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SS4 – Do We Really Need Big Data?

Program ID : SS4.2017
Webinar Length of Time: 1.25 Hour


Link to view the lecture presentation:

English:

https://youtu.be/KLtMIDSUP2A


Spanish:

http://www.rstce.pitt.edu/RSTCE_Webinar/ISS2017ESPvideos/SS04_ESP.mp4


Presenters

Jean Minkel, PT, ATP
New Windsor, New York
United States

Ms. Minkel is a physical therapist and master clinician well recognized for her work in Assistive Technology.  She is currently the Senior Vice President for Care Coordination and Rehab Services for Independence Care System, a nonprofit long term care program in New York City.  Jean is also an independent consultant who provides educational and consulting service to all members of the A.T. team – consumers, therapists, suppliers, manufacturers and payers.

Prior to entering the private section, Jean was the director of the Seating and Mobility Program at the Center for Rehabilitation Technology at Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstaw, NY.  She produced the videotape series, “Spending or Investing – Funding Assistive Technology.  She is co-author of the Wheelchair Selection Guide: How to use the ANSI – RESNA Standards; the Manual Mobility Training Guide. and the Power Mobility Training Guide.

The A.T. community has recognized Jean for her contributions by awarding to her, the RESNA Fellow award in 1995 and the Sam McFarland Mentor Award in 2012.

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

Do we really need Big Data? Provision of Seating and Mobility services and devices is such an individualized area of service delivery, does it really lend itself to collection of Big Data? Experts will debate this question, providing insight from both sides of the question, from different stakeholder perspectives. Each participant will prepare a 5-6 minute 'pitch' arguing their stance from their own perspective; we will than open to the floor and to the opposing side.

Arguing FOR the need for Big Data:

Arguing AGAINST the need for Big Data:


Learning Objectives

Upon viewing this webinar, participants will be able to:


References


CEU Registration and Cost

0.125 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be awarded to individuals for viewing 1.25 hours of instruction.
The cost for the webinar is $59.00

Instructions to Obtain CEUs

go to the RSTCE web site at: www.rstce.org

    1. Enter user name and password or create new profile
    2. Select Webinars
    3. Select the webinar: SS4 – Do We Really Need Big Data?
    4. Complete your registration

A payment confirmation will be sent via e-mail.
(Allow 10 minutes for the database to process payment and send a confirmation e-mail).

After viewing the webinar

    1. log back into database and Select Post Tests and Evaluation for: SS4 – Do We Really Need Big Data?
    2. Select and complete Post Tests and Evaluations

You will receive your CEU Certificate via e-mailed as a PDF file (Please allow 10 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 | 08.31.2017