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Clinical Considerations: Optimizing Independence Post CVA/TBI

Learn how to determine when power seating can be the right choice to help patients or clients with CVA/TBI achieve improved mobility and health outcomes.

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Course Overview

This course will look at the mobility algorithm for appropriately selecting a mobility device that helps a client be as independent, safe, and timely to perform MRADLs while focusing on the literature. We will review unique considerations when it comes to concerns of visual field and what literature shows that helps for assessing and training individuals with unilateral neglect and other impacts from CVA/TBI.

1.5 Contact hour(s)

On-site or Live Stream Lecture

Intermediate Level Course

Clinical Considerations: Optimizing Independence Post CVA/TBI

What You Will Learn

This class will look at common barriers including transportation and understanding the purpose of power seat functions to optimize physiological and functional outcomes when appropriate.

  • CVA/TBI's Impact on Seating and Mobility

    Learn how CVA/TBI can affect a person's motor, visual, sensory, and vestibular systems and how these ultimately effect seating and positioning considerations.

  • Understand the Challenges

    Learn the challenges those with CVA/TBI face during transportation, ambulation, and during activities of daily living and how certain assistive technologies can help them achieve improved health outcomes.

  • Mobility and Control Solutions

    Understand which drive control systems, mobility functions, and other assistive technology features can be especially effective in helping those with CVA/TBI better engage with thier world.

  • Make Confident Recommendations

    By understanding the challenges those with CVA/TBI face, learning the assistive technologies available to them, and the key factors to consider when determining the right mobility options for them, you'll be able to confidently recommend the technologies that help them achieve a more robust access to life.


0.15 AOTA CEU(s)

Contact Hours

1.5 Contact Hour(S)

Who is this program for?

  • Occupational Therapists

  • Occupational Therapy Assistants

  • Physical Therapists

  • Physical Therapist Assistants

  • Assistive Technology Professionals

  • Medical Suppliers & Providers

  • Reimbursement & Billing Specialists

  • Complex Rehabilitation Professionals

AOTA Classification Code(s)

Category: OT Service Delivery



Instructional Method

On-site Lecture or Live Stream Lecture, Discussion, Clinical Applications, and Demonstration

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