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Wheelchair Selection and Training Considerations for the Client with Spinal Cord Injury

Course: #3767Level: Intermediate2 Hours 247 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

This course will introduce seating/positioning needs common to the client with spinal cord injury, wheelchair selection related to client’s level of spinal cord injury, and training strategies to meet client’s independent mobility goals. Brief discussion of documentation requirements to obtain complex rehab technology for the client with spinal cord injury as well as outcome measures to assess effectiveness of training and intervention selection related to wheelchair training will be performed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Course created on August 19, 2020

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Course Type: Recorded Webinar

CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/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; 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; MN/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; OH/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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, the participant will be able to identify at least three common postural abnormalities related to spinal cord injury.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, the participant will be able to identify at least two types of alternative drive controls for power wheelchairs for clients with SCI resulting in high tetraplegia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, the participant will be able to identify at least two considerations for determination of type of wheelchair for clients with SCI resulting in low tetraplegia or paraplegia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, the participant will be able to identify at least two key training interventions/goals for both manual and power wheelchair users.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, the participant will be able to identify at least two possible outcome measures that can be utilized to determine need of wheelchair and effectiveness of interventions selected for wheelchair training.

Agenda

0-15 Minutes Background, review of learning outcomes
15-30 Minutes Postural changes following SCI and how to describe these changes during a mat assessment
30-45 Minutes Power wheelchair considerations for clients with SCI resulting in high level tetraplegia
45-60 Minutes Power Wheelchair considerations for clients with SCI resulting in low level tetraplegia
60-80 Minutes Manual wheelchair considerations for clients with SCI resulting in low level tetraplegia or paraplegia
80-100 Minutes Wheelchair training skills and interventions in both manual and power wheelchair users
100-115 Minutes Outcome measures for determination of need of equipment and effectiveness of wheelchair selection/training
115-120 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by PhysicalTherapy.com.

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

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