Credits: .1 CEU
Presenter: Darren Hammond, PT, MPT, CWS
Seating and Positioning, ATP/SMS Prep Content, Intermediate level
The participant will be able to explain the mechanisms and resulting forces that occur while load is applied to three different cushion materials.
The participant will be able to discuss three different load redistribution methods used in cushion design and construction.
The participant will be able to discuss three clinical situations where different load redistribution methods may be appropriate for individual using wheelchair support surfaces.
The participant will be able to explain three quantifying methods used to compare and contrast cushion materials surfaces.