When seeing a client in a wheelchair, knowing what type of seating to choose can be a challenge, especially if the client presents with complex conditions or body shapes that don’t fit into linear seating. This presentation will give an introduction to what custom molded seating is, who it would be used for, compare and contrasting the main custom molded seating systems on the market, and go through a simulated molding, fitting and delivery.
Course created on December 13, 2021
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Advanced, OT Service Delivery, 02386; CE Broker/2.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-871845; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Advanced, Rehabilitation; RESNA/0.2 Advanced
- After this course, participants will be able to evaluate when custom-molded seating is appropriate for a client and analyze 3 different types of seating systems available.
- After this course, participants will be able to analyze 2 methods to determine if a mold was successful at the time of delivery.
- After this course, participants will be able to evaluate the benefits that proper custom-molded seating will have on function for a client.
|5-20 Minutes||Introduction to molded seating|
|20-30 Minutes||Types of product|
|30-45 Minutes||Description of appropriate clients|
|45-60 Minutes||Discussion of use|
|60-115 Minutes||Demonstration of mold, fitting, and delivery|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
PT, DPT, ATP/SMS
Lindsey is a Physical Therapist with 20 years’ experience, who specializes in working with individuals with complex conditions and assistive technology. She is a RESNA certified ATP/SMS and has completed her NDT training, and has presented at conferences, done webinars and published in the areas of seating and positioning, custom molded seating and adaptations/access to the environment.
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Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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