Wheelchair Cushion Technology: Investigating Material and Design

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612-SUN014

Online Course:

Too often the selection of a wheelchair cushion is based on the funding cushion code. However, many factors go into cushion technology. This 1-hour webinar explores the physical properties, materials, and design of wheelchair cushions and how those factors should be used when selecting a cushion to meet seating goals. Understanding these concepts will enhance patient outcomes.

Course Description:

Too often the selection of a wheelchair cushion is based on the funding cushion code. However, many factors go into cushion technology. This 1-hour webinar explores the physical properties, materials, and design of wheelchair cushions and how those factors should be used when selecting a cushion to meet seating goals. Understanding these concepts will enhance patient outcomes.

Course Objectives:

1. Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to compare and contrast the categories of wheelchair cushions.

2. Upon completion of this course, the participant will articulate 3 characteristics of wheelchair cushion design that will affect patient outcomes.

3. Upon completion of the course, the participant will be able to articulate how physical properties affect product (cushion) performance.

Target Audience:

Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Assistive Technology Professionals, and Complex Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers.

Course Level:

Beginner

Instructional Method:

Recorded on-line asynchronous lecture with supporting video demonstration

Agenda:

15 Minutes: Cushion Categories

30 Minutes: Examining Cushion Properties-Physical Properties, Material, Design

15 Minutes: Putting It All Together

Continuing Competency Information:

· Number of credits earned - 1 hour or .1 CEUs

· International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) approved.

· ProCert, a program of the Federation of State Board of Physical Therapy (FSBPT), approved.

· Ensuring approval with local state boards or other entities for CEUs is the responsibility of the individual.

· In order to earn the credits for this event participants must:

o Complete the official registration.

o Participate in the entire webinar.

o Complete and pass a posttest with a passing score of at least 80%.

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