PT Course Details
Course # 1181
Pressure Mapping, A Valuable Resource for Client Assessment and Education
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 11:00 am CDT
Cost: This course is included in a $99 CEU Total Access package.
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Course Learning OutcomesPreview Exam
- Identify the components and characteristics of a pressure mapping system
- List the ideal pressure measurements to be achieved as well as measurements which may suggest further intervention is needed.
- Identify methods and benefits to incorporating pressure mapping for client education and seating system assessment.
- Incorporate pressure mapping results into a letter of medical necessity in order to achieve funding for an individual’s wheelchair seating system.
|10-20 Minutes||General overview of pressure mapping, including setup and current brands.|
|20-45 Minutes||Identification and demonstration of pressure mapping components, features and capabilities|
|45-60 Minutes||Understanding the numbers associated with pressure mapping, fact vs. fiction|
|60-75 Minutes||Pressure mapping for cushion and seating system selection|
|75-95 Minutes||Use of pressure mapping for client education|
|95-110 Minutes||Documentation and equipment justification through the use of pressure mapping|
|110-120 Minutes||Closing, Question and Answer Session|
Kirsten Davin, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, SMS
DR. KIRSTEN DAVIN, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, SMS is best known for her long running seminar, Let’s Roll! The Art of Performing Seating and Mobility Evaluations. She is a licensed Occupational Therapist, certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) and Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS), with extensive experience in a variety of practice areas including inpatient, acute care and intensive care units, as well as the Central Illinois Regional Burn Center. She is the owner of a successful home health-based private practice, Escape Mobility Solutions, LLC, which is dedicated to evaluating individuals for custom forms of assistive technology, such as power and manual wheelchairs, seating and positioning systems, and augmentative and alternative communication. She regularly conducts workshops on a national basis, regarding seating/positioning and assistive technology, and prides herself in offering entertaining and engaging seminars, and make learning fun. Dr.Davin completed her undergrad studies in occupational therapy, and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2001. She received her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy in 2007, from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Provo, Utah, where she now holds a faculty position.
Disclosure: This presenter has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
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