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Applying the NPIAP Guidelines to Clinical Practice for Wheelchair Seating

Applying the NPIAP Guidelines to Clinical Practice for Wheelchair Seating

Date: Tuesday, April 13th, 2021 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST


Ana Endsjo, MOTR/L, CLR,National Education Manager – Long Term Care Division


Webinar Overview:

During this webinar we will discuss the Wheelchair Seating Pocket Guide that was created in a partnership between Permobil and the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP). The goal of this resource guide is to link clinical principles to daily practice. We will look at recommendations on patient screenings and referrals as well as product selection to take skin protection to the next level in your organization.

We will address the following objectives:
• Name two risk factors that warrant a therapy referral for a specialty support surface.
• Due to poor seated posture, name two resulting medical complications that may impair wound healing.
• List two types of Permobil products that are considered a specialty support surface.

Please note that because specific products will be mentioned, there will be no CEUs provided for this webinar. We will be able to provide a certificate of attendance upon completion of the LIVE event. You will receive a link in your follow-up email. By following this link, you will then enter your name and email and be able to print your certificate.

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