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Clinically Speaking: Evaluation and Documentation for Power Seat Options

Learn the tools and considerations to weight when evaluating your patient or clients' power seating needs and how power seating functions can help them achieve improved health outcomes.

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Course Overview

This course will examine the coverage criteria, clinical benefits and research in support of the various power seating functions, provide the clinician with practical tools to consider and incorporate when evaluating and documenting the need for power seat options; and assist the supplier in reading and interpreting the information in the medical record to determine when to provide power tilt, power recline, a combination of tilt and recline; when power ELRs or a power AFP is medically necessary and what is required for power seat elevation to be considered a covered benefit.

1 Contact hour(s)

On-site or Live Stream Lecture

Beginner Level Course

Clinically Speaking: Evaluation and Documentation for Power Seat Options

What You Will Learn

Focused on equipping you with the tools and knowledge you need for understanding the evaluation and documentation processes for power seating, this course provides a robust educational experience for medical & administrative professionals as well as assistive technology professionals.

  • Dive Into the Research and Data

    You'll examine the latest data and research concerning power seating functions and their effects on patient health outcomes.

  • Understand the Patient Record & Seating Needs

    Understand the key factors to examine on a patient's record and medical history when assessing the proper power seating and mobility functions they'll need.

  • Learn the Impact of Power Seating Functions

    Learn how power tilt, power recline, tilt-and-recline combinations, and other key power mobility functions can help prevent tissue injury and promote improved health outcomes.

  • Medical Necessity & Covered Benefits

    Learn when power ELRs or power AFP is medically necessary and what is required for power seating functions to be considered covered benefits.


0.1 AOTA CEU(s)

Contact Hours

1 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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