STEPS Training / Training Calendar 2021

Training Calendar 2021

See below for our upcoming training and webinar dates:

Date Workshop Title Location
Registration Link
Description
11/05/2021 Manual Wheelchair Prescription and Client Skills training

Sunrise Medical Australia

11 Daniel Street, Wetherill Park 2164 NSW

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/146185443597 Learn how to prescribe and configure manual wheelchairs to maximize independence, function and long- term health with avoidance of overuse injuries.   Topics will include assessment strategies, frame selection, configuration to promote safe, functional independence in an active manual wheelchair. 
11/05/2021 Assessment of Paediatric Clients for Postural Systems, Standing Devices and Wheelchairs

Virginia Golf Club - 

2 Elliott Road, Banyo Queensland 4014

Please Visit - https://education.aidacare.com.au/categorized-events/ This is an intermediate course addressing the postural and mobility needs of the pediatric population while considering all 24 hours of the day. We will take the process from the beginning: including client assessment and postural mat evaluation.  We’ll consider tone, spasticity, growth and abnormal postures. 
13/05/2021 Power to the People: Power Mobility

Twin Waters Club -

151 Ocean Drive, Twin Waters Queensland 4564

Please Visit - https://education.aidacare.com.au/categorized-events/ Join us for a Quickie Masterclass in complex powered mobility.  We’ll go beyond the typical and address when standard features don’t meet client functional need. We’ll look at more complex situations including less typical power seating systems - such as standing, lateral tilt and anterior tilt.   
17-19/05/2020 ATSA - Melbourne Exhibition Pavilion, Melbourne Showgrounds https://www.atsaindependentlivingexpo.com.au/ In 2021, the ATSA Independent Living Expo is set to have more than 100 exhibitors displaying a wide range of products and services in assistive technology, mobility solutions, pressure care, employment support, accessible recreation/holiday ideas, modified motor vehicles and a lot more.
25-27/05/2021 ATSA - Perth Robinson Pavilion, Claremont Showground https://www.atsaindependentlivingexpo.com.au/ In 2021, the ATSA Independent Living Expo is set to have more than 100 exhibitors displaying a wide range of products and services in assistive technology, mobility solutions, pressure care, employment support, accessible recreation/holiday ideas, modified motor vehicles and a lot more.
26/05/2021 WEBINAR - Getting the Most Out of Your Wheelchair - Axle Plate and wheel position:  The Difference a millimeter can make! GoToWebinar https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4622291222334329359 This lunchtime webinar will discuss changes in manual wheelchair configuration and rear-wheel position to maximize long term safe mobility. 
 
8/06/2021

Mat Eval 101

Mantra Hervey Bay - 

Buccaneer Drive, Urangan Qld 4655

Please Visit - https://education.aidacare.com.au/categorized-events/ This comprehensive program is designed to provide applicable concepts to anyone involved in the assessment as well as the prescription of seating and positioning technology. The focus of discussion will be on principles and biomechanics of seating and positioning to maximize function. The assessment process will be reviewed from initial client contact through the final equipment prescription.
9/06/2021 24 Hour Positioning

Sunrise Medical Australia

11 Daniel Street, Wetherill Park 2164 NSW

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/152443981051 This is an intermediate course addressing the postural and mobility needs of the pediatric population while considering all 24 hours of the day.
15/06/2021 Case by Case – Taking Wheelchair and Seating Evaluation from Initial Assessment to Final Prescription Toowoomba CITY Golf Club Please Visit - https://education.aidacare.com.au/categorized-events/

This is an intermediate course addressing the seating and wheelchair mobility needs of the adult population. We will take the process from the beginning: including client assessment, postural mat evaluation and possible solutions for abnormal postures.  We’ll then translate this information into product prescription.  

16/06/2021 Assessment of Paediatric Clients for Postural Systems, Standing Devices and Wheelchairs The Commercial Club Please Visit - https://education.aidacare.com.au/categorized-events/ This is an intermediate course addressing the postural and mobility needs of the pediatric population while considering all 24 hours of the day. We will take the process from the beginning: including client assessment and postural mat evaluation.  We’ll consider tone, spasticity, growth and abnormal postures. 
16/06/2021 WEBINAR - Power Add On’s  - What’s the Go? GoToWebinar https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/574559011444460303 This highly engaging lunch webinar will describe the diverse equipment available to manual wheelchair users to get out in the community – including Front Wheel, Power add on’s and Power assist devices.
23-25/06/2021 OTA - Cairns Cairns Convention Centre https://www.otaus2021.com.au/ The 29th National Conference and Exhibition will be held at the Cairns Convention Centre, Queensland and will take place from 23-25 June 2021 with an expected audience of over 1,000 delegates. 
29/06/2021 WEBINAR - Learnings from the wheelchair – a decade of living on wheels.  Trials, Triumphs and Funny happenings GoToWebinar https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5252527988840730639 During this lunchtime webinar, Mitch will talk about his experience since his spinal injury in 2011, giving Clinicians valuable insight.
 
3-4/07/2021 Source Kids Expo - Brisbane Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre https://www.sourcekids.com.au/expo/expo-brisbane-2020/
  • Over 120 disability product and service providers in one space for the two-day event
  • A live Info-Pod with an incredible list of speakers
  • A Performance zone to entertain young and old
13/07/2021 WEBINAR - My Way Goal Setting and Outcome Measures GoToWebinar https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4060331928889751823 During this lunchtime webinar, Amy will discuss best practice in implementing walking programs: assessment strategies, training tips and ways to improve compliance. 
20/07/2021 Assessment of Paediatric Clients for Postural Systems, Standing Devices and Wheelchairs Castle Hill RSL Please Visit - https://education.aidacare.com.au/categorized-events/ This is an intermediate course addressing the postural and mobility needs of the pediatric population while considering all 24 hours of the day. We will take the process from the beginning: including client assessment and postural mat evaluation.  We’ll consider tone, spasticity, growth and abnormal postures.
27/07/2021 WEBINAR - Power Wheelchair Considerations GoToWebinar https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1258399168828200207 During this lunchtime webinar, Rob breaks down how to feel comfortable doing a power wheelchair assessment – breaking down the steps and considerations. 
29/07/2021 You Picked the Right Manual Wheelchair Frame - Don’t Stop There Novotel Canberra Please Visit - https://education.aidacare.com.au/categorized-events/ Learn how to prescribe and configure manual wheelchairs to maximize independence, function and long- term health with avoidance of overuse injuries.  Topics will include assessment strategies, frame selection, configuration to promote safe, functional independence in an active manual wheelchair.  We’ll experience, through trial and interaction, how different frame styles and set ups affect propulsion, comfort and ultimately client function.
11/08/2021 WEBINAR - Made To Measure Manual Wheelchairs – How this effects fit and performance  GoToWebinar https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5579053255476328719 During this lunchtime webinar, Mitch will discuss RGK’s Made to Measure System and how this impacts how a wheelchair is uniquely designed for each user. 
16/08/2021 WEBINAR - Decades of living on wheels - What’s changed, what still needs to change? GoToWebinar https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3282791390587091471 During this lunchtime webinar, Errol talks about his life on wheels. 
8/09/2021 WEBINAR - Development of Head and Trunk Control GoToWebinar https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2499497107936227087 During this lunchtime webinar, we’ll describe how control develops, review assessment techniques and develop helpful therapy sessions to use in your clinic/community practice.
8/09/2021 Seating and Mobility Crash Course Aidacare Regent's Park Please Visit - https://education.aidacare.com.au/categorized-events/

This workshop is for clinicians newer to the prescription process or those that need a bit of a refresher... 

We’ll cover the basics: immediately increasing your confidence! 

  • Gathering required information in an efficient manner
  • Sitting assessment strategies in the community
  • Measuring for standard/semi configured MWC and less complex PWC
  • Features to look for in a manual wheelchair to suit common diagnoses
  • Common wheelchair adjustments in increase client comfort and function
  • Features to look for in seat cushions to meet client needs.
21/09/2021 Seating and Mobility Crash Course

Sage Hotel Wollongong -

60/62 Harbour St, Wollongong NSW 2500

Please Visit - https://education.aidacare.com.au/categorized-events/

This workshop is for clinicians newer to the prescription process or those that need a bit of a refresher... 

We’ll cover the basics: immediately increasing your confidence! 

  • Gathering required information in an efficient manner
  • Sitting assessment strategies in the community
  • Measuring for standard/semi configured MWC and less complex PWC
  • Features to look for in a manual wheelchair to suit common diagnoses
  • Common wheelchair adjustments in increase client comfort and function
  • Features to look for in seat cushions to meet client needs.
19/10/2021 Assessment Strategies for Mobility Devices

The Mantra - Hervey Bay QLD 

 

Please Visit - https://education.aidacare.com.au/categorized-events/ This workshop provides valuable information to participants newer to the assessment, prescription and funding processes of seating and wheelchair prescription - or those wishing to have a bit of a new look at seating evaluation. Designed with NDIS in mind, every attendee will learn the skills necessary to effectively perform seating and mobility assessments, troubleshoot existing seating systems and use these skills to assist clients in selection of appropriate seating and mobility technology maximizing health, function and participation.  
16/11/2021 Power to the People: Power Mobility Mercure -  Townsville, QLD Please Visit - https://education.aidacare.com.au/categorized-events/ Join us for a Quickie Masterclass in complex powered mobility.  We’ll go beyond the typical and address when standard features don’t meet client functional need. We’ll look at more complex situations including less typical power seating systems - such as standing, lateral tilt and anterior tilt.   


Please contact us via email or telephone if you have any questions or require further information regarding our training events. We can also arrange personalised sessions on specific topics that you require.

E-mail: marketing@sunrisemedical.com.au
Ph: (02) 96786600
    
We look forward to seeing you at our events!
 

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