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Wheelchair Seating Simplified

Get ready Sunshine Coast therapists! Power Mobility is pleased to present this informative wheelchair training workshop in partnership with Medifab – Wheelchair Seating Simplified. This session will cover practical considerations to address common postural deviations in wheelchair seating.

This interactive workshop will assist therapists working with wheelchair seating, and build confidence and knowledge in supporting people with postural deviations in the community. The learning process will be facilitated by step-by-step demonstrations and case study discussions. Participants will have the opportunity to learn, develop and improve their assessment and prescription skills to ensure postural and functional goals are reached for their clients.

Key learning areas will include:

  • Foundations of posture and common postural deviations
  • The relationship between human biomechanics and wheelchair seating prescription
  • The Seating Assessment Process – a brief overview
  • Spex Seating – matching the product to postural presentation
  • Live demonstration of our new virtual assessment platform – Shaperator.
Where

Millwell Road Community Centre
11 Millwell Road East, Maroochydore 4558

When

Thursday, 22 August, 2024
9.30am – 1.30pm
Refreshments & light lunch provided
(Please advise dietary requirements)

Cost

Free

CPD Points

4 points

Meet Edward Milner, BOccThy

Clinical Educator – Medifab

Join the Power Mobility team as we welcome Ed Milner, Clinical Educator for Medifab, and a Spex Seating Trainer.

Edward completed his degree in Occupational Therapy in 2011 and worked in various OT-specific disciplines in Australia, England and Germany. Throughout the years, he developed a passion for Posture Care and Wheelchair Seating and Positioning.

His skills in wheelchair seating and positioning were honed working within acute spinal cord injury units and community wheelchair seating clinics in England and back in Australia in community therapist and product consultant roles in Australia.

Edward’s role with Medifab is to empower clinicians, product specialists and customers with knowledge and confidence in using Spex Seating solutions to manage Posture Care in wheelchair seating. Edward remains a steadfast advocate for sharing knowledge to greatly benefit our end users.

Who is this session suitable for?

This session is suitable for beginner to intermediate prescribing therapists who are new to MAT Evaluation or would like a refresher. Every hour is counted for CPD for Allied Health, and all attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Where

Millwell Road Community Centre
11 Millwell Road East, Maroochydore 4558

When

Thursday, 22 August, 2024
9.30am – 1.30pm
Refreshments & light lunch provided
(Please advise dietary requirements)

Cost

Free

CPD Points

4 points