Turning Technology Into Treatment: Getting the most out of your iDevice

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Overview: This course was developed therapists who want to maximize the functionality of their iproducts. It is an intermediate level that expects learners to understand the basic workings of ipads and iphones. The focus will be on learning to optimize search abilities, identify the target population of specific apps, gain better understanding of HIPAA compliance, learn background of app development from an insider perspective, and have the opportunity to share and hear about some of the current most popular apps being used in school systems, home health, rehab, and birth to three.

Course Objectives:

  • Gain knowledge in how apps are developed and the various platforms.
  • Identify what apps are most appropriate for the environment the learner works.
  • Identify the various components of HIPAA compliance with technological devices.
  • Discover better ways to optimize searching for desired new apps.
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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: This is an 2-hour course equivalent to 0.2 CEUs offered as a recording of a live webinar. Marti Smith, OTR will lead with a visual presentation and learners are encouraged to add input via text messaging. Learners will be emailed a .pdf of the keynote presentation upon registration.

AUDIENCE: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapy Assistant and Speech Therapist.

A certificate for 2 participation hours will be awarded at the end of the workshop.
This course meets the Texas OT Rules requirement for 2 OT hours of type 2 credit.

Education Level: Intermediate
Cost: $29
Instructor: Marti Smith, OTR/L
Contact: E-Mail or (512) 522-0762.

Workshop Agenda
Workshop starts at 7pm Central
Background of App Development
HIPAA and other guidelines to follow
How to maximize your search and client specific appropriateness of Apps
An insider look at some of the most appropriate current apps for therapy.
Types to include documentation, strengthening, fine motor skills, balance, timing, drug interactions, endurance, behavior modification, communication, etc.
How to protect your devices and make easy modifications for accessibility.
Questions and Audience favorite apps.

Participants will earn a certificate for 2 contact hours with all information required by NBCOT.

This course meets the Texas OT Rules requirement for 2 OT hours of type 2 credit.