Controlling the World Through Your Wheelchair
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Mobile phones, tablets and computers are now normal in everyday life. With increasing access to the internet and new technology; It seems...
Education Level = Introductory, Credit = 0.1 CEU/ 1 CCU
AOTA Category: OT Service Delivery; CEU(s)/Contact Hour(s): 0.1 AOTA CEUs/1 Contact Hour
State PT Approval: This course has been approved by the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for .1 CEUs
Instructional Method: Recorded on-line asynchronous lecture with supporting video demonstration
This program is designed for Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, and Assistive Technology Professionals, and Medical Suppliers/Providers.
Eleni Halkiotis MOT, OTR/L, ATP/SMS is a graduate of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and has been practicing occupational therapy since 2005. Her specialization in seating and mobility began in 2009 in New York City at Bellevue Hospital and continued at Independence Care System (ICS). Eleni was ICS’ primary therapist for the multiple sclerosis team, providing treatment in English and Spanish. Eleni has participated in clinical research in multiple practice settings on topics including the Functional Mobility Assessment (FMA). Eleni has been an ongoing lecturer at New York University for over 10 years and previously served as an adjunct professor at Thomas Jefferson University. Eleni has presented at the International Seating Symposium in 2013, 2017, and 2020, at the European Seating Symposium in 2013, at the World Federation of Occupational Therapy Congress in 2018, and at the American Occupational Therapy Association Child and Youth Specialty Conference in 2020. She holds OT practice licenses in the United States of America and the United Kingdom. Eleni was elected to Chair of the RESNA International Special Interest Group (SIG) for a two-year term beginning August 2020, and also serves as a member of the RESNA Membership, Marketing and Communications (MMC) Committee. Eleni joined the Permobil Academy in 2019 and is the Regional Clinical Education Manager for the New York City Metro Area, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and West Virginia. Additionally, Eleni supports Permobil services in Latin America.