Class Title: Power Wheelchair Prescription for Adults with Neurological Diagnoses
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Description:

Presented by Susan Christie, PT, ATP and Pat Lengel, PT, ATP

  • Susan Christie PT, ATP is the Supervisor of the Assistive Technology Center at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital, which includes the Driver Rehab Program and the Wheelchair Seating Clinic. She holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Widener University and a Bachelor of Physical Therapy from the University of Vermont. Susan serves on the National Clinician Task Force of the CMMCMP (Coalition to Modernize Medicare Coverage of Mobility Products), as well as the Professional Standards Board of RESNA  (Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America). She is also certified by RESNA as an ATP (Assistive Technology Practitioner).

  • Patricia Lengel, PT, ATP is a Physical Therapist for The Homecare Network of Jefferson Health System and the Assistive Technology Center at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital. She holds a Bachelors of Physical Therapy from Temple University and is certified by RESNA as an ATP.

What to Expect

  • Discussion of neurological diagnoses and their mobility implications
  • Correlation of user goals and wheelchair characteristics
  • Information to use when recommending power mobility devices based on a patient scenario

FREE EVENT, FREE PARKING and light refreshments!

Dates, Times and Locations

  • March 22nd, 2011 @ 11:00am-1:00pm
    Bryn Mawr Hospital Health Center, Newtown Square, Conference Room C
  • March 22nd, 2011 @ 5:30-7:30pm
    Bryn Mawr Rehab, Malvern, Conference Rooms 1-4
  • March 23rd, 2011 @ 5:30-7:30pm
    Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood, Pew Auditorium

Registration

Registration is required by March 18. To register contact Kelly Jensen at 610.710.6789 or jensenkel@mlhs.org or register on-line.

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