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Seating Assessment & Solutions - Level 2 Intermediate-Advanced

9am | Monday 26 Nov 2018 to Wednesday 28 Nov 2018

Dublin

Price €180

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This training builds on the foundation training of SeatTech Seating and Solutions Level 1 which provides an overview of general solutions for the more common seating and mobility presentations.

Who should attend Level Two Training ?

Level 2 training builds on the foundation training of SeatTech Seating and Solutions Level 1 which provides an overview of general solutions for the more common seating and mobility presentations.

Applicants should have :

  • Attended a foundation course in seating. (SeatTech Level 1 Seating & Solutions)
  • Have a level of professional or educational experience which would promote an understanding of the anatomical and therapeutic terms used

 

Course Presenters

Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Clinical Engineering members of the SeatTech team will be delivering this training. Each trainer has many years experience working in the field of seating and mobility.

 

Course Objectives

This training is designed to enhance participants ability to :

  • Understand the physical and functional parameters that need to be considered as part of the assessment and provision process
  • Use a comprehensive battery of assessment tools/tasks to evaluate need.
  • Evaluate assessment findings to develop objectives with the client
  • To translate the assessment findings into product parameters
  • Participate actively in the Seating Assessment process, taking a leadership role as required
  • To promote best practice

Course Content

This three day course will include interactive presentations and hands on activity to include practical experience of assessing individuals with complex presentations.

Modules will include :

Development of sitting posture to include: muscle tone; range of motion; reflexes; and secondary complications ; Bio mechanics ; Assessment and measurement ; Documentation: diagrams and notation ; Pressure management ; Pain ; Product Parameters /Solutions ; Risk Outcome measurement

 

Course providers:

Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Clinical Engineering members of the SeatTech team will be delivering this training. Each trainer has many years experience working in the field of seating and mobility.

 

Booking information: 

  • Booking is via the form below.

  • Please note payment in full is taken at the time of booking

  • Payment of the booking fee does not guarantee you a place at this workshop. 

  • Full payment must be received prior to the closing date in order to secure your place.

  • If the workshop is oversubscribed you will be provided with a full refund.

  • Successful applicants will be notified that they have a place at the workshop following the applications closing date. 

  • Unsuccessful applicants will be kept on a waiting list pending cancellations. 

  • Communciations will be sent to the email address you enter on the booking form here. Please enter the email address to which you would like to receive notifications. Please check that your email address is spelt correctly. 

 

Cancellation Policy: 

 In the event that you cancel your place 10 or more working days before the workshop a 50% refund will be provided. No refund will be provided for cancellations after this time unless the place can be re-allocated to another applicant.

 

Weather warnings:

In the event of severe weather, AOTI is guided by Met Eireann status warnings, and aims to notify all participants by email and text at least 24 hours in advance if the event is to be postponed.

Safety is our first priority in circumstances where travel may be inadvisable. Please check emails and texts the day before and the day of the event.

Please check for updates on www.aoti.ie - UPCOMING EVENTS before setting off on the morning of the event.

When a workshop is postponed, a new date will be set as soon as possible and all confirmed participants will be offered a place. If you are not able to attend the new date, your booking fee will be refunded.

 

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