Examine the most common causes of upper extremity injuries in office workers and key tips on how you can prevent them, including exercises, in this new 2 hour online course.
In this 2 hour course Dr. Bob Niklewicz will provide an introductory knowledge base for non-medical ergonomists in spinal biomechanics.
Physical Demands Analysis is a method for health and safety professionals to observe, measure, and document the Essential Functions and their components of a given job. Learn how to easily review and identify the essential functions of a job, including the physical, environmental, behavioral and cognitive aspects of job tasks.
Functional Baseline Testing is a method by which clinicians may address functional activities with worker's compensation patients. Learn how to perform fundamental Functional Baseline Testing and Functional Rehabilitation in a standard clinical environment with a minimal investment in testing equipment.
The Biopsychosocial Model is a method by which clinicians may enhance treatment outcomes while considering the behavioral effects of injury on the coping mechanisms of the patient. This course will outline the fundamentals of the Biopsychosocial Model and provide a procedure the clinician may utilize to assess for the presence of Non-Organic Signs which may delay recovery during rehabilitation and delay return to normal activity.
Individuals who work in jobs where healthy sleep patterns are disrupted, ultimately face physical as well as psychological challenges which can adversely affect workplace safety. This basic course will provide a better understanding of the problems and present options to decrease risk exposure.
Connecting with your client base can be challenging for many professional practitioners. This two hour, self-study course is designed to teach you the basic tools for marketing your ergonomics services in a clear, user-friendly way.
This online course is designed as an essential resource for the non-medical, non-clinical ergonomist. A deeper understanding of how the body works will improve the quality of any ergonomics recommendation. By identifying and encouraging correct postures and behaviors that promote healthy movement and circulation, the ergonomist helps to keep the worker functioning safely and efficiently, thus preventing compensable, work-related injuries.
In this course, you will learn the value of safety and loss control practices and how they relate to profitable business. With a thorough understanding of the causes of loss and methods for prevention, you will form a solid knowledge base for creating your own effective safety program.
An essential resource for the non-medical, non-clinical ergonomist. Learn to prevent or mitigate injuries by understanding how the body works and how injuries can occur in this basic-level course.
In this preparatory-level class, learn to identify solutions for common risk factors associated with static postures; hand tool use; material handling; and storage and climate control in the manufacturing environment.
Gain the rudimentary tools and knowledge you need to properly assess this unique population and provide effective products and behavioral modifications to minimize ergonomics risks.
In this course, you will review principles, solutions and opportunities for improvement regarding Safe Patient Handling in all types of healthcare environments. Skills learned will include the correct methods for setting up and sustaining a world class Safe Patient Handling Program.
Learn about the benefits of on-site employee injury care and prevention for the employee and to the employer. Understand the basics of on-site employee injury care and prevention services financing, cost savings, return on investment, operations, equipment, selling, negotiating and in-house marketing are covered.
In this 1.5 hour online course, written by The Back School's Director of Education, Dr. Bob Niklewicz, you will gain an elementary understanding of Newton's Laws of Physics and how they affect the body.
Learn, step-by-step, to write an effective proposal to gain consulting contracts in this 1.5 hour online course.