Spinal Cord Case Study
Apply critical thinking skills to a clinical case study
Research a case and determine what adaptations the patient may need
Write a report regarding spinal cord injuries and adaptations needed due to these injuries
Core Objectives – Critical thinking skills, Written Communication
Your team will receive a case study of a patient with a spinal cord injury, including a completed ASIA (American Spinal Injury Association) Spinal Cord Injury form.
Using the information in the form and the case study, your job is to:
- Determine the neurological level of the injury
- Determine what adaptive devices and equipment the patient may need for activities of daily living, including:
- Moving around (walking, wheelchair, etc.)
- Dressing and undressing
Information about Spinal Cord Injuries
Information about Adaptive Equipment
Adaptive Equipment Suppliers
Hint: Click on the “Daily Living Aids” and “Mobility Aids” links.