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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

To download the flyer, click here.

The assessment has been completed and the next step is to fill in the order form.  It is important to understand the order forms to ensure appropriate selections are made as the choices will influence the fit, function and performance of the wheelchair.  

Welcome to Sunrise Medical Canada Inc.’s product webinars.  Join us this fall as we walk you through the order forms for our popular manual wheelchairs – from folding frame to rigid to tilt.  Whether you are a vendor filling in the order form, a therapist prescribing a Quickie®/RGK® manual wheelchair, a funder wanting to understand why an option is chosen or a therapist assistant interested in learning more, please join one of our complimentary webinars.  

Each 45-minute webinar topic is o­ffered at 3 di­fferent times! Select the time that is best for you. A Certificate of Attendance is available after each session.

Who should attend?

  • Occupational therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • OTA/PTAs
  • Funders
  • Vendors

Register for any or all of the webinars by clicking on the link below (or cutting and pasting the link into your browser):

https://sunmed.webex.com/mw3300/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=sunmed&service=6

 
To download the flyer, click here.

Questions about the webinar series? Email Sheilagh Sherman, OT Reg. (Ont.) at Sheilagh.Sherman@sunmed.com.

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Fall Leckey Learning Sessions

Join Sunrise Medical Canada Inc. and Leckey for 2 one-hour webinars on emerging trends and mobility research!

Presenter: Rebekah Tinney, Physiotherapist

Rebekah graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2012 with a degree in Physiotherapy. She completed her junior rotations in both adult and children’s physiotherapy in Nottinghamshire County before specializing as a Paediatric Physiotherapist in 2014. Rebekah has a special interest in Neuromuscular conditions and also the management of hip displacement in children with Cerebral Palsy.

Webinars

Wednesday, September 21
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)*
Topic: Emerging Trends in Cerebral Palsy

 

This webinar explores the current evidence surrounding Cerebral Palsy. We will examine how changes in diagnosis such as stem cell and gene therapy, along with new techniques in assessment are directly affecting treatment and intervention strategies. Future research and implications for practice will be discussed in this wide-ranging and fascinating update to CP.

Learning Objectives

  • After review of current literature surrounding Cerebral Palsy (CP), participant will be able to discuss causes and prevention methods
  • After review of the current literature surrounding Cerebral Palsy (CP), the participant will be able to describe early intervention, treatment and management of CP
  • Participants will be able to describe novel methods/interventions that are being developed.

Registration Link: https://bit.ly/3O9XwLB​


Tuesday, October 4
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)*
Topic: Let's Get Walking

Join us for this rallying call to get up and get walking! In this webinar, the latest research on the challenges and benefits of active mobility for children with additional needs will be presented. Examining both the physical and psychosocial value of upright mobility, we will explore common paediatric issues which hinder participation and impact gait, discuss practical strategies to aid success and give walking its rightful place as a key part of 24-hour postural activity.

Learning Objectives

  • Participant will be able to describe the development of walking and the normal gait cycle
  • Participant will be able to discuss the benefits/challenges of walking and using walking frames
  • Participant will be able to list common issues children face when using walking frames

Registration Link: https://bit.ly/3uScfDY

Both sessions will be recorded for those who are unable to attend.
 

NRRTSCE is certifying the educational contact hours of the program and by doing so is in no way endorsing any specific content, company, or product. The information presented in this program may represent only a sample of appropriate interventions. As an IACET Accredited Provider, The National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. These courses are approved for .1 CEU(s) each.

To download the flyers, click here.

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