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Assistive Technology- Module 1: Principles, Types & Activity in Context

Product #
1147PT
Type
PT/PTA
Hours
6
Approval Status

Course Description:

These courses derived from the text Assistive Technologies, offer the latest clinical information needed to master assistive strategies, make confident clinical decisions, and help improve the quality of life for people with disabilities. Based on the Human Activity Assistive Technology (HAAT) model, Assistive Technologies: Principles and Practice, 4th Edition provides detailed coverage of the broad range of devices, services, and practices that comprise assistive technology, and focuses on the relationship between the human user and the assisted activity within specific contexts. These courses feature coverage of new ethical issues, more explicit applications of the HAAT model, and a variety of global issues highlighting technology applications and service delivery in developing countries. 

Module 1:  Principles, Types & Activity in Context covers:

  • Chapter 1: Principles of Assistive Technology: Introducing the Human Activity Assistive Technology Model 1
  • Chapter 2: Technologies That Assist People Who Have Disabilities
  • Chapter 3: Activity, Human, and Context: The Human Doing an Activity in Context

Methods of Instruction:

Online course available via internet

Target Audience:

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, and Athletic Trainers.

Educational Level:

Intermediate

Prerequisites:

None

Course Goals and Objectives:

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify the conceptual background of assistive technology
  2. Identify the principles of assistive technology service delivery
  3. Differentiate between the concepts of the Human Activity Assistive Technology model
  4. Differentiate between hard and soft technology
  5. Recognize the five key features of usability
  6. Recognize the mainstream derivatives of public building accommodations
  7. Identify the most common uses for types of hard assistive technology
  8. Identify the five specific examples that clarify the definition of assistive technology.
  9. Recognize features that make off-the-shelf products useful for persons with disabilities
  10. Identify the major International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Impairment (ICF) activity and performance domains
  11. Differentiate between the ICF domains
  12. Recognize specific functions of the human user
  13. Identify Light's Model of Competence
  14. Recognize the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
  15. Differentiate between the types of occupational justice

Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:

A score of 70% or greater on the post-test 

OT State Approvals

Alabama
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Alaska
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Arizona
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Arkansas
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
California
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Colorado
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Connecticut
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Delaware
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
District of Columbia
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Florida
Florida Approved Online Interactive Via Live Chat
Georgia
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Hawaii
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Idaho
N/A
Illinois
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Indiana
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Iowa
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Kansas
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Kentucky
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Louisiana
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Maine
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Maryland
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Massachusetts
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Michigan
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Minnesota
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Mississippi
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Missouri
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Montana
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Nebraska
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Nevada
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
New Hampshire
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
New Jersey
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
New Mexico
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
New York
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
North Carolina
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
North Dakota
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Ohio
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Oklahoma
State Approved, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements - #202000166
Oregon
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Pennsylvania
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Rhode Island
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
South Carolina
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
South Dakota
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Tennessee
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Texas
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Utah
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Vermont
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Virginia
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Washington
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
West Virginia
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Wisconsin
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Wyoming
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements

PT State Approvals

Alabama
Board Accepted/Approved
Alaska
Approved
Arizona
Approved Category A
Arkansas
Arkansas PT Board Approved
California
Approved
Colorado
Approved- Meets CO DORA for Category 1
Connecticut
Board Accepted/Approved
Delaware
Approved
District of Columbia
Approved
Florida
Florida Approved
Georgia
Approved
Hawaii
Approved
Idaho
N/A
Illinois
Illinois Approved Provider (#216.000250)
Indiana
Approved-Category 1
Iowa
Board Accepted/Approved
Kansas
Board Accepted/Approved
Kentucky
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Louisiana
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Maine
No State Requirements
Maryland
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Massachusetts
No State Requirements
Michigan
Approved (Activity Code 1)
Minnesota
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Mississippi
Approved
Missouri
Approved
Montana
Approved Category A
Nebraska
Board Accepted/Approved
Nevada
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
New Hampshire
Board Accepted/Approved
New Jersey
Not Approved
New Mexico
New Mexico PT Board Approved
New York
Approved Provider
North Carolina
Approved
North Dakota
Board Accepted/Approved
Ohio
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Oklahoma
Pending Reapproval
Oregon
Approved
Pennsylvania
Approved - (6GEN, 0DA)
Rhode Island
Approved
South Carolina
Board Accepted/Approved
South Dakota
No State Requirements
Tennessee
Board Accepted/Approved-Class 1
Texas
TPTA Approved/Accredited Provider # 2201036TX
Utah
Board Accepted/Approved
Vermont
Approved
Virginia
Approved-Type 1
Washington
Board Accepted/Approved
West Virginia
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Wisconsin
Approved
Wyoming
Board Accepted/Approved