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
- 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.
|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|
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.
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