $99/year


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Course Learning Outcomes

  • By the end of this course, the participant will be able to identify three components of a mat exam.
  • By the end of this course, the participant will be able to recognize the appropriate steps in assessing available hip and knee flexion for a seated posture.
  • By the end of this course, the participant will be able to recognize a clients posture in their wheelchair seating system.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes The wheelchair seating evaluation team
10-25 Minutes Assessing current posture
25-40 Minutes The mat exam
40-55 Minutes Equipment recommendations
55-60 Minutes Questions and answers

Course Presenter

michelle lange

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

Michelle is an occupational therapist with 25 years of experience and former Clinical Director of The Assistive Technology Clinics of The Children’s Hospital of Denver. She is a well-respected lecturer, both nationally and internationally and has authored 4 book chapters and nearly 200 articles. She is the editor of Fundamentals in Assistive Technology, 4th ed. and Clinical Editor of NRRTS Directions magazine. Michelle is on the teaching faculty of RESNA. Michelle is a past member of the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) on Wheeled Mobility Advisory Board and is a member of the Clinician Task Force. Michelle is a certified ATP, certified SMS and is a Senior Disability Analyst of the ABDA. 

 


Presenter Disclosure: Michelle Lange received an honorarium for presenting this course.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Evaluation Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama or Florida, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Rehabilitation Area).