Accessibility Consultation, Environmental Modifications, and Universal Design

Course: #3354Level: Advanced2 Hours 1186 Reviews
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Accessibility consultation is a growing specialty for medical and design/build professionals. This training program provides a common language and understanding of the specialized knowledge and skills needed to implement a team approach to service delivery. Crucial knowledge includes UD design principles, legislative compliance, design/build problems/solutions, and specialized products to promote safety, independence and quality of life for both caregivers and consumers. Using case studies and a multi-media format, practical applications and problem solving strategies using a team bulding approach will be presented to help eliminate environmental barriers using universal design principles.

Course created on August 24, 2017

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Advanced, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Context And Environment; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-620092; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Advanced, Rehabilitation; RESNA/0.2 Advanced

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize issues of compliance with accessibility guidelines and program practices related to the rights of people with disabilities.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify accessible design guidelines and building codes and their impact on public policies and the private sector.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the types of assistive technology, adaptive equipment, and specialized/common architectural products used to maximize independence, accessibility, and safety.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize how to conduct a comprehensive environmental and functional assessment to determine the impact of environmental barriers on a person's ability to perform daily activities and recognize potential solutions from low tech to high tech to provide options.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the basic principles of universal design of residential, long-term care, and public settings.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the effects of functional decline and limitations due to aging and disability on safety, independence, and use of the environment.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize collaborative relationships, interdisciplinary team building, and the benefits of including an accessibility consultant on a design/build team.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-35 Minutes Framework for Accessibility Consultation
35-65 Minutes Maximizing Function and Minimizing Intervention
65-95 Minutes Functional And Environmental Assessments
95-115 Minutes Case Study Videos, Universal Design, and Problem Solving Session
115-120 Minutes Summary; Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Shoshana Shamberg received an honorarium for presenting this course material.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Advanced level, Category 1: Domain of OT - Context and Environment Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 2.5 NBCOT PDUs (Advanced level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.


Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

The continued family of websites, including OccupationalTherapy.com, is an approved CE provider by the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA). This course is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Advanced level, unknown Area). The assignment of RESNA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by RESNA.