Custom Wheelchair Seating: Evaluation and Prescription

Green Clock Hours: 1.50

Many different disease processes or functional limitations may require a patient to use a custom-fitted wheelchair. An appropriate custom chair with carefully selected accessories can positively impact a patient’s function, independence, and skin integrity while minimizing pain and spasticity. This course will demonstrate how to perform a comprehensive wheelchair evaluation and describe how to select an appropriate mobility base and postural support system generally as well as considerations for specific diagnoses. Advantages and disadvantages of various seating systems and wheelchair components for custom seating will be reviewed.

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Course Description

Many different disease processes or functional limitations may require a patient to use a custom-fitted wheelchair. An appropriate custom chair with carefully selected accessories can positively impact a patient’s function, independence, and skin integrity while minimizing pain and spasticity. This course will demonstrate how to perform a comprehensive wheelchair evaluation and describe how to select an appropriate mobility base and postural support system generally as well as considerations for specific diagnoses. Advantages and disadvantages of various seating systems and wheelchair components for custom seating will be reviewed.

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