Wheelchair Mobility: Power Wheelchair Alternative Driving Methods

Course: #4363Level: Advanced2 Hours 114 Reviews
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While some clients require a power wheelchair to achieve independent mobility, not all will be able to use a standard joystick. Clients with paralysis, muscle weakness, increased muscle tone, and uncontrolled movements can often drive a power wheelchair successfully when matched to the most appropriate alternative driving method. This course will systematically explore various alternative driving methods, including specific features, to match these complex client needs. Case studies will be used throughout.

Course created on October 8, 2019

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CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.2 Advanced, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; 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 #20-746906; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Advanced, Rehabilitation; RESNA/0.2 Advanced

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the difference between analog and digital control.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list 3 different mini proportional joysticks and clinical indicators for each.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe clinical indicators for joystick placement at the hand vs. the chin.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list 3 alternative non-proportional power wheelchairs.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe why a client may be unable to use proportional control.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list driving methods and clinical indicators for each.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe mounting options for various non-proportional power wheelchair driving methods.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-60 Minutes Proportional Driving Methods
60-115 Minutes Digital Driving Methods
115-120 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Michelle Lange received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Michelle Lange has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Advanced level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 2.5 NBCOT PDUs (Advanced level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.


Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

The continued family of websites, including OccupationalTherapy.com, is an approved CE provider by the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA). This course is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Advanced level, unknown Area). The assignment of RESNA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by RESNA.