This course will present common trunk asymmetries seen in wheelchair seating with suggested strategies to address each challenge. Providing as neutral a trunk position as possible improves overall posture, stability, and function. This course will then systematically address potential upper and lower extremity positioning challenges with suggested interventions. By specifically positioning the extremities, the seating system provides stability, function and even protection from injury.
Course created on December 11, 2020
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, 001360; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-762827; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Rehabilitation; RESNA/0.2 Intermediate
- After this course, participants will be able to identify kyphosis and seating interventions to address this concern.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify lateral scoliosis and trunk rotation and seating interventions to address these concerns.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify lordosis and seating interventions to address this concern.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize hip, knee, ankle and foot positioning challenges and seating interventions to address these concerns.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize upper extremity positioning challenges and seating interventions to address these concerns.
|5-20 Minutes||Trunk Kyphosis|
|20-35 Minutes||Trunk Lordosis|
|35-50 Minutes||Trunk Rotation|
|50-65 Minutes||Trunk Lateral Scoliosis|
|85-95 Minutes||Ankles, Feet|
|95-115 Minutes||Upper Extremities|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Michelle is an occupational therapist with over 30 years of experience and has been in private practice, Access to Independence, for over 15 years. She is a well-respected lecturer, both nationally and internationally and has authored numerous texts, chapters, and articles. She is the co-editor of Seating and Wheeled Mobility: a clinical resource guide, editor of Fundamentals in Assistive Technology, 4th ed., NRRTS Continuing Education Curriculum Coordinator and Clinical Editor of NRRTS Directions magazine. Michelle is a RESNA Fellow and member of the Clinician Task Force. Michelle is a certified ATP, certified SMS, and is a Senior Disability Analyst of the ABDA.
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