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Permobil Academy: Advanced Seating Solutions Tampa General

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Tampa General Hosptial

1 Tampa General Circle

Rehabilitation Pavilion- Room R200

Tampa, FL 33606

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Join the Permobil Academy for an Education Event

Course Schedule:

8:00-8:30: Registration

8:30-10:30: : Acquired Brain Injury: Meeting Wheeled Mobility Needs *(.2 CEUs)

10:30-10:45: Break

10:45-11:45: Material Matters: The Substance and Design of Custom Power Wheelchairs CEU 1.0 hour

11:45-12:15: Lunch

12:15-1:15: Material Matters: The Substance and Design of Custom Power Wheelchairs Lab: 1.0 Contact hour

1:15-1:30: Break

1:30-2:30: Material Matters: The Substance and Design of Manual Power Wheelchair CEU 1.0

2:30-3:30: Material Matters: The Substance and Design of Manual Wheelchairs Lab: 1.0 Contact hour


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Presenter:

Jennith Bernstein, PT, DPT, ATP: Jennith has been a practicing PT for 13 years and spent the last 10 years at a model SCI center (Shepherd Center) in Atlanta, Georgia. Jennith completed her Masters in Physical Therapy at North Georgia College & State University and return to complete her transitional DPT at University of Texas Medical Branch in 2014. While at Shepherd Center, Jennith, initiated a “Seating Champion” program to improve the inpatient and day program clinicians understanding of complex seating, pressure management and skin protection as well as research reviews, advanced programming and adjustments. She was also part of a center wide multidisciplinary focus group for reduction of hospital acquired skin breakdown. Jennith has served as a volunteer teacher at the Universidad Mariano Galvez in Guatemala, instructing spinal cord injury curriculum as well as seating and mobility. Jennith has presented at national and international conferences such as RESNA, ISS, Expo Ortopedica, and the APTA NEXT conference. Jennith joined Permobil as a Clinical Education Manager in 2016.

Please contact Katherine Petrocci, Territory Sales Manager, Permobil Inc. (katherine.petrocci@permobil.com) for any questions.

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ProCert has awarded certification in the amount of 4 Continuing Competence Units (CCUs) to this activity. CCUs are a unit of relative value of an activity based on its evaluation against a rigorous and comprehensive set of standards represeting the quaility of an activity. The CCU determination is a valuation applying many factors including, but not limited to, duration of the activity. no conclusion should be drawn that CCUs correlate to time (e.g.hours).

Permobil Academy has been reviewed and approved as an AOTA Approved Provider by The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc., 4720 Montgomery Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814. Permobil Academy will award .4 AOTA CEUs to participants who successfully complete these programs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

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Tampa General Hosptial

1 Tampa General Circle

Rehabilitation Pavilion- Room R200

Tampa, FL 33606

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