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POW2-Powered Mobility 2 Day Course

A course outlining the clinical application of powered mobility.

A course outlining the clinical application of powered mobility.

This two-day course series provides a foundation for assessing and prescribing powered wheelchairs.   The first day is clinically focused and the second is a training on the Sunrise Medical powered mobility product range using case stories and hands-on exercises.

This course is also available in a one-day express version on the road, please contact your local ASM for details and booking.
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 welcome
Day 1 course contents:
  • Identifying who is appropriate for powered mobility
  • The assessment process and key measurements
  • Goal prioritisation process for powered mobility
  • Drive wheel position and base technologies - relevance to function, performance and safety
  • Clinical reasoning for powered seating options
  • Features and use of electronics packages and components
Day 2 course contents:
  • Review of the types of powered mobility using the Sunrise Medical range, with clinical justification to build understanding in why to progress to each one
  • How to set up a powered wheelchair for optimal performance with hands-on practise
  • Translating assessment findings into an actual prescription
  • Problem solving exercises
  • Ordering with confidence

Available Dates:

Sorry, there are no dates currently scheduled. Please contact us on 0845 605 6688.

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