So Many Choices: Choosing a Client-Centered Cushion

Every seating team aims to make client-centered decisions when choosing the optimal wheelchair seat cushion.

But with so many cushions to choose from — and so many priorities to consider, from pressure relief to positioning — where should the seating team start?

This presentation will share recent scientific insights on how pressure injuries occur and how that information can be used to make seating and seat cushion selections for clients with varying needs.

Seating experts Bart Van der Heyden, PT, and Filipe Monforte Correia, European & Latin American Business Developing Manager for Stealth Products, will also discuss how different cushion design elements address load management, seated stability, and postural support for optimal function.

Don’t miss this free educational opportunity for seating and wheeled mobility clinicians, complex seating suppliers, rehabilitation engineers, service/repair technicians, funding specialists, and case managers.

What you’ll be able to achieve after this presentation:

  • List at least 3 cushion design features that impact pelvic stability.
  • List at least 3 interventions that impact the load distribution on your client’s pelvis when using a wheelchair cushion.
  • Define a wheelchair seat cushion strategy for a client with a fixed pelvic obliquity.

Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Time: 2:00 p.m. (Eastern) / 1:00 p.m. (Central) / 11:00 a.m. (Pacific)
Duration: 1 hour

The webinar concludes with a live Q&A session.

A certificate of attendance is available for all individuals who register and attend the full Webinar (live or on-demand).

All registrants will have access to the live event and an on-demand recording of the presentation. If registrants want to watch the presentation again or have a scheduling conflict, they can register and access the on-demand version of this webinar, which will be available after the live event.

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