Presented by Permobil:

A1:  Acquired Brain Injury: Meeting Wheeled Mobility Needs 8:00-10:00

(0.2 CEUs, 2 Contact Hours)

Presenter: Tricia Garven, PT, MPT, ATP

  1. Describe three common functional limitations that occur following Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
  2. Identify three common postural concerns in individuals with ABI
  3. Describe at least two considerations when configuring a manual wheelchair for efficient propulsion and postural support following ABI
  4. State three current perceptions related to prescribing power mobility for people with ABI, including Cerebrovascular Accidents (CVA) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  5. Discuss two potential training techniques to allow for initiation of power mobility post-CVA.


Presented by Mobility First

A2:  Documentation Life Preserver 10:30-11:30

(0.1 CEUs, 1 Contact Hour)

Presenter: Daniel Fedor

  1. Recognize what third party payers are looking for when reviewing mobility claims.
  2. Identify the necessary language for a comprehensive evaluation for the purpose of third party reimbursement.
  3. List key components of a successful wheelchair assessment to ensure your patient receives the medically necessary product in a timely manner.


Presented by MidAmerica Rehabilitation

A3:  Achieving Outcomes through Rehab Technology 12:30-1:30

(.1 CEUs, 1 Contact Hours)

Presenters: Melissa Smith, MOT, OTR/L & Jade Toren, PTA

  1. Determine benefits of neuro reeducation technology.
  2. Determine indications and contraindications of use for the Bioness H200.
  3. To be able to identify the indications and contraindications for use of the AutoAmbulator (Body Weight Supported Treadmill Training)
  4. To be able to identify the benefits for the use of the AutoAmbulator (BWSTT)
  5. Understand the clinical guidelines needed to maximize benefits and functional outcomes when using the AutoAmbulator (BWSTT)


Presented by Quantum Rehab

B1:  The Case for Wheels: Selecting the Clinically appropriate Power Wheelchair Base 8:00-9:30

(0.15 CEUs, 1.5 Contact Hours)

Presenter: Wade Lucas, PT, DPT, ATP/SMS

  1. List two advantages and one disadvantage of each power wheelchair drive wheel configuration.
  2. Describe the “outdoor terrain” behaviors of each power wheelchair drive wheel configuration.
  3. Compare the effect of motor speed, torque and turning radius on the performance of each power wheelchair drive wheel configuration.


Presented by Ki Mobility

B: 2 Postural Development in the Young Child and Adolescent:  Strategies to Enhance Outcomes 10:30-11:30

(0.1 CEUs, 1 Contact Hour)

Presenter: Curt Prewitt, MS, PT, ATP

  1. List at least 3 abilities that may be delayed if key postural developmental milestones are not achieved on time
  2. List 3 goals of special seating for the child or adolescent
  3. List 3 of sustained weight bearing activity through the lower extremities (standing, or walking)


Presented by Ability KC

B3: Serial Casting the Neurological Patient 12:30-1:30

(0.1 CEUs, 1 Contact Hour)

Presenter: Michelle Ahern, PT

  1. State understanding of benefits of serial casting
  2. Will state understanding of how to identify who is appropriate for casting
  3. Will state understanding of products used during casting
  4. Will state understanding of foot/ankle deformities
  5. Will state understanding of COM/posture
  6. Will demonstrate understanding of resting muscle tone, spasticity, tonic firing of mm groups, etc.
  7. Will demonstrate understanding of measurements
  8. Will state understanding or orthotic scheduling process
  9. Will state understanding of goals of casting
  10. Will state understanding of precautions and contraindications