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Documenting the Medical Need to Operate Power Seat Functions through the Drive Input Device

Documenting the Medical Need to Operate Power Seat Functions through the Drive Input Device

Pride Learning Institute
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Purchase of this course will provide access to the recorded webinar version of the course below.

 0.1 AOTA CEUs/1 Contact Hours

Target Audience:  Licensed/Certified Medical Professional (i.e. PT, OT, Physician, Nurse), Rehab Professional (ATP, SMS, CRTS), Reimbursement & Billing Specialists

Course Description:   This course will walk clinicians and supplier ATPs through a decision tree that considers single vs. multiple power option capabilities and limitations; emphasizes what a non-expandable and an expandable electronics system is and does, and examines the need to operate power seat functions through the drive input device.

Learning Objectives:  

At the conclusion of the course the participant will be able to:

  1. Name at least 4 clinical considerations involved in the selection of power tilt, power recline and power leg elevation.
  2. Accurately identify a SPO base from a MPO base.
  3. Identify at least 2 capabilities of an expandable electronics system that a non-expandable system cannot do.
  4. Given evaluation findings for pressure injury, design a treatment plan for wheelchair power positioning intervention and how to operate it.

Pre-requisites:  A working knowledge of power mobility devices is recommended.


Hour 1

  • Review of typical third-party payor coverage criteria for power seat options.
  • Power wheelchair basic equipment package and beyond – including single & multiple power options, non-expandable & expandable electronics
  • Control / operation of power seat functions through the drive input device in an upright vs. a fully tilted and/or reclined position.
  • Question and Answer Period

Course Level:  All Levels

Instructional Methods:  Lecture, Discussion

AOTA Classification Code:  OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge

ADA: If you require ADA accommodations, please contact the Education Department (



Quantum Rehab/Pride Mobility Products Corp. has been approved as an Accredited Provider #1307743 (Valid through 2/28/26) by the International Association for Continuing Education & Training (IACET) 21670 Ridgetop Circle, Suite 170, Sterling, VA 20166: (703) 763-0705.


AOTA Authorized Provider #6865 (Valid through 12/30/23). AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.


This activity is approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2502011TX (Valid 2/28/25) and meets continuing education requirements for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant licensure renewal in Texas.  The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

CEU Disclaimer: It is the attendee’s responsibility to complete relevant documentation requirements to receive the qualified credit associated with this course. Failure to do so will result in an invalid certificate.