In this pressure injury course hosted by AC Mobility, Magdalena Love (Masters of Occupational Therapy from University of Florida) will review the layers of the skin and the normal physiology of tissue healing and repair.
ROHO Pressure Injury Course Contents
Wheelchair cushion design principles will be discussed, along with commonly prescribed ROHO cushions—with emphasis on how the material design of the cushion impacts both pressure injuries and function within the wheelchair.
The range of ROHO products will be reviewed – emphasising the pros and cons of the various types of cushions. Hands on time for the “hand check” and use of the SmartCheck device will also be covered.
Lastly, pelvic positioning using 2-point and 4-point belts will be discussed for various types of client populations as well.
About the Presenter
Magdalena Love, OTR, ATP
Magdalena received her Masters of Occupational Therapy from University of Florida. Following a specialty affiliation as a research assistant at the National Institute of Health (NIH), she worked as an OT in the New York School system and at an outpatient paediatric clinic. In 2011, she went on to hold an OT position at The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR) in Houston, TX on both the Brain Injury then the Spinal Cord Injury/Specialty
Rehab team. Magdalena was actively involved in seating and mobility clinics during her career at TIRR. She currently works for Permobil, is an Assistive Technology Professional (ATP), and an active member of AOTA and RESNA.
DATE AND TIME
Wednesday, 19 September 2018
9:00 am – 11:00 am
5 Boulder Road
Malaga, WA 6090