Clinical Observer (Battle Creek VA)

Battle Creek VA - Clinical Observer

  • Full Name: Clinical Observer
  • Hosting Body: VA (Battle Creek) Medical Center
  • Location: Battle Creek, MI
  • Date: Mid-December, 2016
  • Description: Clinical observation to allow for further development of theoretical knowledge obtained after completion of first semesters of occupational therapy education.  Observed assessments for seating, power mobility, hand and upper extremity dysfunction, PAVE clinic (diabetic foot care management), and a variety of neurological and orthopedic disorders, as well as observe in related deparments (low vision, prosthetics).
  • Other Resources/Further Information: http://www.battlecreek.va.gov/services/Occupational_Therapy.asp

UPMC Ageless Wisdom Training

UPMC Ageless Wisdom Training

  • Full Name: UPMC Aging Institute Ageless Wisdom Training
  • Hosting Body: UPMC Aging Institute
  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Date: Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
  • Description: An interactive and experiential geriatric sensitivity training program available in a two-hour and four-hour format. Consists of experiential exercises in areas like sensory and cognitive changes, psychological, functional, and social changes, myths about aging, and diversity and aging. 
  • Other Resources/Further Information: http://www.upmc.com/Services/AgingInstitute/education-and-training/Pages/ageless-wisdom.aspx

Carfit Event Coordinator Training

CarFit Event Coordinator Training

  • Full Name: CarFit Event Coordinator Training
  • Hosting Body: CarFit (AAA)
  • Location: Penn Hills, PA
  • Date: October 22nd, 2016
  • Description: Advanced training in the CarFit program, which is oriented at improving the safety of older drivers.  Topics related to event hosting and planning included site management, traffic flow, volunteer orientation, training, and organization, supplies and safety considerations.  Topics related to technicians included a review of assessment and adjustment for vehicle safety and orientation, driving technique, and automotive maintenance.  CarFit event coordinators are advanced technicians that can organize independent CarFit events.
  • Other Resources/Further Information: https://www.car-fit.org/

Carfit Technician Training

CarFit Technician Training

  • Full Name: CarFit Technician Training
  • Hosting Body: CarFit (AAA)
  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Date: October 21st, 2016
  • Description: Training in the CarFit program, which is oriented at improving the safety of older drivers.  Topics included assessment and adjustment for vehicle safety and orientation, driving technique, and automotive maintenance.  CarFit technicians can volunteer at future CarFit events without additional training.
  • Other Resources/Further Information: https://www.car-fit.org/