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Positioning for Function: the Upper and Lower Extremities

Course: #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

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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.

Agenda

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

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Sponsor Disclosure: The course was originally presented by our affiliate company, OccupationalTherapy.com

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This course was originally produced by our affiliate company, OccupationalTherapy.com

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KPTA

This course is offered for 2.0 hours (Intermediate level, Category 2) by the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association (Provider #CS80-2012-KPTA).


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