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Powered mobility: Setting the wheels in motion

Is this course suitable for you or your organisation?                                                                

This course is available:

  • for Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees only

Why choose this course?

This course is a compulsory induction activity for occupational therapists and physiotherapists and is also open to experienced therapists would like to refresh their knowledge of current evidence and latest technology to apply to their caseload.

What content does the program cover?

An interactive workshop based on the latest evidence, covering all aspects of the evaluation process to prescribe powered mobility for paediatric and adult clients with a range of physical disabilities. The focus will be on the features and function of the equipment not specific brands, as product info is well covered by suppliers in other forums.  Participants will be guided through the process using a problem solving approach to analyse client case studies and video examples.

Following this course, participants should be able to:

  • understand how and when to introduce powered mobility.
  • be aware of current evidence and current technology.
  • complete the evaluation process and select appropriate alternate control devices.
  • understand how to match specific PWC features to suit client needs.
  • guide and support skill development and outcome measurement.

Does the program have any prerequisites

  • Current caseload includes at least one client who requires powered mobility.
  • Completed ‘Seating and Positioning’ or are competent in prescribing seating.
  • Complete pre-reading (provided prior to course).

What is the cost?

Cost: There is no cost for this course

How long is the course?

Duration: 1 day
Time: Please see scheduled times or enquire below

Where can I get more information?

Contact: The Training Alliance team
Email: training@cerebralpalsy.org.au
Phone: +61 2 9975 8715

 Cancellation conditions apply

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