One of the reasons that choosing optimal wheelchair seating is so challenging is the large number of factors that can raise the risk of pressure injuries. In addition to pressure and shear, for example, microclimate — the temperature and humidity that exist between a wheelchair user and the seating system — can impact the possibility…
ISS:VPS to Offer Virtual Educational Courses There won’t be an in-person International Seating Symposium (ISS) in 2024, but you can still learn from the comfort of your own home or office thanks to the University of Pittsburgh’s ISS Virtual Professional Summit (ISS:VPS). The two-day summit takes place on Wed., Feb. 7, 2024, and Wed., March…
Paper published in Advances in Skin and Wound Care is currently free to download.
Continuing education opportunities, higher prices for auto mobility dealers, and a Paralympian ascends to SafeSport’s Chair.
National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel grant program focuses on the organization’s research priorities.
Sharon Sonenblum, Ph.D., is developing a pressure injury assessment tool.
New resource is free to download and discusses pressure injury causes and risks.
The National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel seeks to support research on pressure injury priority topics.
An industry veteran joins PDG Mobility; accessibility advocate Emily Ladau has a rough flight.
Awards will be presented at this year’s conference in March.