Many people work at a desk countless hours of the day overlooking correct ergonomics which results in numerous musculoskeletal disorders. In this course, you will not only learn how to properly assess ergonomics but gain an understanding of ergonomic equipment recommendations, therapeutic exercise interventions, and adjustments to help combat and resolve work-related musculoskeletal disorders. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on April 16, 2021
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; MD/0.2; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OK/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WV/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to define Ergonomics
- Participants will be able to identify at least two common Musculoskeletal Disorders related to office work.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two components of an office ergonomic evaluation.
- Participants will be able to list at least two equipment recommendations for office workers.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three therapeutic exercises to address work-related musculoskeletal disorders.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Definition of ergonomics and common musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) associated with office work|
|30-60 Minutes||Components of an ergonomic assessment|
|60-90 Minutes||Ergonomic adjustments and equipment recommendations|
|90-115 Minutes||Treatment approaches to work-related MSDs|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Dr. Justin Jellin earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of the Pacific and has an undergraduate degree in Sports Sciences. In addition to clinical practice, he is the Program Director of RUNATOMY, a Running Gait Analysis Clinic at GSPORTS Physical Therapy in San Francisco. He has a special interest in sports medicine, especially cases that are interdisciplinarily complex.
Dr. Jellin is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Diagnostic Sciences at the University of the Pacific, Dugoni School of Dentistry where he lectures to students, faculty, and staff on musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and dental ergonomics. He has published research in the Journal of Dental Education and contributed journal reviews for the Running Special Interest group of the American Physical Therapy Association. Additionally, Dr. Jellin has written courses on Telehealth Rehabilitation and Running Gait Analysis.
He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and helps conduct networking groups for rehabilitation professionals to find non-traditional career opportunities.
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