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Another Upcoming Training!

May 2015 Training Man in wheelchair with health care provider touching his handMaximizing Access: Smart Choices in Equipment and Facility Design

A training program for health professionals

This 1.5 hour training focuses on providing background and strategies that will help providers to improve access to health services and programs for people with disabilities. The session will:

  • Describe health disparities among persons with disabilities.
  • Identify barriers to health services with a focus on physical/architectural barriers.
  • Explain the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards for access to services for persons with disabilities.
  • Differentiate between ADA & Universal Design.
  • Examine the usability of medical equipment with respect to mobility and sensory issues which occur with age and disability.
  • This activity has been designated for 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Thursday, June 25, 2015
8:30 a.m. (check-in at 8:00 a.m.)
Adams State Service Center, 544 South Bedford Street, Georgetown, DE

Our Instructor: Debra Young, M.Ed., OTR/L, SCEM, ATP, CAPS
Debra Young is an award-winning certified specialist in environmental modifications, aging in place, and assistive technology.

There is no fee for this training, but pre-registration is required.

Register now: http://bit.ly/1IxhQ38.

For upcoming training dates, or to schedule a training at your organization, please contact Health and Wellness Unit Director, Jae Chul Lee, at jaelee@udel.edu or at 302-831-8186.

To download a PDF flyer with information regarding this training, please click here.

This training is part of a series:

  • Disabilities 101: Strategies for Being Welcoming and Accommodating
  • Maximizing Access: Smart Choices in Equipment and Facility Design
  • Ensuring Effective Communication to Meet ADA Guidelines

To learn more about these trainings, or to schedule one at your site, please visit: http://www.gohdwd.org/resources/trainings/

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical Society of Delaware and the University of Delaware, Center for Disability Studies. The Medical Society of Delaware is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Medical Society of Delaware designates this live continuing medical education activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. It is the policy of the Medical Society of Delaware to comply with the ACCME Standards for Commerical Support of Continuing Medical Education. In keeping with these standards, all faculty participating in continuing medical education provided by the Medical Society of Delaware are expected to disclose to the activity audience any real or apparent conflicts of interest related to the content of their presentation. Joint providership of CME by MSD in no way implies endorsement of any product or service. This activity is not supported by commercial funding.

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