It is essential that OT/OTAs and PT/PTAs are seeking the knowledge of current laws and considering patient protection with electronic documentation. In a world where technological advances are rapidly occurring, it is essential that OT/OTAs and PT/PTAs stay abreast of the latest research regarding implementing technology into clinical practice.
Course created on January 8, 2016
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; 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; 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 correctly define at least three guidelines for the application of FERPA (Family Education Rights and Privacy Act) and HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) for school staff, including occupational and physical therapist in the school setting.
- The participant will be able to correctly describe at least three appropriate data management practices for student data (including the information collected for, and kept in, student records).
- The participant will be able to describe at least two components of assessing and implementing electronic health records.
- The participant will be able to independently identify at least three benefits of incorporating technology (i.e. computers, hand held devices, video games, etc.) into occupational and physical therapy for children.
- The participant will be able to independently outline at least four strategies for implementing technology (i.e. computers, hand held devices, video games, etc.) into clinical practice for children in the school environment.
|0-20 Minutes||Guidelines for the application of FERPA (Family Education Rights and Privacy Act) and HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) for school staff, including occupational and physical therapist in the school setting.|
|20-40 Minutes||Data management practices for student data (including the information collected for, and kept in, student records).|
|40-60 Minutes||Assessing and implementing electronic health records.|
|60-90 Minutes||Incorporating technology (i.e. computers, hand held devices, video games, etc.) into occupational and physical therapy for children|
|90-120 Minutes||Implementing technology (i.e. computers, hand held devices, video games, etc.) into clinical practice for children in the school environment, Q and A|
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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