Assessment Tools: Building a Tool Box for a Successful Seating and Positioning Evaluation! (1.0 CE for PT)

10-15-2020 07:37 AM

Layers of the Skin

Course Description

Learn about important tools that each facility or clinic should possess for the therapist to complete a successful seating and positioning evaluation. From simple tools such as a goniometer to more advanced tools like a pressure map, learn how each device can not only assist with proper product selection but also the optimal configuration of the wheelchair to assist the therapist in preventing falls, pressure injuries and other serious medical complications.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
  • List three tools that a rehab department should possess in order to have successful seating and positioning evaluations.
  • Describe two benefits of using an assessment tool during a seating and positioning evaluation.
  • Name three ways a pressure map can be used in a seating evaluation.

Intended Audience

This course is intended for physical and occupational therapists and aides.

1.0 CE for Physical therapists