Overall, this course will serve as a reference and guideline to help all suppliers to make cushion selections with an understanding of how to best meet a client’s or patient's goals while providing optimal skin protection.
1 Contact hour(s)
On-site or Live Stream Lecture
Beginner Level Course
What You Will Learn
This course will provide a guideline and review of the design and quality control factors put into cushion creation but to also highlight the individuality of the end user and their unique needs.
Make Confident Seating Recommendations
You'll learn the step-by-step approach to assessing your patient or client's specific seating needs and how to recommend a cushion that best aligns with their health goals and best outcomes.
Understand Materials and Fit
Discover how gel, foam, air, and other materials and combinations work to create comfortable experiences and how to know which materials and designs will best match your patient's needs.
Help Protect Sensitive Tissues
By understanding the materials, designs, and fit that best aligns with your patients' care needs, you can help them protect sensitive tissues and prevent injury.
Put Feedback in Action
Learn the questions to ask, the lifestyle and mobility needs to consider, and how to work with your patients and clients to get actionable feedback that you can use when recommending the perfect cushion for a wheelchair or other assistive technology.
0.1 AOTA CEU(s)
1 Contact Hour(S)
Who is this program for?
Occupational Therapy Assistants
Physical Therapist Assistants
Assistive Technology Professionals
Medical Suppliers & Providers
Reimbursement & Billing Specialists
Complex Rehabilitation Professionals
AOTA Classification Code(s)
Category: OT Service Delivery
On-site Lecture or Live Stream Lecture, Discussion, Clinical Applications, and Demonstration
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