CAOT- Alternative Driving Methods for People with Muscle Weakness
21-Nov-2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Alternative Driving Methods for People with Muscle Weakness

Register online by Nov 14, 2017 - 11/21/2017

Presenter: Michelle Lange

Complex rehab power wheelchairs support a host of features, including alternative driving methods, power seating and customizable programming. These features are essential for many clients with muscle weakness. This webinar will explore proportional and digital driving methods which require less active range of motion and force for use with this population. Programming tips to reduce effort and fatigue will also be discussed. Case studies will also be included.

After taking part in this webinar, participants will:

  1. Describe 3 clinical implications of muscle weakness on use of a power wheelchair standard joystick.
  2. Identify 3 alternative proportional access methods applicable to muscle weakness.           
  3. Identify 3 alternative non-proportional access methods applicable to muscle weakness.
Level:

Intermediate (3-5 years of experience in this specific area of practice)

Areas of practice:

Neurological and neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, general physical health

Client ages:

Young children (0-4 years), school age children (5-12 years), adolescents (13-19 years), adults (20-64 years), seniors (65 years +)

Register by November 14, 2017

Fees:

Webinar Bundles: Click here for saving opportunities!
  • Individual registration: $50 for CAOT members / $95 for non-members - plus applicable taxes
  • Group registration: $250 for CAOT members / $475 for non-members - plus applicable taxes

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