This webinar will review evaluation criteria when considering power mobility for a client who can push a manual wheelchair, including components of the assessment used to identify the need for power mobility, physiological and functional indications for a power wheelchair, and documentation of medical necessity to justify the progression from manual to power mobility.
The participant will be able to describe 4 assessment goals when evaluating for power mobility.
The participant will be able to list 3 indications for providing a power wheelchair for a client who can push a manual wheelchair.
The participant will be able to explain 3 components of medical justification documentation when recommending a power wheelchair for a client who can push a manual wheelchair.
Cindy Duff, PT, ATP/SMS has practiced PT for 30 years at Denver Health, a level one trauma, safety net hospital. She performs seating and mobility evaluations on the inpatient critical care, acute, and rehabilitation units and in the outpatient Wheelchair Clinic.