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MANX-Manual Mobility Express Course

A course designed to look at the clinical application of adult manual mobility.

A course designed to look at the clinical application of adult manual mobility.

This express course provides a foundation for assessing and prescribing highly configurable manual wheelchairs. The morning is clinically focused and in the afternoon hands-on training on the Sunrise Medical manual product range using case stories and hands-on exercises.

Objectives: At the end of this clinical course, participants will:

  • Understand the essential parts of an assessment for adult manual mobility
  • Understand how to configure self-propel manual mobility for optimal use
  • Prescribe Sunrise Medical manual wheelchairs

Intended for:

  • Sunrise Medical dealers with a Quickie prescriptive manual wheelchair account who are actively involved in adult wheelchair prescription
  • Occupational therapists, rehab engineers, clinical scientists and physiotherapists assessing for and providing configurable manual wheelchairs
  • Therapy assistants with a minimum of 12 months’ experience in their role
  • Students are welcome

Course contents:

Benefits of manual mobility and how to establish client goals and priorities

  • Types of manual mobility and key considerations for each
  • Propulsion techniques
  • Optimal self-propel wheelchair set up
  • Client measurements
  • Matching client needs to key aspects of a manual wheelchair prescription 

Practical follow up in the afternoon:

  • The Sunrise Medical configurable manual wheelchair product range (e.g. Life, Argon, Helium, Xenon) and benefits of each
  • Adjustments
    • Key adjustments at time of handover
    • Adjustments to tailor equipment which client changes
  • Translating current wheelchair measurements to a new prescription
  • Accessories and matching to need
  • Understanding the order form and prescribing confidently

Available Dates:

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