NuMotion Webinar: Pediatric Seating

Length: To be determine
Credits: 0.2 CEUs
Date: July 16th, 2019
Location: https://www.numotion.com
Registration: https://www.numotion.com/courses-events

Description:
This course will primarily focus on more common pediatric diagnoses, such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida and muscular dystrophies. It will provide an overview of the mat evaluation process and how to use those findings to develop seating goals. Issues surrounding medical and orthotic interventions in relation to obtaining a seated position will also be discussed. Finally, the types of materials used in seating, as well as an overview of types of cushions/seats and back supports, will be covered.

Objectives:

  1. The participant will be able to list two typical conditions in children that seating can address.
  2. The participant will be able to list two reasons to refer the child back to a medical specialist prior to completing the seating prescription.
  3. The participant will be able to name one example each of a primary support and a secondary support.
  4. The participant will be able to name three materials that can be used in the fabrication of seating components.
  5. The participant will be able to list two reasons that custom contoured seating is necessary.

Instructor:

Michelle L. Lange
OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Michelle is an occupational therapist with 30 years of experience and has been in private practice, Access to Independence, for over 10 years. She is a well-respected lecturer, both nationally and internationally and has authored numerous texts, chapters, and articles. She is the co-editor of Seating and Wheeled Mobility: a clinical resource guide, editor of Fundamentals in Assistive Technology, 4th ed., NRRTS Continuing Education Curriculum Coordinator and Clinical Editor of Directions magazine. Michelle is a member of the Clinician Task Force. Michelle is a certified ATP, certified SMS and is a Senior Disability Analyst of the ABDA.

Canadian Seating and Mobility Conference 2019

Re-imagine the Assessment Process

Hosts:

Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Gabriel Romero, Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Duration:
To be determine
Full Details

(CEUs or duration may vary)

Date: April 30th to May 1st, 2019
Venue: Delta Hotels by Marriott – Toronto Airport & Conference Centre
Location: 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ontario M9W 1J4
Registration: http://www.csmc.ca/

Duration: To be determine
Full Details (CEUs or duration may vary)

Posted in CEU

International Seating Symposium 2019

Hosts:

Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Gabriel Romero, Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Date: March 19th to 21st, 2019
Venue: David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Registration: https://www.seatingsymposium.us/

March 19th, 2019

Pediatric Power Wheelchair
Assessment and Training

1:00 pm
Length: 4 hrs
(4 hrs. Pre-Conference)

Instructor:
Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

Full Details

March 20th, 2019

3 Ways to Keep
Your Client’s Head Up!

3:30 pm
Length: 1hr.
(1hr. Instructional Course)

Instructor:
Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

Full Details

March 21st, 2019

Re-imagining the Assessment Process

4:30 pm
Length: 1 hr.
(1hr. Instructional Course)

Instructors:
Gabriel Romero
Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

Full Details

Posted in CEU