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Wheelchair Selection and Training Considerations for the Client with Spinal Cord Injury

Course: #9504Level: Intermediate2 Hours 131 Reviews
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This course will introduce seating/positioning needs common to the client with spinal cord injury, wheelchair selection related to client’s level of spinal cord injury, and training strategies to meet client’s independent mobility goals. Brief discussion of documentation requirements to obtain complex rehab technology for the client with spinal cord injury as well as outcome measures to assess effectiveness of training and intervention selection related to wheelchair training will be performed.

Course created on August 31, 2020

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, 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 #20-789140; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Rehabilitation; RESNA/0.2 Intermediate

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, the participant will be able to identify at least three common postural abnormalities related to spinal cord injury.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, the participant will be able to identify at least two types of alternative drive controls for power wheelchairs for clients with SCI resulting in high tetraplegia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, the participant will be able to identify at least two considerations for determination of type of wheelchair for clients with SCI resulting in low tetraplegia or paraplegia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, the participant will be able to identify at least two key training interventions/goals for both manual and power wheelchair users.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, the participant will be able to identify at least two possible outcome measures that can be utilized to determine need of wheelchair and effectiveness of interventions selected for wheelchair training.

Agenda

0-15 Minutes Background, review of learning outcomes
15-30 Minutes Postural changes following SCI and how to describe these changes during a mat assessment
30-45 Minutes Power wheelchair considerations for clients with SCI resulting in high level tetraplegia
45-60 Minutes Power Wheelchair considerations for clients with SCI resulting in low level tetraplegia
60-80 Minutes Manual wheelchair considerations for clients with SCI resulting in low level tetraplegia or paraplegia
80-100 Minutes Wheelchair training skills and interventions in both manual and power wheelchair users
100-115 Minutes Outcome measures for determination of need of equipment and effectiveness of wheelchair selection/training
115-120 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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

Sponsor Disclosure: This course was originally presented on PhysicalTherapy.com, an affiliate of 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

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate 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 (Intermediate 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 (Intermediate level, unknown Area). The assignment of RESNA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by RESNA.