Wheelchair Fitting: Considerations for Seating and Positioning

Des Moines, IA US
September 10, 2019

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Target Audience

IPTA Southwest District members, physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, students.

Agenda

6 pm

Continuing Education Session: Wheelchair Fitting - Considerations for Seating and Positioning

Tim Lundberg, DPT, OCS
Physical Therapist, VA Central Iowa Health Care System

Sarah Olson, MOT, OTR/L, ATP
Occupational Therapist, Assistive Technology Professional, VA Central Iowa Health Care System

  • Identify three important considerations obtained during the initial interview for seating and positioning.
  • Identify at least three means of relieving pressure in order to prevent tissue injury.
  • List three anatomical measurements necessary when selecting an appropriate wheelchair.
7 pm

IPTA Southwest District Meeting

If you have an item you'd like to add to the IPTA Business Meeting agenda, please email Dr. Katie Stevermer at Catherine.Stevermer@dmu.edu.

8 pmAdjourn

Speakers

Tim Lundberg, DPT, OCS
Physical Therapist, VA Central Iowa Health Care System

Sarah Olson, MOT, OTR/L, ATP
Occupational Therapist, Assistive Technology Professional, VA Central Iowa Health Care System

The speakers indicate they have no financial conflicts with commercial interest companies to disclose relevant to the content of this educational activity.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
Course opens: 
03/22/2019
Course expires: 
09/10/2019
Event starts: 
09/10/2019 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
09/10/2019 - 8:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
Munroe Building
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States
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Des Moines University is located on a 22-acre campus in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa. Just west of downtown on Grand Avenue, the University is located in one of Des Moines' most prestigious neighborhoods. The campus is in a historic neighborhood filled with tree-lined streets and gracious older homes and businesses. Its central location makes it easy to access the rest of the city and outlying communities. The campus is close to the Des Moines International Airport, located on the bus line and just blocks from local shopping and downtown Des Moines.

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Continuing Education Credit

Certificates of attendance will given for 1.0 continuing education contact hour.

EDUCATIONAL GRANTS

No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity. 

DISCLAIMER

Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas. The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/22/2019
Course expires: 
09/10/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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