A systematic approach to ergonomics analysis that helps participants integrate ergonomics into clinical practice using assessment and checklist templates. This two-part 5 hour program covers ergonomics principles and applications in areas such as injury prevention, risk analysis, problem solving, facilitating return to work planning for individuals following injury, and improving communication with other employers and other stakeholder groups.
Intended Audience: Licensed professionals ‐ Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Athletic Trainer, Physician, Physician Assistant, Chiropractor, Occupational Health Nurse. Certified/Registered Kinesiologist, Exercise Physiologist or Case Manager. Consideration of other health/safety personnel based on space and background.
Program Level (AOTA): Introductory
AOTA Classification Category: 2 – Occupational Therapy Process
Prerequisites: Licensure or registration information if seeking a certificate of completion, download course materials from link sent via email prior to training.
Duration: 5 hours (2 webinar sessions, each 2.5 hours) with additional time spent on homework/test, 4.5 contact hours
Student Ratio: 15 to 20:1
General Teaching Method Overview: Webinar lecture, paper and video cases, and homework/test
Informed Consent: No
Duration: 5 hours (2 webinar sessions, each 2.5 hours) plus approximately 1 hour homework/testing; 4.5 Contact Hours
Completion Requirements: Attend all course sessions, class participation/engagement in learning activities and post test score of 80% or more.