Experience a diverse range of Etac R82 on-stand CPD educational seminars at OT Show 2018

We are a renowned specialist in ergonomic adult and paediatric mobility equipment. For over 40 years our ethos has focused on optimising inclusion and quality of life for the individual, their family and caregivers. These core values will once again be showcased at the OT Show through the unveiling of new and enhanced products and educational on stand demonstrations. Showcasing key products from our Etac, R82, Molift, Immedia and Star Cushions brands, Etac R82 therapists and product specialists will be illustrating the latest techniques for moving, positioning and supporting people.

All Occupational Therapists are welcome to attend each session which will be engaging and rewarding – providing invaluable insight which can be used in everyday practice. As this content is part of the OT Show educational programme, attendance will count to CPD hours.

The Etac R82 educational sessions available at the OT Show will be:


Seminar stream 1: Single Handed Care Solutions for the positioning of immobile patients

Speaker: Ole Lindahl Thy, Physiotherapist, Etac Education Manager – Transfer

Dates and times: 21st November, 12:00, 22nd November, 11:00

Location: Stand C70, OT Show, NEC Birmingham

Synopsis: practical demonstration demonstrating how to protect the wellbeing of the carer and reduce the impact of regular handling of the service user ie to assist with pressure injury prevention.


Seminar stream 2: How, when and why use Air Cell Cushions?

Speaker: Joanne McConnell, OT & Clinical Manager, Mobility & Pressure Care, Etac R82

Dates and times: 21st November, 15:00, 22nd November, 12:00

Location: Stand C70, OT Show, NEC Birmingham

Synopsis: A short practical guide to choosing Air Cell Cushions with clinical reasoning supporting cushion selection. Hands on training will be available on the selection of different Air Cell cushions within the Star range.


Seminar stream 3: Sit to Stand Solutions – Advantages and Challenges

Speaker: Kristin Tornkvist, International Product Manager – Transfer, Etac

Dates and times: 21st November, 13:00, 22nd November, 15:00

Location: Stand C70, OT Show, NEC Birmingham

Synopsis: A quick guide to choosing the appropriate standing equipment to help with early mobilisation of a service user.


Seminar stream 4: Overhead Hoisting Solutions

Speaker: Colin Williams, Category Sales Manager – Overhead Hoists, Etac R82

Dates and times: 21st November, 11:00, 22nd November, 14:00

Location: Stand C70, OT Show, NEC Birmingham

Synopsis: How to assess for the right overhead hoist? What type of Overhead Hoist to use and when? What makes hoisting safe, supportive and effective?

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