This course was part of our Wheelchair Seating- Back to the Basics Virtual Conference. The wheelchair seating assessment determines client specific needs and the mat exam identifies the desired seated posture. A variety of factors must be considered before matching the client to product interventions. This course will address those considerations, including pressure distribution and relief, angles of support and specific strategies used to address common positioning challenges.
This course is part of the "Wheelchair Seating Back To The Basics Virtual Conference".
Course created on June 2, 2015
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Audio, Text/Transcript
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RESNA/0.2; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- By the end of the course, the participant will be able to identify Stage 1 - 4 pressure ulcers.
- By the end of the course, the participant will be able to list 3 critical angles of support and clinical indicators for angle selection.
- By the end of the course, the participant will be able to list 3 common pelvic positioning challenges and strategies to address each.
- By the end of the course, the participant will be able to list 3 common trunk positioning challenges.
|30-60 Minutes||Angles of support|
|60-115 Minutes||Strategies to address common positioning challenges|
|115-120 Minutes||Questions and answers|
Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Michelle is an occupational therapist with 30 years of experience and has been in private practice, Access to Independence, for 10 years. She is a well-respected lecturer, both nationally and internationally and has authored 6 book chapters and over 200 articles. She is the editor of Fundamentals in Assistive Technology, 4th ed. and Clinical Editor of NRRTS Directions magazine. Michelle is on the teaching faculty of RESNA. Michelle is a member of the Clinician Task Force. Michelle is a certified ATP, certified SMS and is a Senior Disability Analyst of the ABDA.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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