Positioning for Function: the Upper and Lower ExtremitiesCourse: #1517 2 Hours Level: Intermediate
This third course in a three part series will address positioning of the upper and lower extremities in a wheelchair seating system. Common positioning challenges of the extremities will be presented as well as specific strategies to address each.
Course created on May 22, 2013
- List 3 common lower extremity challenges and intervention strategies to address each.
- List 3 common upper extremity challenges and intervention strategies to address each.
- Identify potential causes for lower and upper extremity asymmetries.
|0-30 Minutes||Lower extremities: hips|
|30-60 Minutes||Lower extremities: knees and feet|
|60-90 Minutes||Upper extremities: support|
|90-115 Minutes||Upper extremities: postural control|
|115-120 Minutes||Question and answer|
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 7 book chapters and over 175 articles. She is the editor of Fundamentals in Assistive Technology, 4th ed. Michelle is on the teaching faculty of RESNA and the University of Pittsburgh. She is on the RERC on Wheeled Mobility Advisory Board. Michelle is a credentialed ATP, credentialed SMS and is a Senior Disability Analyst of the ABDA.
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