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Power Wheelchair Basics

by Natalie Albretsen, . Sara E. Bills, PT, DPT, GCS.


- Published: 11/27/2017 | Running Time: 06:15

This video provides an overview of the components and use of a Power Wheelchair for volunteers at a general population shelter.

This is part of a series of Volunteer Shelter Training videos produced in collaboration with the Physical Therapy program at UNMCs College of Allied Health Professions.

Learning Objectives


After watching this video you will be able to:

  • Identify the common components of a power wheelchair
  • Provide appropriate assistance to the user of a power wheelchair in a shelter environment

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