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Wheelchair Seating Interventions

Course: #1033864Level: Introductory 2 Hours 1395 Reviews
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Assistive Technology Professionals (ATPs) are often key members of the wheelchair seating evaluation team. Seating interventions, including pressure management, seated angles, and strategies to address common positioning challenges, are addressed in this course.

Course created on July 5, 2023

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Course Type: Video, Text

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.2 Introductory, Related; IACET/0.2; Kansas LTS-S1370/2.0; RESNA/0.2 Introductory; SAC/2.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe Stage 1 – 4 pressure injuries that may be identified during a seating evaluation.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list 3 critical angles of support and clinical indicators for angle selection to facilitate function.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list 3 common pelvic and trunk positioning and 3 common lower extremity and head positioning challenges, and strategies to address each to facilitate function.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Pressure
15-40 Minutes Seating Biomechanics
40-85 Minutes Positioning challenges: Pelvis and Trunk
85-115 Minutes Positioning challenges: Lower Extremities and Head
115-120 Minutes Summary; Q and A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Michelle Lange received an honorarium for presenting this course. She is President of a private practice in Colorado and has authored/edited books related to this topic. Non-financial: Michelle is a RESNA Fellow and a certified ATP and Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS).

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com, a Continued site.

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

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

Introductory Level
0.2 ASHA CEUs


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 2 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

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Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

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Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

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