Credits: .1 CEU
Presenter: Carolyn Porteguese, OTR/L, LNHA, ATP/SMS, MSCS, MBA and Mark Payette, CO, ATP
Medical Terminology, ATP/SMS Prep Content, Intermediate Level
The participants will be able to describe the science of friction and shear forces and the effect on the body.
The participants will be able to relate the scientific principles of friction and shear in seating to protect tissue from these forces.
The participants will be able to recognize how low friction fabrics can influence functional stability and mobility in seating.
The participants will be able to apply new learning and complete a hands-on clinical assessment of friction.