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Course List

Our Sunrise Training and Education Program (STEPS) seminars are designed to provide participants with clinical, technical, and product education on a variety of topics including manual wheelchairs, power wheelchairs, and seating. Each seminar is conducted by a member of our highly educated and experienced team of professionals in engaging formats which include lecture, discussions, and hands-on activities to provide the most optimal learning experience.

For additional information, please email us at Education.Canada@sunmed.com.

Available Courses:

SUNRISE MEDICAL’S 2022-2023 CYBER SERIES

Sunrise Medical Canada Inc.’s Cyber Series is now entering its 10th Year!


To celebrate this milestone, we have some exciting changes!
  • Webinars will be presented by members of the North American Clinical Education Team.
  • Webinars are CEU-certified.
  • A Certificate of Attendance is available for those who do not require CEUs.
Webinar topics will be released 3 months at a time. Subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date on new topic releases!

Please contact Sheilagh Sherman at sheilagh.sherman@sunmed.com with any questions you may have. Let us know what you would like to learn more about too!
 
Fall 2022 Schedule
Fit, Function and Performance of Folding Frame Wheelchairs
Presented by Sheilagh Sherman, BA, BHScOT, MHM, OT Reg. (Ont.)
This one-hour session covers the essentials of how to recommend an appropriately fitted wheelchair based on client measurement, clinical presentation, and desired functional outcomes. The course content focuses on folding frame wheelchair configuration along with design elements to be considered specific to the individual. 
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
1 p.m. ET
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4336212601798376203
Wednesday,
October 12, 2022
11 a.m. ET
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7129073291419273230
Thursday, October 13, 2022
12 p.m. ET
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/980509710895949580
 
Thursday, October 14, 2022
2 p.m. ET
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8459884782284110093
Clinical Considerations for Rigid Wheelchair Prescription
Presented by Sarah Leonard, PT, DPT, ATP
This one-hour session covers the essentials of how to recommend an appropriately fitted rigid frame wheelchair based on specific client body measurements, clinical presentation, and desired functional outcomes. The course content focuses on rigid frame wheelchair configuration along with design elements to be considered specific to the individual
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
1 p.m. ET
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8128986757904965647
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
11 a.m. ET
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7715120685605455630
Thursday, November 10, 2022
12 p.m. ET
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3517061045942793998
Thursday, November 10, 2022
2 p.m. ET
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6217140546365380875
Using Tilt Bases for Pressure, Posture, Function, and Participation
Presented by Jessica Presperin Pedersen, OTD, MBA, OTR/L, ATP/SMS, FAOTA, RESNA Fellow
This one-hour session provides an overview of how tilt wheelchairs can be used to enhance pressure distribution, posture, function, and participation. It will discuss decision making criteria to determine why a specific tilt base would be chosen and what angles could be used to meet goals.
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
1 p.m. ET
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4586061226048545807
 
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
11 a.m. ET
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7099296317516655373
Thursday, December 15, 2022
12 p.m. ET
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3003106430167427343
Thursday, December 15, 2022
2 p.m. ET
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7062734257358273808

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