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    Occupational Therapist

    Assistive Technology 107
    Enabling Function and Participation with Seating Technologies


    • Identify the potential outcomes of seating for postural control, tissue integrity, and comfort
    • Describe a comprehensive seating assessment
    • Describe key biomechanical principles related to sitting and seating technologies
    • Describe the principles of seating for postural control
    • Describe the factors that contribute to the development of pressure ulcers
    • Discuss pressure mapping systems and the issues related to their use in the clinic
    • Describe seating technologies used for tissue integrity
    • Discuss the principles of seating for comfort
    • Discuss the design and construction of seating technologies
    • Describe the different characteristics of seating materials
    • Discuss the different classifications of materials used to construct seats
    • Describe the purpose and content of outcome measures specific to seating technologies

    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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