REHB030a - Selecting the Proper Wheelchair Cushion Features

$39.00
SKU
012-REHB030a

This first course examines the basic goals of the seat cushion and how we can achieve these goals through various features and options. You should complete this course before beginning the course “REHB030b – Selecting the Proper Wheelchair Cushion Materials.”

This is the first of a two-course series that presents information you need to select the proper cushion to meet a wheelchair client’s needs. This first course examines the basic goals of the seat cushion and how we can achieve these goals through various features and options. You should complete this course before beginning the course “REHB030b – Selecting the Proper Wheelchair Cushion Materials.”

Learning objectives:

  1. Identify the top five goals for a wheelchair seat cushion; 
  2. Identify the pertinent cushion features that can help meet these goals when selecting the best product for each individual; 
  3. Describe the key to identifying an individual’s specific seating needs; 
  4. Describe the best way to reduce the risk of skin breakdown; 
  5. Identify the clues that an individual is at increased risk for skin breakdown; 
  6. Describe the best way to address a fixed deformity. 

NOTE: This two-course series replaces the VGMU courses “REHB004 – Foam 101” and “REHB022 – Selecting the Proper Cushion.”

To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey.

Continuing education: VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program. RESNA and NRRTS will accept the credit on any course that is AT-related. For questions concerning if a specific course is approved, please contact RESNA and NRTTS directly.

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