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26th Virtual PRAT Grand Rounds: Technology Options for Taking Notes

Program ID Number: CRS000772
CEU Course ID: P302.16
Webinar Length of Time: 1 hour


Link to view the lecture presentation:

https://pittrstce.adobeconnect.com/p23x6hvtgg4/

Handouts:

Link to handouts


Presenters

Edmund LoPresti, PhD
Dr. Edmund LoPresti has a 20-year history of research and development in the field of assistive technology. A focus of Dr. LoPresti's work has been the development of systems for coaching people with cognitive impairments to perform activities of daily living, vocational tasks, and health maintenance activities. Dr. LoPresti has also conducted research on telerehabilitation, virtual environments, computer access adaptations, and intelligent mobility devices. In addition to research and development efforts, Dr. LoPresti has experience as a clinical rehabilitation engineer, providing assessments and training related to alternative computer access and cognitive assistive technologies. Since 2006, Dr. LoPresti has worked on a contract with the University of Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation with an emphasis on post-secondary adults with cognitive impairments.

Note: Faculty for this activity have been required to disclose all relationships with any proprietary entity producing health care goods or services, with the exemption of nonprofit or government organizations and non-healthcare related companies.

* No conflicts have been disclosed.


Description

Traditional pencil-and-paper note-taking may be difficult for clients with fine motor limitations, slow processing speed, difficulty recognizing key ideas, or spelling difficulties. Note-taking can be particularly important, however, for people with memory impairments or difficulty organizing their thoughts. This webinar will explore options for recording, organizing, and reviewing information in contexts such as lectures, reading, or recording one’s own thoughts.


Learning Objectives

Upon attending this seminar, participants will be able to:


CEU Registration and Cost

(0.1) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be awarded to individuals for viewing (1.0) hours of instruction.

The cost for the webinar is ($59.00)
Instructions to Obtain CEUs
To pay for the webinar and receive CEUs click on ‘Sign Into RSTCE Database  

  1. Enter user name and password or create new profile
  2. Select Webinars
  3. Select Webinar Registration
  4. Select: Technology Options for Taking Notes
  5. Select on method of payment (i.e. credit card, check, coupon code) and hit continue
  6. Submit payment

A payment confirmation will be sent via e-mail. (Allow 30 minutes for the database to process payment and send confirmation).

  1. After confirmation received and webinar viewed, log back into database and Select Post Tests and Evaluations
  2. Select and complete the Webinar Post Test
  3. Return back and Select Post Tests and Evaluations
  4. Select and complete the Webinar Evaluation

You will receive your CEU Certificate via e-mailed as a PDF file (Please allow 30 minutes for the database to process your certificate and send it to your e-mail)

The University of Pittsburgh, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences awards Continuing Education Units to individuals who enroll in certain educational activities. The CEU is designated to give recognition to individuals who continue their education in order to keep up-to-date in their profession. (One CEU is equivalent to 10 hours of participation in an organized continuing education activity). Each person should claim only those hours of credit that he or she actually spent in the educational activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is certifying the educational contact hours of this program and by doing so is in no way endorsing any specific content, company, or product. The information presented in this program may represent only a sample of appropriate interventions.


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Updated | 10.24.2016