Postural Care Management with Sharon Sutherland & Jennifer McKee

13 part webinar series

Price 15.00
Event Date 29 Nov 2021
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This course consists of 11 recorded webinars to view in your own time and 2 live interactive sessions. This is an interdisciplinary training event run in association with ISCP (Physiotherapists)

Course schedule:

  • Webinar 1- 5 will be made available from 29th November 
  • Live session 1 will be on 13th December 14h00-15h30 
  • Webinar 6-11 will be made available from 10th January
  • Live session 2 will be on 24th January 14h00-15h30 

Webinar 1: Evidence based practices related to Postural Care
Learning objectives:
• Define Evidence Based Practice and each of the three components
• List the five steps to practicing EBP
• List five resources related to postural care
• List three outcome measures relevant to seating and postural care
• Explain three applications of interface pressure mapping
• Define the dosage recommendations for standing programmes

Webinar 2: Anatomy and Biomechanics Related to Seating
Learning Objectives:
• Define three common postural deviations and their symptoms versus causes
• List three two-joint muscles and their implications related to seating
• Identify components of the ICF related to the hands-on assessment and practical considerations for implementing solutions
• Define Windswept Hips and identify associated postural deviations in sitting

Webinar 3: Anatomy at Night: Supported Supine
Learning Objectives
• Understand the relationship between an individual’s sleep position and their seated alignment
• Identify impact of side lying, prone lying, and supine lying on the ribs and spine
• Determine supine support needed to decrease body shape distortion

Webinar 4: The Hands-On Assessment in Sitting and Supine
Learning Objectives:
• List 3 commonly seen symptoms related to the seated position
• List 4 key components of the hands-on assessment: supine and sitting
• Demonstrate how to evaluate the relationship between hip range of motion & pelvic-spine alignment relative to the seated position

Webinar 5: Pressure Care and Seating: What do we need to think about?
Learning Objectives:
• List 3 Current Risk Factors from the most current Clinical Practice Guidelines (2019)
• Define Stage 1- Stage 4 Pressure Ulcers
• Define the height differential between the ischial tuberosities and under surface of greater trochanters
• List 2 reasons why this height differential is important

Webinar 6: 24 hour Postural care and mobility related to Paediatrics
Learning Objectives:
At the end of this webinar, participants will understand:
• Postural development, anatomy and biomechanics as it relates to positioning in lying, sitting and standing for children
• The value of early intervention from a positioning and mobility perspective
• Considerations for growth, development and tone as it relates to seating

Webinar 7: Common Postural presentations and challenges in seating: Part 1
Learning Objectives:
• When Sliding is the clinical presentation :
o Define the steps involved to get to the root cause of the symptom of sliding?
o Describe how we translate the clinical findings to product parameters for optimal, sustainable solutions?

Webinar 8: Common Postural presentations and challenges in seating: Part 2
Learning Objectives:
• When Pelvic tilt, Pelvic rotation and Scoliosis is the presenting issue:
o Define the steps involved to get to the root cause of these symptoms?
o Describe how we translate the clinical findings to product parameters for optimal, sustainable solutions?

Webinar 9: Selecting a seat cushion; What are the ‘MUST HAVE’ features relative to our clinical assessment findings?
Learning Objectives:
• List the goals of seating as they relate to the prescription of wheelchair and static chair seat cushions/supports
• Define 3 key seat cushion product parameters
• List the 10 steps for checking for bottoming out on a seat cushion
• Identify/list 4 objective questions related to skin integrity and positioning properties of wheelchair seat cushions using a simple checklist

Webinar 10: Selecting a back support; What are the ‘MUST HAVE’ features relative to our clinical assessment findings
Learning Objectives:
• List the goals of seating as they relate to the prescription of back supports
• List 3 assessment steps that are necessary for back support selection
• Define 3 key back support product parameters/features
• List 3 outcomes that can be measured related to back support provision
• Ask 4 objective questions about back supports related to form, fit and function using a simple checklist

Webinar 11: Selecting a head support; What are the ‘MUST HAVE’ features relative to our clinical assessment findings
Learning Objectives:
• List 3 goals of seating as they relate to the prescription of head supports
• List 3 assessment steps that are necessary for head support selection
• Define 2 key head support product parameters/features
• List 3 outcomes that can be measured related to head support provision

About the facilitators: https://postureandmobility.com/aboutus

 

 

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