Electronic Aids to Daily Living (EADL) provide alternative control of devices in the home environment, increasing client independence and safety. Basic EADLs are typically controlled by a switch and operate simple battery operated and electrical devices, allowing the client to participate, socialize, as well as improve functional independence. Multifunction EADLs provide control of a wide array of devices and features and can be controlled by direct, switch, voice or even eye gaze access. This course will systematically review EADL assessment, goals and product selections. Case studies are included..
This seminar-on-demand is 5 contact hours in length (check your state approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
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- Basic EADLs
- Direct Access - IR
- Direct Access clinical indicators and product options
- Switch Access clinical indicators and product options
- Voice Access clinical indicators and product options
- Eye Gaze Access clinical indicators and product options
- Using Other AT to Emulate EADLs
- Specific Function EADLs
- Technical Support
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on EADL assessment, goals and product selections.
At the end of this course the participant will be able to:
- List 3 goals of Basic EADL use
- Differentiate modes of control for Basic EADLs
- Name a variety of devices within the environment which can be controlled by Multifunction EADLs
- Recall 3 access methods for control of Multifunction EADLs
Criteria for Completion:
A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
Contact Hours: 5
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapist Assistant
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Seminar-on-Demand
The course materials for this webinar are available in our online format.
Financial – Michelle L. Lange is employed by Access to Independence and receives a salary. She receives royalty payments from HomeCEUConnection.com for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service.
Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact Anne Osborn by email Anne@HomeCEU or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.