U.S. Rehab Tech Training

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June 19-21

  • U.S. Rehab Tech Training is a three-day seminar on power wheelchair repair. A beginner track and an advanced track are offered to allow education content to be tailored to the techs’ skill levels. The course is taught by Matt Macpherson from FIOS DME Repair & Training along with technical trainers from MK Battery, Invacare, Motion Concepts, Permobil, Sunrise Medical and Avid Rehab.

    Registration now available!

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the tools that a wheelchair technician needs to rapidly correctly diagnose and perform repairs on manual and power wheelchairs.
  • Explain the operation of the major electrical components used in wheelchair controllers.
  • Demonstrate the procedures necessary to trouble shoot electrical issues with wheelchair electronics.
  • Select and inspect batteries for the DME industry.

Beginner Track:

We suggest that techs with less than two years' experience attend the beginner track.

  • Electronics and Battery Basics, Motors and Controllers
  • Programing for the new tech
  • Product specific repair and adjustments
  • Industry trends

Advanced Track:

We suggest techs with more than two years' experience attend the advanced track.

  • Programing for the advanced tech
  • Product specific repair and adjustments
  • Industry trends
  • Introduction to Seating and Positioning for techs