Clinically Speaking: Evaluation and Documentation for Power Tilt, Power Recline and Power Leg Elevation Systems

O.1 CEU/ 1.0 CEC

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Target Audience Licensed/Certified Medical Professional (i.e. PT, OT, Physician, Nurse), Rehab Professional (ATP, SMS, CRTS), Reimbursement & Billing Specialists

Course Overview:
This course will examine the coverage criteria, clinical benefits and research in support of the various power seating functions, provide the clinician with practical tools to consider and incorporate when evaluating and documenting the need for power seat options; and assist the supplier in reading and interpreting the information in the medical record to determine when to provide power tilt, power recline or a combination of tilt and recline.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of the course the participant will be able to:

  1. Name at least 4 clinical considerations involved in the selection of power tilt, power recline and power leg elevation.
  2. Given evaluation findings for lower extremity edema, design a treatment plan for wheelchair power positioning intervention.
  3. Identify at least 1 clinical contraindication for using a power recline system.
  4. Given evaluation findings for pressure injury, design a treatment plan for wheelchair power positioning intervention.

Pre-requisites:  Participants should have some familiarity with and/or participation in seating & wheeled mobility evaluations.

Agenda:

  • Review of typical third-party payor coverage criterial for power seat options.
  • Evidence based research, clinical considerations, evaluation and documentation expectations of the client-product match for power tilt, power recline and power leg elevation to address postural alignment and function. 
  • Evidence based research, clinical considerations, evaluation and documentation expectations of the client-product match for power tilt, power recline and power leg elevation for physiological implications.
  • Evidence based research, clinical considerations, evaluation and documentation expectations of the client-product match for power tilt, power recline and power leg elevation for pressure management.

Course Level:   Intermediate 

Instructional Methods:  Lecture, Discussion

 

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Pride Learning Institute

Pride Mobility Products Corp. has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Pride Mobility/Quantum Rehab has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Accredited Provider status, Pride Mobility/Quantum Rehab is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. As an IACET Authorized Provider, Pride Mobility/Quantum Rehab offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. Provider #1307743

Instructor: Julie Piriano, PT/ATP/SMS

Ohio CEU

Julie Piriano –  Compliance Officer at Pride Mobility – has worked in the mobility industry for over 35 years. As an expert in regulatory matters in the complex rehab industry, Julie is a member of the AAHomecare Complex Rehab and Mobility Council, the APTA and the Clinician Task Force. 

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