Home » Online Courses

Checkout
Home Modifications Practitioner Certificate Program
Home Modifications Practitioner Certificate Program

8 Occupational Therapy contact hours approved by Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board.
Approved for CEUs by the California Board of Behavior Sciences through the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology/USC Andrus Gerontology Center.

This course takes between 2 and 4 hours to complete. After purchasing a course you will be emailed a direct course link that will allow you to take the course anytime within the next 90 days.

Home Modifications for People with Dementia
This course is about home modification and how it relates to caregivers and people living in the household with dementia. Modifying the home environment to enhance safety, promote independence, and ease caregiving is increasingly recognized as an important strategy for dealing with dementia. Professors in this course are Margaret Calkins, PhD, Jon Sanford, M.Arch, and Jon Pynoos, PhD.

Learning Objectives
Gain a better understanding of the role of the physical environment in supporting both the person with dementia and the caregiver
Learn how the environment needs to change as the disease progresses.
Understand how to help the caregivers develop environmental coping strategies
Learn practical solutions to real problems

Home Modifications for People with Sensory Impairment
This course discusses home modifications that can help individuals with vision and hearing impairments be safer and more independent in their home. Professors in this class are Jennifer Brush, MA, CCC/SLP and Margaret Calkins, PhD.

Learning Objectives
Define and discuss three disease that cause low vision
Identify three difficult visual situations in the home environment.
Appropriately choose at least three home modifications that will help a client with low vision to be safer and more independent
Define age-related hearing impairment
Identify three difficult listening situations in the home environment
Appropriately choose at least three home modifications that will help a client with hearing loss to be safer and more independent.

Home Modifications for People with Motor Impairments
In this course, you will learn how functional limitations in upper and lower body movement can impact a personís ability to function safely, independently, or without difficulty in his/her home. You will also learn about the modifications that can compensate for these limitations. Professors in the class are Jon Sanford, M.Arch and Carrie Bruce, M.A., CCC-SLP, ATP. This course takes between 2 and 4 hours to complete. After purchasing a course you will be emailed a direct course link that will allow you to take the course anytime within the next 30 days. If you are purchasing multiple courses, your access will expire in 60 days.

Learning Objectives
Become familiar with the contributions of impairments and body function to problems with task performance.
Discuss the performance goals for reducing environmental demands on motor abilities.
Identify modifications that can be made to ameliorate typical problems that people with upper and lower extremity and trunk impairments have with routine household tasks

Home Modifications for People Who are at Risk for Falls
This course discusses home modifications that can help individuals who are at risk for falls be safer and more independent in their home. Professors in this class are Anna Quyen Do Nguyen, OTD, OTR/L and Jon Pynoos, PhD.

This course takes between 2 and 4 hours to complete. After purchasing a course you will be emailed a direct course link that will allow you to take the course anytime within the next 30 days. If you are purchasing multiple courses, your access will expire in 60 days.

Learning Objectives
Identify the three key components of a well-rounded fall prevention program
Classify fall risk factors as intrinsic, extrinsic, or behavioral
Identify five design goals for individuals who fall and explain their relationships to fall prevention
Identify general HM guidelines for individuals who fall

Email Friend
Price: $310.00

 
« Previous | Next »


Online Course Account
Email:
Password:
Need Password?   
 
Home Mods Home Modifications
Online courses


Environment and Communication
Assessment Toolkit for Dementia Care
(ECAT)

Speech-Language Pathologists,
Nurses, and Occupational Therapists
Learn about this exciting new resource!

Available from
Health Professions Press


Environment and Communication Assessment Toolkit for Dementia Care (ECAT)

Privacy Policy | Online Store Policies | Contact Us by E-mail | Sitemap
I.D.E.A.S., Inc., 8051 Chardon Road, Kirtland, Ohio 44094 | Phone: 440.256.1880 | Fax: 440.256.1881