An access method is used by the client to control assistive technology devices, such as power wheelchairs and speech generating devices. Single or multiple switches can be used for access, though careful switch assessment is required to determine optimal switch placement and switch type to meet an individual’s needs.
Live WebinarTue, Apr 18, 2023 at 12:00 pm EDT
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Advanced, OT Service Delivery, 06648; CE Broker/2.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), Related To Direct Hands-On Patient Care (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-938063; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Advanced, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to evaluate a hierarchy of possible switch sites for access to assistive technology.
- After this course, participants will be able to analyze clinical indicators for specific switch sites.
- After this course, participants will be able to analyze 3 types of mechanical and electrical switches.
|5-30 Minutes||Switch Assessment|
|30-60 Minutes||Switch Site Hierarchy|
|60-85 Minutes||Switch Types - Mechanical|
|85-115 Minutes||Switch Types - Electrical|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Michelle Lange is an occupational therapist with over 35 years of experience and has been in private practice, Access to Independence, for over 15 years. She is a well-respected lecturer, both nationally and internationally, and has authored numerous texts, chapters, and articles. She is the co-editor of Seating and Wheeled Mobility: a clinical resource guide. She is the former NRRTS Continuing Education Curriculum Coordinator and Clinical Editor of NRRTS Directions magazine. Michelle is a RESNA Fellow and member of the Clinician Task Force. Michelle is a RESNA certified ATP and SMS.
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