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KIDS-Paediatric Mobility & Active Seating

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

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

A clinical course on the application of current guidelines to the assessment of children with powered or manual wheelchair mobility needs. Day two, participants build on the first day with training on the Sunrise Medical paediatric mobility and seating product range using case stories and hands-on exercises.

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

  • Demonstrate clinical reasoning in assessment for paediatric mobility equipment and related seating
  • Understand how to configure self-propel manual mobility for optimal use
  • Match Sunrise Medical paediatric mobility and related seating products to client needs

 Intended for:
Sunrise Medical dealers who hold a Quickie prescriptive account and who are actively involved in paediatric wheelchair.

  • Prescription
  • Occupational therapists, rehab engineers, physiotherapists and clinical scientists involved in paediatric wheelchair prescription
  • Therapy assistants with a minimum of 12 months’ experience in their role
  • Students are welcome

Course Contents:

  • Working with children and their families to establish and prioritise goals
  • The paediatric evaluation
  • Normal development and how this impacts mobility equipment selection
  • Paediatric mobility considerations for conditions seen frequently in the paediatric population
  • The Sunrise Medical paediatric mobility product range and key considerations for choosing the right product for a child’s needs
  • Special considerations for paediatric prescription
  • Hands-on adjustment of paediatric powered and manual mobility products
  • Ordering with confidence
  • Case study application

 

Available Dates:

07/06/2022

Sunrise Medical Head Office - Training Theatre
​Thorns Road, Brierley Hill, West Midlands. DY5 2LD
Contact: steps@sunmed.co.uk
0845 605 66 88 Option [Marketing]

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Frequently Asked Questions

Please take a look at our STEPS course schedule. Alternatively, please contact us at steps@sunmed.co.uk

Yes of course. Simply give us a call with your specific dietary needs and we will ensure that it is taken into account when ordering food for the day.

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