Electronic Aids to Daily Living (EADLs) provide an alternative means of controlling devices in the home environment such as audiovisual equipment, lights, power door openers, telephones and hospital beds. This course will describe some of the current device options, including access methods and other features. This assistive technology can increase independence and safety in the home.
The information in this course is aligned with the current ATP exam. This course is in the process of being revamped with resources on new technologies
Course created on May 19, 2015
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Audio
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; AZ/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DE/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NY/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WY/1.0
- By the end of the course, the participant will be able to list 2 ways that EADLs increase client safety in the home.
- By the end of the course, the participant will be able to list at least 2 available methods to access EADLs.
- By the end of the course, the participant will be able to identify 3 devices that can be controlled through an EADL.
|0-15 Minutes||Importance of EADL technology, client safety|
|15-30 Minutes||What can be controlled?|
|30-45 Minutes||EADL categories|
|45-60 Minutes||EADL access methods and features|
Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Michelle is an occupational therapist with 30 years of experience and has been in private practice, Access to Independence, for 10 years. She is a well-respected lecturer, both nationally and internationally and has authored 6 book chapters and over 200 articles. She is the editor of Fundamentals in Assistive Technology, 4th ed. and Clinical Editor of NRRTS Directions magazine. Michelle is on the teaching faculty of RESNA. Michelle is a member of the Clinician Task Force. Michelle is a certified ATP, certified SMS and is a Senior Disability Analyst of the ABDA.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.
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