MobilityWorks is sponsoring this course at three separate times and locations:
Date: Saturday January 26th 2013
Time: 9am—5pm Breakfast and Lunch provided
This continuing education course contains a range of topics pertaining to personal automotive mobility solutions. It will assist the allied health care practitioner in understanding and advocating for individuals seeking automotive vehicle modification solutions, while also teaching practitioners about the unique process involved in evaluating, selecting and purchasing appropriate automotive options.
Location: 325 North Altadena Drive, Pasadena, CA
To register for the course, please contact Khrystyna Cusimano.
Phone: 626-756-5634 or Email: KCusimano@mobilityworks.com
Date: Friday, February 22nd, 2013
Time: 8am—5pm Lunch provided
Location: 12117 Princeton Pike
Cincinnati, OH 45246
To register for this course, please contact Robin Skiff at 513-791-4000 or email Robin.Skiff@mobilityworks.com
Date: Friday, March 22nd, 2013
Time: 8am—5pm Lunch provided
Location: 1965 East Avis,
Madison Heights, MI 48071
To register for this course, please contact Sherri Roeder at 248-616-3004 or email SRoeder@mobilityworks.com
MobilityWorks is able to provide mobility equipment and accessible van training for occupational and physical therapists (OT/PT) in conjunction with many local colleges and universities. We are also able to provide a mobility consultant for in-service events, such as spinal cord injury support groups and rehabilitation center group meetings.
Occupational Therapists in training from Duquesne University at our Pittsburgh, PA location.
With ample time to prepare, MobilityWorks will help to arrange for classroom materials, visual aids, brochures and other product information that will help students, physicians and patients to understand the different types of equipment and vehicles available to help with a variety of mobility needs.
Graduate students from Chatham University working on their Masters degrees in Occupational Therapy attend a class at our Pittsburgh facility.
Some of the different topics we can help to cover include:
- Hand Control Options and Brake/Accelerator Modifications
- High-Tech Driving Equipment
- Reduced Effort Steering
- Vehicle Modifications and Chassis
- Side Entry and Rear Entry Options
- Lowered Floors
- Types of Wheelchair Lifts and Ramps Available
- Power transfer Seats and Other Seating Modifications
- Wheelchair & Scooter Information - Why is that Important?
- Wheelchair Measurements
- Pre-Modification Planning
- Mid-Conversion Fittings and Inspection
- Final Fittings and Inspection
- Test Drives with the Use of Hand Controls
- Behind the Wheel Instruction
- Consumer Release of the Vehicle
- Maintenance and Repairs
- Scooter Lifts and Wheelchair Lift Options
- Equipment Specifications
- Tie-Downs and Wheelchair Restraint Systems
- NMEDA and ADA Model Dealerships
With the combined efforts of the doctors, hospitals, rehab centers and OT/PTs, MobilityWorks can help your patients and their families to make a more informed, knowledgeable decision about their mobility options. Our consultants are trained to assist the OT/PT and patient with product recommendations that will best meet their particular mobility needs, now and in the future.
Contact your local MobilityWorks location to schedule an OT/PT training session or to schedule an in-service visit with a patient group session. We'll be glad to assist in your efforts in whatever way we can.