Therapeutic Office Ergonomics for Computer Use-Intensive Rehab Patients

Course: #4315Level: Introductory1 Hour 27 Reviews

Is sitting really the new smoking? Learn about the most current evidence regarding ideal postures and movement patterns in the workplace that help prevent computer/cell phone use-related MSDs. Also learn how to make defensible MSD-related RA (reasonable accommodation) recommendations for your patients.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the need and role of computer work ergonomics in today's spine and joint rehab healthcare
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe basic research about office ergonomics on which to base evidence-based therapeutic ADL training.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list computer workspace risk factors in order to make evidence-based workplace accommodation recommendations.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Role of computer work ergonomics in today's spine and joint healthcare
15-25 Minutes Sitting and working ergonomics research
25-35 Minutes Computer workspace risk factors using RULA and REBA scoring system
35-45 Minutes Workspace plan to reduce RULA and REBA scores
45-55 Minutes Case studies; Before and after photos
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Content Disclosure: This learning event will highlight the Ankorite Work System as it is related to the presenter's research.

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