Permobil Academy

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Introducing the Permobil Academy. We’re committed to putting the latest education, evidence and research in your hands so you can have an even more profound, positive impact on your clients’ lives. Whether you’re looking for technical training or Continuing Education Credits (CEUs), you can trust Permobil.

Our content has been developed by experienced clinicians. As recognized leaders in the industry, they are sought out as speakers at events and conferences worldwide.

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Understanding Cushion Properties with the Help of ANSI/RESNA and ISO Standards

Date: January 14th, 12:00pm – 1:00pm EST

Speaker: Kara Kopplin, Director of Regulatory Science


For decades, test standards have been developed around the world to measure and characterize wheelchair seating solutions, specifically wheelchair cushions. These standardized “bench tests” allow for an objective, scientific approach to analyze support surfaces and understand the potential benefits to the wheelchair client.

In this webinar, participants will gain an understanding of the network of standards committees, including ANSI/RESNA in the US, CEN in Europe, and ISO internationally. An overview of the current standards work will be presented, with consideration given to how these test measures relate to client needs, market and regulatory requirements, and the new international clinical guidelines recently published by NPIAP/EPUAP/PPPIA for pressure injury prevention.

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Note: Since this entire webinar is discussing a specific product, according to CEU/CCU guidelines, no CEU/CCU education credits can be issued; however, a certificate of participation will be available for download.

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