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Powered mobility: Setting the wheels in motion

This course is for Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees 

Who is this course for? 

This is mandatory training for Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists with a current caseload. 
For more detail see your Learning Journey.
If this course is relevant to your role, but not mandatory, please discuss with and get approval from your manager.

What content does the course cover?  

This training session is based on the latest evidence and covers all aspects of the evaluation process to prescribe powered mobility for paediatric and adult clients with a range of physical disabilities. 

This includes:

  • Understanding how and when to introduce powered mobility
  • Being aware of current evidence and current technology
  • Completing the evaluation process and select appropriate alternate control devices
  • Understanding how to match specific PWC features to suit client needs
  • Guiding and supporting skill development and outcome measurement.

Note: The focus is on the features and function of the equipment (not specific brands), as product information is covered by suppliers.  

Does the course have prerequisites or specific requirements? 

The following must be completed before attending:

  • Seating and Positioning - online (or are competent in prescribing seating)
  • Pre-reading (will be emailed to participants in advance). 

Note: You must also have a current caseload which includes at least one client who requires powered mobility.

What other details do I need to know? 

Attendance type: In person (face to face)
Duration: 1 day 
Times: Please select a course date below or if there are no dates please click Enquire 
Refreshments: Please bring your own lunch (as required) 
If you need to cancel: Cancellation guidelines

Where can I get more information?

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

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Course Dates

Please select your course date.

Start DateLocationCost
Tue 24 Sep 2024 at 9:00AM 1 class Ryde Register