Contact Hours2 Hours
This introductory course will consider the implications that evaluation findings have on seating and positioning in bed and wheelchair and how a clinician can intervene. Physical adaptations in wheelchairs and bed positions via positioning devices in addition to patient and caregiver education will be explored in this course. Documentation strategies for positioning will also be a focus of this presentation.
At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:
1) Identify problem areas related to positioning and document these findings
2) Recommend to patient, caregiver and other team members devices and positional changes to allow greater function and safe movement of the patient.
3) Demonstrate understanding of the role stability can play in reducing pressure ulcer risk related to seating
Approved in my State?
as Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
as Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
as Certified Athletic Trainers
as CSCS / CPT
Satisfactory completion of this course will require the participant to complete a 10 question post-test with a minimum passing score of 70%.