Gap analysis is a process used to determine what steps need to be taken in order to move something from its current status to a desired status. While the term is commonly used in business practice, it can also be applied to work rehabilitation goal setting and program planning. This 90 minute program will overview common gap analysis components and documentation tools, as well as how to use them in the clinic to identify return to work needs. The tools and process can also be used to communicate with patients, physicians, and employers in a simple and effective manner.
Licensed professionals ‐ Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Athletic Trainer, Certified/Registered Kinesiologist (observers such as Occupational Health Nurse, Case manager, Vocational Rehabilitation/Psychology professionals based on space and background.
Program Level (AOTA): Introductory
AOTA Classification Category: 2 – Occupational Therapy Process
Prerequisite: Download course materials from link sent via email prior to training
Student Ratio: 15 to 20:1
General Teaching Method Overview: Webinar lecture, case examples
Informed Consent: No
Duration: 90 minutes, 1.5 contact hours
Completion Requirements: Attend all course sessions, class participation/engagement in learning activities