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Wheelchair Seating & Mobility Evaluation and Justification:
What is Needed and Why (6hr)

CEC: 6.0 | CEU 0.6

OHIO OT, COTA, PT & PTA APPROVED

OH PT Approval: 

CA0224c-1

Date:

Saturday,

October 19th

Time:

8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Registration begins at 8 a.m.
Breakfast and lunch provided.

Address:

Price:

Oasis Conference Center
902 Loveland-Miamiville Road
Loveland, OH  45140

$60 - Breakfast and lunch provided

Course Description:

 

The population of adults seen with mobility limitations continues to grow. People today live much longer lives than ever before. As people age, they often struggle with a variety of different diagnoses that can affect their ability to sit functionally and the ability to maintain independent mobility. This course will address how to properly evaluate an individual and how to use the results of the evaluation to help justify the equipment being recommended. This course will also review what these individuals can qualify for in regard to mobility equipment, seating and positioning needs and how to best justify this equipment.

 
Learning Objectives:
 

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

  1. Name the parts of the evaluation process that allows for the gathering of important information

  2. Name the body systems that should be evaluated and when mobility is needed and why

  3. Use evaluation results to justify the need for custom seating and mobility equipment

  4. Discuss the mobility algorithm and how to utilize it with individuals

  5. Assess what category of manual wheelchair is most appropriate for the consumer they are working with

  6. Analyze when mechanical positioning is appropriate for the adult consumer

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Your Instructor

Jay Doherty, OTR, ATP/SMS

Jay Doherty, OTR, ATP/SMS Director of Clinical Education Jay has 26 years of experience working in the field of assistive technology with a concentration on complex rehab. Jay has earned his ATP and SMS certifications through RESNA. Throughout his career he has worked in both Rehabilitation and assistive technology environments with both adults and children. Jay’s current role with Quantum Rehab is to provide direction and leadership to the Quantum field sales team in the areas of facility development and to grow business within the rehab community. In addition, he develops and presents a variety of educational courses and ensures the Quantum Rehab field sales staff is educated on products and their benefits

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Pride Mobility Products Corp./Quantum Rehab has been approved as an Accredited Provider #1307743 (Valid through 2/28/26) by the International Association for Continuing Education & Training (IACET) 21670 Ridgetop Circle, Suite 170, Sterling, VA 20166: (703) 763-0705.

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