Wheelchair Seating: Considerations For The Hands Dependent Sitter

Course: #3576Level: Advanced1 Hour 49 Reviews
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Wheelchair seating is designed to provide postural support and alignment, stability for function and mitigate pressure issues. This course will address assessment and intervention when working with a client who can only sit with the support of their hands, referred to as the ‘hands-dependent’ sitter.

This course is part of the Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS) Review Series.

Course created on July 23, 2019

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Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Text/Transcript

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define a hands-dependent sitter.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list 3 goals when positioning a hands-dependent sitter.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list 3 clinical guidelines when positioning a hands-dependent sitter.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Definitions
10-20 Minutes Assessment
20-40 Minutes Clinical guidelines
40-50 Minutes Case study
50-60 Minutes Summary; Q and A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Michelle Lange received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Michelle Lange has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

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

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