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Seating And Positioning, Wheelchair Mobility CEU Courses for OTs

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Seating Assessment For Mobility Bases: An Introduction
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #5558Level: Introductory1 Hour
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 the assessment process.

Wheelchair Seating: Focus On Specific Populations
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #5595Level: Introductory1 Hour
Wheelchair seating encompasses evaluation, postural management, pressure mitigation, and facilitating function. Seating strategies change, however, when applied to specific client populations. This course will address considerations when working with pediatric, geriatric, bariatric, and degenerative populations.

Wheelchair Seating Interventions
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #5577Level: Introductory2 Hours
Occupational and physical therapists are often key members of the wheelchair seating evaluation team. Seating interventions, including pressure management, seated angles, and strategies to address common positioning challenges will be addressed in this course.

How to Promote Lifelong Shoulder Health for Wheelchair Users
Presented by Sara Frye, MS, OTR/L, ATP
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Course: #9546Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Using a wheelchair places a significant strain on the upper extremity. Therapists should be proactive in preventing repetitive strain injuries to help clients maintain independence and improve their quality of life.

Assistive Technology Assessment And Service Delivery: Preparing For The ATP Exam
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #5547Level: Introductory1 Hour
The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) examination addresses numerous areas, including general Assessment and Service Delivery. This course will address assistive technology (AT) assessment importance, components, and team members, as well as AT service delivery models, outcomes, ethics, and standards of practice.

Assistive Technology Access: Preparing For The ATP Exam
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #5542Level: Introductory1 Hour
A variety of assistive technology access methods with definitions, clinical indicators, facilitators, and programming will prepare the participant for the RESNA ATP examination.

Seating Considerations in the Home Health Setting
Presented by Sara Kate Frye, MS, OTR/L, ATP
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Course: #5457Level: Intermediate3.5 Hours
Unique considerations for seating and positioning in the home, best practices, and ethical dilemmas will be discussed with case examples in this course.

Custom Molded Seating 101
Presented by Lindsey Veety, PT, DPT, ATP/SMS
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Course: #5191Level: Advanced2 Hours
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.

Power Wheelchairs
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #5260Level: Introductory1 Hour
Power wheelchairs are designed to provide independent and functional mobility for people unable to efficiently self-propel any type of manual wheelchair. This course will introduce power-operated vehicles (scooters) and power wheelchairs, including features such as drive wheel configuration, power seating, and alternative driving methods.

Manual Wheelchair Mobility: Self-propulsion
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #5206Level: Introductory1 Hour
Most manual wheelchairs are designed for self-propulsion and fall into categories. This course will systematically explore each category with clinical indicators, as well as optimal frame configuration to increase propulsion efficiency and reduce the risk of repetitive stress injury.

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