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  1. Beyond Drive Wheel Position: Key Considerations for Power Wheelchair Base Selection
    Beyond Drive Wheel Position: Key Considerations for Power Wheelchair Base Selection
    $15.00

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    One of the key decisions to be made in the provision process of a power wheelchair is the wheelchair base. In order to make the most appropriate choice to meet a client's specific needs, it is essential to have an understanding of the various technologies and components that comprise a power wheelchair base. This course will provide participants with the opportunity to examine various aspects of power wheelchair bases beyond simply the position of the drive wheel.

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  2. Beyond the Standard Joystick: Alternative Drive Control Options for Power Wheelchairs
    Beyond the Standard Joystick: Alternative Drive Control Options for Power Wheelchairs
    $15.00

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    Providing a client with independent mobility through a power wheelchair can be life changing for the individual. However, in many cases driving with a standard joystick is simply not an option for the client due to physical and/or intellectual limitations. The good news is there are numerous adaptations and alternatives drive controls that can be utilized to drive a power wheelchair. During this one hour educational session participants will be introduced to variety of equipment, adaptations, and concepts that may improve their clients’ level of success with finding greater independence through power mobility.

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  3. Independence through Power Seat Functions
    Independence through Power Seat Functions
    $15.00

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    When selecting the most appropriate power wheelchair for a client it is important to ensure that he/she can move his body in space while utilizing the wheelchair. Power seating functions can provide the user with numerous benefits such as the ability to independently complete weight shifts, reposition for improved respiratory and/or gastrointestinal functions, engage in activities of daily living, and provide an increase in the user’s overall quality of life. The participants of this educational session will gain an understanding of the clinical application of power seating functions including tilt, recline, adjustable seat height, power elevating lower extremity supports, etc. By examining these components the clinician will acquire clinical reasoning skills and strategies for recommending power seating functions on a power wheelchair.

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