Atypical Power Positioning Course focuses on the clinical benefits of the less commonly prescribed power seating functions including standing, anterior tilt, along with laterally tilted positioning to accommodate a variety of more complex patient populations- including higher level spinal cord injuries, muscular dystrophy and cerebral palsy.
1. Participants will be able to describe at least four diagnoses or physical conditions which may require an atypical seating system and explain why it is medical necessary.
2. Participants will be able to describe at least 3 functional activities which could be enhanced with the provision of atypical seating for more involved clients.
3. Participants will be able to list at least 3 of the patient measurements which may require custom or atypical accommodations.
4. Participants will be able to describe 3 or more clinical applications for anterior tilt/lateral tilt and standing systems.
About the Speaker
Steffen Tiskus, P.T. Training and Education Coordinator
Steffen Tiskus began his career as a Physical Therapist, working with a wide range of patient populations. Later working as a Rehabilitation Technology Supplier in a variety of clinical settings, with both pediatric and adult populations. For fourteen years worked as an Independent Representative and consultant of Complex Rehabilitation Equipment. With over twenty years of omplex Technology experience, Has presented on numerous occasions throughout the United States on Seating and positioning and wound care management. Has served on the Spinal Cord Injury Association Board, Illinois Chapter and continues to volunteer for The Kids Equipment Network, (TKEN.ORG)-
Providing a free monthly clinic for children and young adults who lack funding and provide a variety of durable medical equipment at no cost. Currently- Training and Development Coordinator- Power Positioning for Motion Concepts.
0.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)