APT: Maximize your cliental's functional mobility with Quickie! Sydney

3 Jun 2015 10:00 AM

Picking the appropriate manual wheelchair frame is only half the battle. Maximize your client’s functional mobility! Practical hands-on workshop for manual wheelchair prescription.

APT: Maximize your cliental's functional mobility with Quickie! Sydney

Picking the appropriate manual wheelchair frame is only half the battle. Maximize your client’s functional mobility!

Practical hands-on workshop for manual wheelchair prescription

Proper wheelchair set up, chty. This session will discuss proper manual wheelchair setup and configuration as well as components and accessories that will promote successful manual mobility.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course participants will be able to:
Identify the functional and practical effects of manual wheelchair set up and configuration
Identify the effects of adjustments on posture, function, performance and safety
Identify features and functional benefits of manual wheelchair accessories and components
Identify appropriate clients for specific components and accessories
Safely teach advanced wheelchair skills to their clients
Course agenda

Morning Session:
Functional and practical effects of manual wheelchair frame selection, set up and configuration

Afternoon session:
Making adjustments to wheelchair set up
Skills training for efficient propulsion, wheelies, curbs, ramps
This course will also cover teaching strategies for efficient propulsion, wheelies, curb management, stairs, and transfers.