Many individuals are moving to either full or part time remote work environments and this can present a challenge in setting up an efficient and comfortable workstation. This course will address common risk factors for office-based jobs, recommended workstation set up based on current ergonomic principles, and examples of stretches to promote health and wellness while working in the remote/home environment.
Course created on July 30, 2020
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Professional/Health Care Related (SC), CE Broker #20-785692; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Health And Wellness
- After this course, participants will be able to identify potential risk areas of a workstation at home.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify components of a healthy work environment at home including defining neutral postures, equipment placement and design, and task modification.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe simple upper and lower body stretches to implement throughout the day to promote healthy behavior while working.
|5-15 Minutes||Ergonomics Basics & Connection to PEO Model|
|15-25 Minutes||Identifying Risk Factors|
|25-30 Minutes||Neutral Postures|
|30-45 Minutes||Solutions for the ‘Big 3’ (chair, keyboard/mouse, monitor)|
|45-55 Minutes||Take a break: Recommended stretches and wellness considerations|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
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Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Sara is an occupational therapist and certified hand therapist with over 17 years of experience. She has an interest in the role occupational therapy plays in work and industry and has experience in work conditioning and performing on-site ergonomic assessments. Currently, she is an Associate Profession at Thomas Jefferson University in the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Professional/Health care related (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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