Do your clients have emergency evacuation plans? Increase your knowledge of emergency evacuation planning to assist your clients and their families. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is appropriate for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants. This course is open captioned.
Course created on April 8, 2016
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Text/Transcript
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/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; 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; 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; WY/2.0
- The participant will be able to identify at least three agencies involved in evacuating special needs populations.
- The participant will be able to define the four elements of evacuation information that people need.
- The participant will be able to identify at least four components of building an evacuation plan for a person with a mobility impairment.
- The participant will be able to identify at least four components of building an evacuation plan for a person with a visual impairment.
- The participant will be able to identify at least four components of building an evacuation plan for a person with a hearing impairment.
- The participant will be able to identify at least four components of building an evacuation plan for a person with a speech impairment.
- The participant will be able to identify at least four components of building an evacuation plan for a person with a cognitive impairment.
- The participant will be able to outline at least three strategies to developing a personal emergency evacuation checklist.
|0-15 Minutes||Background/Overview, agencies involved in evacuating special needs populations|
|15-30 Minutes||Evacuation information|
|30-45 Minutes||Evacuation plan for a person with a mobility impairment|
|45-60 Minutes||Evacuation plan for a person with a visual impairment|
|60-75 Minutes||Evacuation plan for a person with a hearing impairment|
|75-90 Minutes||Evacuation plan for a person with a speech impairment|
|90-105 Minutes||Evacuation plan for a person with a cognitive impairment|
|105-120 Minutes||Strategies to developing a personal emergency evacuation checklist|
Amy M. Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS
Amy received a bachelor of science and a master of physical therapy degree from Ohio University. She received a doctor of physical therapy degree and doctor of health science degree from the University of Indianapolis. Amy is an assistant professor in the physical therapy program at University of Findlay. She has been a school-based PT for 18 years, promoting physical activity embedded into academics and inter-professional collaboration while closely working with educators, administrators, therapists and parents. Her research on pediatric health promotion was published in Pediatric Physical Therapy. She published an activity book “Recycle Bin Boogie: Move and Learn with Recyclables,” which combines movement and learning with common household recyclables. Her YouTube channel offers simple, DIY, low cost, movement and learning strategies for school and at home. Amy has conducted presentations in various states and nationally for educators and therapists, where her energy and presentation style engages, energizes and empowers attendees!
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