Wheelchair Fitting: Considerations for Seating and Positioning
Once you're logged in, click the "ENTER" button found in the Course Summary box to the right. Your registration will then be confirmed.
Once you register for the course, you will have 30 days (approximately 1 month) from the date of enrollment to complete the course. The exact date that your access expires will be indicated within the Course Summary box on this webpage.
- 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.
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 have no financial conflicts with commercial interest companies to disclose relevant to the content of this educational activity.
Copyright: All rights reserved. By viewing this activity, participants agree to abide by copyright and trademark laws, intellectual property rights, and all other applicable laws of the United States of America. No part of the syllabus may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in articles or reviews.
Internet CME Policy: The Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) at Des Moines University (DMU) is committed to protecting the privacy of its customers. DMU CME maintains its Internet site as an information resource and service for health professionals. DMU CME will keep your personal and credit information confidential when you participate in an Internet based program. Your information will never be given to anyone outside of the DMU CME program. DMU CME collects only the information necessary to provide you with the services that you request.
- 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)