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Work from Wherever: Ergonomic Tips for A Safe & Healthy Workstation Set Up at Home

Course: #3825Level: Introductory1 Hour 470 Reviews
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript

Many individuals are moving to either full or part time remote work environments and this can present a challenge in setting up an efficient and comfortable workstation. This course will address common risk factors for office-based jobs, recommended workstation set up based on current ergonomic principles, and examples of stretches to promote health and wellness while working in the remote/home environment. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Note: This was originally recorded on our sister site, OccupationalTherapy.com, but applies to PT and PTAs as well.

Course created on July 30, 2020

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Course Type: Text/Transcript, Recorded Webinar

CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DC/1.0; DE/1.0; FL/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; KY/1.0 Category 2; 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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify at least two potential risk areas of a workstation at home.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify at least two components of a healthy work environment at home including defining neutral postures, equipment placement and design, and task modification.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe at least three simple upper and lower body stretches to implement throughout the day to promote healthy behavior while working.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Ergonomics Basics & Connection to PEO Model
15-25 Minutes Identifying Risk Factors
25-30 Minutes Neutral Postures
30-45 Minutes Solutions for the ‘Big 3’ (chair, keyboard/mouse, monitor)
45-55 Minutes Take a break: Recommended stretches and wellness considerations
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Sara Loesche received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Sara Loesche has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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