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NSM University Presents "Move and Empower"

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ESC Region 12

2101 West Loop 340

Building 2- Rooms Pecan, Mockingbird, Bluebonnet

Waco, TX 76712

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Registration to participate with National Seating and Mobility's CEU educational event with hands-on equipment expo!

Education is worth .6 CEUs

CEUs Accredited for: Physical and Occupational Therapists, COTA, PTA, ATP

Topics applicable to: Medical Claims Reviewers, Clinical Service Coordinators, and Case Managers

Two Educational Tracks to choose from

Track 1. Properties of Manual Wheelchairs and impact on health, safety, independence and ADLs.

Track 2. Standing and Walking; impact on child development and cognition

Walk the exhibitor booths to see the latest technology solutions for augmentative communication, adaptive equipment, power and manual wheelchairs, home/vehicle accessibility equipment and speak with health plan representatives.

Registration fee of $17.64 ($15 course fee and $2.64 eventbrite fee) includes catered breakfast and lunch and certificate for .6 CEUs / 6 contact hours of continuing education.

Course Details:

Track 1 Presented by Christie Hamstra, MSPT, DPT, ATP (.6 CEUs Total)

8:30- 10:00 am Center of Gravity- what does it mean? (.15 CEU/ 1.5 contact hr)

The participant will be able to list 3 things that impact center of gravity in WC set up

The participant will be able to list 3 reasons center of gravity is important to the WC user

The participant will be able to describe axel plate positioning in an LMN and why its important for the patient

10:15- 11:45 am Maximizing Propulsion Efficiency (.15 CEU/ 1.5 contact hr)

The participant will be able to list 3 factors that impact propulsion efficiency in WC set up

The participant will be able to list 3 negative consequences to the patient in not maximizing efficiency

The participant will be able to list 3 benefits to the patient in maximizing propulsion efficiency

Vendor Expo and Lunch-in 11:45 am- 1:15 pm

1:15- 3:15 pm Why Weight Matters and Staying Client Centric in WC Prescription (.2 CEU/ 2 contact hr)

The participant will be able to list the decision makers of WC selection and what their goals may be

The participant will be able to provide solutions for possible conflicting goals in WC selection

The participant will be able to be list 3 aspects of a WC that may cause disagreement and how they would mitigate it.



3:30- 4:30 pm Entering the World of Power Assist for Manual Wheelchairs – Who? Why? When?

(.1 CEU, 1 Contact Hour)

A variety of manufactures produce power add-on devices for manual wheelchairs, but they are not all the same. There is variation in how they attach to the wheelchair, how the user manipulates the device, functional level required by the user as well as how the device performs in alternative environments. In this presentation we will review power assist devices on the market today, comparing and contrasting advantages and disadvantages, as well as how to assess for functional and environmental demands.

Track 2 Presented by Ginny Paleg PT, MPT, DScPT (.6 CEU Total):

8:30 am –11:45 pm Learning to Walk; Walking to Learn = 0.3 CEU’s (15 min break provided)

Learning Objectives:

Be able to describe the evidence supporting Gait Trainer Use

Be able to determine a child’s GMFCS Level

Be able to write measurable achievable functional goals for a specific child in a gait trainer

Vendor Expo and Lunch-in 11:45 am- 1:15 pm

1:15 pm –4:30 pm Get On Your Feet = 0.3 CEUs (15 min break provided)

Learning Objectives:

Be able to describe 3 research articles and their evidence for standing

Be able to describe how many degrees of abduction in standing is optimal for hip formation

Be able to write 3 measurable achievable functional goals for a specific child in a stander

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ESC Region 12

2101 West Loop 340

Building 2- Rooms Pecan, Mockingbird, Bluebonnet

Waco, TX 76712

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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