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Course # 1518
Positioning for Function: the Upper and Lower Extremities

This course is mobile compatible.

Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Level: Intermediate

CEUs/Hours Offered: See All State Associations

AK/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KY/2.0; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; RI/2.0; SD/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0

Course Abstract

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.
Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

This course was recorded on May 22, 2013

Handouts

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Course 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.

Time-ordered 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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Good overall content for a 2 hour lecture.
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through presentation
Review by: Samuel on November 27, 2013
The presenter was very knowledgeable in the subject
Review by: Anna on November 23, 2013
Clear language
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The visual aids and slideshow.
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Course Information

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


Course Presenter

michelle lange

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.


Disclosure: This presenter provides education for Stealth Products and Bodypoint.


Continuing Education Information

CEUs/Hours Offered: See All State Associations
AK/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KY/2.0; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; RI/2.0; SD/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0

California

PhysicalTherapy.com is an approval agency for the Physical Therapy Board of California.


Washington D.C.

This course is approved by the District of Columbia Board of Physical Therapy.


IL Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor

This course is offered for 2.0 hours (Intermediate level) by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (Sponsor License #216000252).


KPTA

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


New York

PhysicalTherapy.com is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education.


Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit.

Please Note: The CEU exam and course evaluation must be completed within 30 days of course registration.

Event participation is free, but you must be a CEU Total Access member to complete the exam and earn the continuing education credit.


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