This presentation will focus on the use of technology and modifications to achieve independence through adaptations. Secondly, this presentation will present how Jim's Place (St. Ambrose University adapted home and assistive technology training center) can be utilized as a global resource to assist in the decision-making process in the utilization of assistive technology and/or home modification.
Course created on August 28, 2018
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Context And Environment; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-673770; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation; RESNA/0.1 Introductory
- After this course, participants will be able to demonstrate how to utilize Jim's Place virtual assistive technology house to assist with the decision-making process to maximize independence and decrease dependence upon caregivers.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the role that Jim's Place can play as a resource.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least two ways homes can be adapted beyond the biomechanical/physical adaptations that will increase health, safety, and independence.
|5-10 Minutes||The need for AT present and future|
|10-15 Minutes||How to frame the cost of AT|
|15-35 Minutes||Jim's Place: Using and navigating the VR environment|
|35-45 Minutes||Adaptations beyond the physical|
|45-55 Minutes||The AT revolution|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Mr. Turnquist an OT since 1992 joined the faculty at St. Ambrose University in 1999 where he was the designer and director of Jim's Place: St Ambrose's AT resource and training facility through 2018. He received a RESNA certificate as an Assistive Technology Professional in 2006 and completed a Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership in 2010. Mr. Turnquist was the designer, developer and team leader in the creation of Jim’s Place: A virtual resource of AT solutions that was developed with funding from the Veterans Administrations that is utilized as a global resource to enhance independence and functioning that went live in Sep 2017. He has been a local and national presenter on the need for, and use of AT services. He has designed many devices that are used regional and nationally and he has won top honors at the national Maddak Awards for Assistive Technology from 2005 – 2008,2013 and 2016.
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