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#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

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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 .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
  • NMAPTA Continuing Education (CE) Committee for 2.5 CE Hours
  • 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%.

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