Course 10: Power Wheelchairs


Credit: .3 CEUs
There is no discount for this course.


This course is designed to provide a fundamental understanding of Power Wheelchairs (PWC), the categories of users and equipment, their construction and drive controls, their order forms, and the role of the CRT Supplier for training, configuration, fitting, and delivery.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the 3 categories of power mobility users
  • Describe the 3 device categories for power mobility
  • List the pros and cons for each device category
  • Describe the 3 types of drive wheel configuration
  • List the pros and cons for each drive wheel configuration
  • List 1 reason for each of the 4 Powered seating options
  • Describe the difference between joystick and switch-based driver controls.