Join OT Michelle Lange for "Positioning the Head" for wheelchair users with .2 IACET CEUs provided by NRRTS as an authorized provider.
Attend on demand.
This course will discuss various strategies to optimize head position. First, we will explore strategies beyond the head support, including specific positioning interventions and addressing visual issues. Second, we will explore posterior head supports in depth, matching specific features to client needs. Third, we will explore other options which may be required if posterior support alone is inadequate, including anterior head support. Fourth, we will explore dynamic options at the head. Case studies will be used throughout.
1. The participant will be able to list 3 causes of decreased head control.
2. The participant will be able to list 3 strategies to provide posterior head support.
3. The participant will be able to list 3 strategies to support the head for clients without any head
4. The participant will be able to describe when dynamic head support is indicated.
Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ATP/SMS
Michelle Lange is an occupational therapist with over 35 years of experience and has been in private practice, Access to Independence, for over 15 years. She is a well-respected lecturer, both nationally and internationally, and has authored numerous texts, chapters, and articles. She is the co-editor of Seating and Wheeled Mobility: a clinical resource guide. She is the former NRRTS Continuing Education Curriculum Coordinator and Clinical Editor of NRRTS Directions magazine. Michelle is a RESNA Fellow and member of the Clinician Task Force. Michelle is a RESNA certified ATP and SMS.
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NRRTSCE is certifying the educational contact hours of the program and by doing so is in no way
endorsing any specific content, company, or product. The information presented in this program may
represent only a sample of appropriate interventions. As an IACET Accredited Provider, The National
Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the
ANSI/IACET Standard. This course is approved for .2 CEU(s).
Nanci Wishnoff, ATP
Garden City, New York
"Great webinar. I would recommend."
Brad Looper, ATP
Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, South Carolina
“Always appreciate Michelle's ability to present material in a pleasant and understandable way.”
Christine Lloyd, ATP
St Louis, Missouri
“I appreciated the overview of specific examples of each type of head support.”