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Home Modifications for People Who Are at Risk for Falls-
#IDEAS_101 Home Modifications for People Who Are at Risk for Falls

DESCRIPTION

2 Contact Hour Course

This course, Home Modifications for People Who Are at Risk for Falls, an Intermediate level course, is one of a series of four courses made possible through a grant to I.D.E.A.S., Inc. through the National Institutes of Health.

This course discusses home modifications that can help individuals who are at risk for falls be safer and more independent in their homes.

The courses are valuable to individuals who provide any type of home evaluation, design, or construction service for seniors or people with disabilities, such as occupational therapists, physical therapists, home health care workers, case managers/social workers, builders/remodelers, architects and interior designers.

  • Purchase this item if you prefer to take Home Modifications for People Who Are at Risk for Falls as a single course.
  • Purchase the Complete Series – Home Modifications Practitioners Program if you prefer to purchase all four courses at a discount.

Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies

COURSE GOAL

This course discusses home modification and how it relates to caregivers and people living in the household with dementia. Modifying the home environment to enhance safety, promote independence, and ease caregiving is increasingly recognized as an important strategy for dealing with dementia.

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

  • Identify the three key components of a well-rounded fall prevention program
  • Classify fall risk factors as intrinsic, extrinsic, or behavioral
  • Identify five design goals for individuals who fall and explain their relationships to fall prevention
  • Identify general HM guidelines for individuals who fall

ACCREDITATIONS

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Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). The assignment of AOTA CEU does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

This course is AOTA approved for .2 CEU

NBCOT 2.5 PDU (course includes assessment component)

 

Approved for .2 CEU
(2 contact hours) by the
Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers.


State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

Dynamic Learning Online is approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCU does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

This course is also approved by the:

  • Alabama State Board of Physical Therapy for 2 continuing education hours
  • Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 2 Contact Hours
  • California Physical Therapy Association (CPTA) for 0.2 CEU
  • Center for Guardianship Certification (CGC) for 2 CEU
  • DC Board of Physical Therapy for 2 contact hours
  • Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers for 2 Contact Hours
  • Florida Board of Athletic Training for 2 Content Hours.
  • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for .2 CEU
  • Florida Statewide Public Guardianship Office
  • Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.2 CEU
  • Oklahoma Physical Therapy Advisory Committee for 2 contact hours
  • Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy for 2 contact hours
  • Texas Guardianship Certification Board

Authors and Instructors

Jon Pynoos, Ph.D is the UPS Foundation Professor of Gerontology, Policy, Planning and Development at the Andrus Gerontology Center of the University of Southern California. He is also Director of the National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification, and Co-Director of the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence which is funded by the Archstone Foundation. He is a recognized national and international expert on housing and aging in place.  

Anna Quyen Do Nguyen, OTD, OTR/L  is an occupational therapist and research scientist for the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence, headquartered at the University of Southern California's Andrus Gerontology Center. She assisted in developing a number of home assessment and follow-up tools which she is training other health care professionals to administer.

Teaching methods: Each course in the series follows a similar format, with information about the various conditions that cause limitations or difficulties in performing everyday activities, and information about a range of environmental modifications that can be implemented to compensate for deficits.

Course content is delivered in a text format, pictures and graphics, case examples, live web links, references and resources, audio and multimedia presentations. At the conclusion of the course, there is a Final Exam which requires a minimum passing score of 80%.

Price:$90.00
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Home Modifications for People with Sensory Impairment-
#IDEAS_102 Home Modifications for People with Sensory Impairment

DESCRIPTION

2.5 Contact Hour Course

This course, Home Modifications for People with Sensory Impairments, an Intermediate course, is one of a series of four courses made possible through a grant to I.D.E.A.S., Inc. through the National Institutes of Health.

This course discusses home modifications that can help individuals with vision and hearing impairments be safer and more independent in their home.

The courses are valuable to individuals who provide any type of home evaluation, design, or construction service for seniors or people with disabilities, such as occupational therapists, physical therapists, home health care workers, case managers/social workers, builders/remodelers, architects and interior designers.

  • Purchase this item if you prefer to take Home Modifications for People with Sensory Impairments as a single course.
  • Purchase the Complete Series – Home Modifications Practitioners Program if you prefer to purchase all four courses at a discount.

Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies

COURSE GOAL

This course discusses home modifications that can help individuals with vision and hearing impairments be safer and more independent in their home.

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

  • Define and discuss three diseases that cause low vision.
  • Identify three difficult visual situations in the home environment.
  • Appropriately choose at least three home modifications that will help a client with low vision to be safer and more independent.
  • Define age-related hearing impairment.
  • Identify three difficult listening situations in the home environment.
  • Appropriately choose at least three home modifications that will help a client with hearing loss to be safer and more independent.

ACCREDITATIONS

boc_aota

Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). The assignment of AOTA CEU does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

This course is AOTA approved for .25 CEU

NBCOT 3.125 PDU (course includes assessment component)

State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

Dynamic Learning Online is approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCU does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

This course is also approved by the:

  • Alabama State Board of Physical Therapy for 2.5 continuing education hours
  • Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 2.5 Contact Hours
  • Center for Guardianship Certification (CGC) for 2.5 CEU for Guardians
  • DC Board of Physical Therapy for 2.5 contact hours.
  • Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers for 2.5 Contact Hours
  • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for .25 CEU
  • Florida Statewide Public Guardianship Office for 2.0 hours
  • Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.25 CEU
  • Oklahoma Physical Therapy Advisory Committee for 2.5 contact hours
  • Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy for 2.5 contact hours
  • Texas Guardianship Certification Board

Authors and Instructors

Margaret P. Calkins, Ph.D. is internationally recognized as a leader in the field of environments for elderly, especially those with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Dr. Calkins has spent many years exploring the therapeutic potential of the environment--social and organizational as well as physical--particularly as it relates to frail and impaired older adults. A member of several national organizations and panels which focus on issues of care for cognitively impaired older Americans, she speaks frequently at conferences both here in the US and abroad.

Jennifer Brush, M.A., CCC/SLP is a highly regarded Speech-Language Pathologist known for her work in the areas of memory and swallowing interventions for people with dementia.   As a sought after speaker, Ms. Brush offers interactive and educational presentations that help audiences bridge the gap between current research findings and the care needs of their clients.  Ms. Brush is the co-author of A Therapy Technique for Improving Memory: Spaced Retrieval and Time Well Spent with the Older Adult, as well as the author of several articles. 

Teaching methods: Each course in the series follows a similar format, with information about the various conditions that cause limitations or difficulties in performing everyday activities, and information about a range of environmental modifications that can be implemented to compensate for deficits.

Course content is delivered in a text format, pictures and graphics, case examples, live web links, references and resources, audio and multimedia presentations. At the conclusion of the course, there is a Final Exam which requires a minimum passing score of 80%.

Price:$105.00
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Home Modifications for People with Motor Impairments-
#IDEAS_103 Home Modifications for People with Motor Impairments

DESCRIPTION

2.5 Contact Hour Course

This course, Home Modifications for People with Motor Impairments, an Intermediate level course, is one of a series of four courses made possible through a grant to I.D.E.A.S., Inc. through the National Institutes of Health.

In this course, you will learn how functional limitations in upper and lower body movement can impact a person’s ability to function safely, independently, or without difficulty in his/her home. You will also learn about the modifications that can compensate for these limitations.

The courses are valuable to individuals who provide any type of home evaluation, design, or construction service for seniors or people with disabilities, such as occupational therapists, physical therapists, home health care workers, case managers/social workers, builders/remodelers, architects and interior designers.

  • Purchase this item if you prefer to take Home Modifications for People with Motor Impairments as a single course.
  • Purchase the Complete Series – Home Modifications Practitioners Program if you prefer to purchase all four courses at a discount.

Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies

COURSE GOAL

In this course, you will learn how functional limitations in upper and lower body movement can impact a person’s ability to function safely, independently, or without difficulty in his/her home. You will also learn about the modifications that can compensate for these limitations.

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

  • Become familiar with the contributions of impairments and body function to problems with task performance.
  • Discuss the performance goals for reducing environmental demands on motor abilities.
  • Identify modifications that can be made to ameliorate typical problems that people with upper and lower extremity and trunk impairments have with routine household tasks

ACCREDITATIONS

boc_aota

Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). The assignment of AOTA CEU does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

This course is AOTA approved for .25 CEU

NBCOT 3.125 PDU (course includes assessment component)

 

This course is approved for .25 CEU
(2.5 contact hours) by the
Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers.

 

State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

Dynamic Learning Online is approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCU does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

This course is also approved by the:

  • Alabama State Board of Physical Therapy for 2.5 continuing education hours
  • Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 2.5 Contact Hours
  • Center for Guardianship Certification (CGC) for 2.5 CEU for Guardians
  • DC Board of Physical Therapy for 2.5 contact hours
  • Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers for 2.5 Contact Hours
  • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for .25 CEU
  • Florida Statewide Public Guardianship Office for 2.0 hours
  • Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.25 CEU
  • Oklahoma Physical Therapy Advisory Committee for 2.5 contact hours
  • Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy for 2.5 contact hours
  • Texas Guardianship Certification Board

Authors and Instructors

Jon Sanford, M.Arch is an adjunct Associate Professor of Architecture and Co-Director of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) funded Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Workplace Accommodations within the Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access, Georgia Institute of Technology. He is also a Research Architect at the Rehabilitation Research and Development Center at the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the Director of Research for Extended Home Living Services in Wheeling, Illinois, one of the nation's largest providers of home modifications.

Carrie Bruce, M.A., CCC-SLP, ATP is a Speech Language Pathologist and an Assistive Technology Practitioner. She serves as a co-investigator in the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Workplace Accommodations and provides support to other sponsored projects related to accessibility, disability, and design.

Teaching methods: Each course in the series follows a similar format, with information about the various conditions that cause limitations or difficulties in performing everyday activities, and information about a range of environmental modifications that can be implemented to compensate for deficits.

Course content is delivered in a text format, pictures and graphics, case examples, live web links, references and resources, audio and multimedia presentations. At the conclusion of the course, there is a Final Exam which requires a minimum passing score of 80%.

Price:$105.00
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Home Modifications Practitioners Program Complete Series-
#IDEAS_401 Home Modifications Practitioners Program Complete Series

DESCRIPTION

(Innovative Designs in Environments for an Aging Society)
4-Course Curriculum- 9 hrs

Purchase this bundle at a 10% discount!

These are must have courses if you are working with older individuals who are at risk within the home!

Courses discuss home modifications that can help individuals who are at risk for falls, be safer and more independent in their homes.

Each of the four, intermediate level courses are made possible through a grant to I.D.E.A.S., Inc. through the National Institutes of Health. The series includes information about the various conditions; those who are at Risk of Falls, Dementia, Sensory Impairments and Motor Impairments that cause limitations or difficulties in performing everyday activities, and information about a range of environmental modifications that can be implemented to compensate for deficits.

These courses are valuable to individuals who provide any type of home evaluation, design, or construction service for seniors or people with disabilities, such as occupational therapists, physical therapists, home health care workers, case managers/social workers, builders/remodelers, architects and interior designers.

You may purchase this 9 hour course curriculum OR  courses on an individual basis.

See specific course listings for full details

COURSE List

Home Modifications Practitioners Program - Complete Series
9 Hour 4-Part Course Curriculum

This course discusses home modifications that can help individuals who are at risk for falls be safer and more independent in their homes.

This course discusses home modification and how it relates to caregivers and people living in the household with dementia. Modifying the home environment to enhance safety, promote independence, and ease caregiving is increasingly recognized as an important strategy for dealing with dementia.

This course discusses home modifications that can help individuals with vision and hearing impairments be safer and more independent in their home.

In this course, you will learn how functional limitations in upper and lower body movement can impact a person’s ability to function safely, independently, or without difficulty in his/her home. You will also learn about the modifications that can compensate for these limitations.

See specific course listings for full details

ACCREDITATIONS

boc_aota

Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This program is Introductory Level, Domain of OT: Areas of Occupation, Performance Patterns. Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process, Evaluation, Intervention & Prevention. The assignment of AOTA CEU does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

This course as a group is AOTA approved for .9 CEU

NBCOT 11.25 PDU (course includes assessment component)

State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

Approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCU does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

These courses have been individually approved* by State Boards or other Associations.

*See specific course listings for full details on approvals

  • Center for Guardianship Certification
  • Florida Board of Athletic Trainers
  • Kansas Occupational Therapy Association (KOTA) pre-approved
  • Oklahoma Physical Therapy Advisory Committee for 9 contact hours
  • Texas Guardianship Certification Board

Authors and Instructors

  • Home Modifications for People with Dementia

Margaret P. Calkins, Ph.D. is internationally recognized as a leader in the field of environments for elderly, especially those with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Dr. Calkins has spent many years exploring the therapeutic potential of the environment--social and organizational as well as physical--particularly as it relates to frail and impaired older adults. A member of several national organizations and panels which focus on issues of care for cognitively impaired older Americans, she speaks frequently at conferences both here in the US and abroad.

Jon Sanford, M. Arch is an adjunct Associate Professor of Architecture and Co-Director of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) funded Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Workplace Accommodations within the Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access, Georgia Institute of Technology. He is also a Research Architect at the Rehabilitation Research and Development Center at the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the Director of Research for Extended Home Living Services in Wheeling, Illinois, one of the nation's largest providers of home modifications.

Jon Pynoos, Ph.D is the UPS Foundation Professor of Gerontology, Policy, Planning and Development at the Andrus Gerontology Center of the University of Southern California. He is also Director of the National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification, and Co-Director of the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence which is funded by the Archstone Foundation. He is a recognized national and international expert on housing and aging in place.  

  • Home Modifications for People Who Are at Risk for Falls

Jon Pynoos, Ph.D is the UPS Foundation Professor of Gerontology, Policy, Planning and Development at the Andrus Gerontology Center of the University of Southern California. He is also Director of the National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification, and Co-Director of the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence which is funded by the Archstone Foundation. He is a recognized national and international expert on housing and aging in place.  

Anna Quyen Do Nguyen, OTD, OTR/L  is an occupational therapist and research scientist for the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence, headquartered at the University of Southern California's Andrus Gerontology Center. She assisted in developing a number of home assessment and follow-up tools which she is training other health care professionals to administer.

  • Home Modifications for People with Sensory Impairments

Margaret P. Calkins, Ph.D. is internationally recognized as a leader in the field of environments for elderly, especially those with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Dr. Calkins has spent many years exploring the therapeutic potential of the environment--social and organizational as well as physical--particularly as it relates to frail and impaired older adults. A member of several national organizations and panels which focus on issues of care for cognitively impaired older Americans, she speaks frequently at conferences both here in the US and abroad.

Jennifer Brush, M.A., CCC/SLP is a highly regarded Speech-Language Pathologist known for her work in the areas of memory and swallowing interventions for people with dementia.   As a sought after speaker, Ms. Brush offers interactive and educational presentations that help audiences bridge the gap between current research findings and the care needs of their clients.  Ms. Brush is the co-author of A Therapy Technique for Improving Memory: Spaced Retrieval and Time Well Spent with the Older Adult, as well as the author of several articles.

  • Home Modifications for People with Motor Impairments

Jon Sanford, M.Arch is an adjunct Associate Professor of Architecture and Co-Director of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) funded Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Workplace Accommodations within the Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access, Georgia Institute of Technology. He is also a Research Architect at the Rehabilitation Research and Development Center at the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the Director of Research for Extended Home Living Services in Wheeling, Illinois, one of the nation's largest providers of home modifications.

Carrie Bruce, M.A., CCC-SLP, ATP is a Speech Language Pathologist and an Assistive Technology Practitioner. She serves as a co-investigator in the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Workplace Accommodations and provides support to other sponsored projects related to accessibility, disability, and design.

Teaching MethodS

Teaching Methods: These courses are delivered in text format with pictures, animation, graphics, and live web links with resources for ongoing education and learning activities. Learner must allow time to explore hyperlinks and conduct learning activities, as required.  To receive credit for the course, the Learner must score at least 80% on the final exam.

Price:$351.00
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