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Caring for Patients with Mobility Disabilities with ADA Guidelines

Course Details:

  • Category: Patient Care
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Target Audience: All Employees

Course Overview: Accessibility of doctors' offices, clinics, and other healthcare providers are essential in providing medical care to patients with disabilities. Accessibility is not only legally required under the American Disability Act and Section 504, but it is also important medically so that minor problems can be detected and treated before turning into major and possibly life-threatening problems. This training covers the American Disability Act (ACT) and Section 504 requirements, along with visual examples of creating accessible examination rooms and medical equipment.

Training Includes:

  • American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Requirements
  • Defining Mobility Disabilities
  • Common Questions Answered

  • Access to Examination Rooms
  • Entry Doors
  • Clear Floor and Turning Space

  • Chair Transfers
  • Stretchers and Portable Lifts

  • Accessible Medical Equipment
  • Exam Table and Chairs

Transfer Techniques

  • Patient Lifts
  • Portable Floor Lifts
  • Overhead Track Lifts
  • Ceiling-Mounted Lift
  • Free Standing

  • Radiological Equipment
  • Mammography Equipment
  • Scales

  • Disability Statistics
  • Service Animals
  • Staff Training
  • Additional ADA Information