The ROHO Institute has three upcoming Ready. Set. Go! Seminars. Visit The ROHO Institute’s Web site for more information.
Utilizing a didactic and case based approach, this course for health care professionals, will be an interactive program which will allow participants to focus on the management of pressure ulcers. This course emphasizes the current assessment and management techniques in pressure ulcer management and builds on the basic concepts of the normal physiology of healing. Included in this course will be a review of the etiology and management options for pressure ulcers including topical and adjunctive therapies. In addition, strategies will be given to assist in the section of the correct bed support surface. Reimbursement scenarios will also be discussed throughout, giving up-to-date information for the provider.
This interactive full one-day program provides an overview of seating and positioning evaluation, including the physical mat evaluation and measuring the client. The learner will have an opportunity to discuss and apply seating solutions for common postural asymmetries. Hands-on opportunity with new and challenging skills makes this a must for all therapists, providers and nurses who will be assessing and prescribing wheelchair seating systems.
This session will examine the decision making process required to choose the most appropriate functional mobility device – focusing on power mobility. Through the use of research and case studies, participants will learn the importance of a thorough evaluation to determine the most appropriate mobility device for their clients. Specific recommendations for overcoming funding challenges will be shared. Time will also be allotted for audience participation with equipment and discussion.
- July 20-22 in Seattle, WA at the Holiday Inn Seattle-Renton in Renton, WA.
- September 14-16 in Boston, MA at the Doubletree Guest Suites
- October 19-21 in Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN area with the location to be determined
*CEUs will be provided for each seminar.
The driver mounts their wheelchair from the ramp on the back of the bike and then secures it with a locking mechanism with a push-button release. The bike allows for enough room for the driver, the wheelchair and a passenger.