U.S. Rehab Tech Training

Home Education U.S. Rehab Tech Training

June 11-12

U.S. Rehab Tech Training is a two-day seminar on power and manual wheelchair repair. A beginner/intermediate and advanced track are offered to allow education content to be tailored to the attendees' skill levels. Tech Training is not included in your Heartland Conference registration. You must pre-register for Tech Training when registering for Heartland.

Click here to learn more details about Tech Training.



Beginner/Intermediate Track:

Location: LC 205, Van G. Miller Adult Learning Center

We suggest that techs with about one year experience attend the beginner/intermediate track.

  • Manual equipment: Repairs, adjustments and other major aspects.
  • Power foundations: Electronics basics, battery theory and troubleshooting tactics.
  • Power equipment: Basic programming of power chair electronics, acceleration, speed, and other foundational programming tools.
  • CRT manual equipment: Aspects of proper set up and adjustments to CRT rigid frame wheelchairs.
  • Seating basics: Evaluate potential seating issues and adjusting equipment appropriately based on evaluation.
  • Power programming: Electronics programming for various electronic platforms and programming features.

Advanced Track:

Location: LC 207, Van G. Miller Adult Learning Center

We suggest techs with more than two years' experience or ATPs looking for in-depth technical training attend the advanced track.

  • Power equipment: Programming specifics for various electronics platforms and set up for complex rehab settings from proportional controls to switch controls, drive systems and external control options and set up.