OAS Midterm II

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  1. FCE (Functional Capacity Evaluation)
    • -Objective assessment of an individual's ability to perform work-related activity
    • -Determines ability status, not doing work for a specific job (not real skills of job)
    • -biomechanical
    • -numerical score
    • -WHO: injured worker
  2. Vocational Evaluations/Work Evaluations
    • -Assessment of work habits, behavior, physical, cognitive, psychosocial skills in relation to the client's interests, motivation, age & educational level to determine a reasonable occupation for the client to pursue.
    • -General skills
    • -Use real or simulated tasks that are related to the actual skills needed for a job
    • WHO: injured worker
  3. JDA/JSA (Job Demand Analysis/Job Site Analysis)
    • -Looks specifically at what job requires, what are the physical demands
    • -Do a task analysis (observations, interviews)
    • -Client does not come with you
    • WHO: injured worker or candidate for employment
  4. Work Conditioning
    • Replicating the physical demands of the job through physical conditioning alone (strength, aerobic, flexibility, coordination, endurance)
    • -usually only work with 1 professional (PT)
  5. Work Hardening
    • Formal multidisciplinary program for rehabilitating an injured worked
    • -individualized goals
    • -Work with many professionals (PT, OT, ST)
    • -Trying to get better at specific tasks that the job requires, use real equipment that the client will need to use
  6. Worksite Evaluation
    • On-the-job assessment to determine whether an individual can return to work after onset of a disability or whether a person can benefit from reasonable accommodations to maintain employment
    • Job Analysis: Task demands, Environment, Reasonable Accommodations, Client present!
  7. Pre-employment Testing
    • Assessing a person's ability to meet certain physical requirements before they are hired for a job
    • -injury prevention and management strategy!
    • WHO: able bodied or injured
  8. Transition service from school to work
    • IDEA
    • -Transition-related: eval (how much support is needed, observation, interview, activity analysis, future vision)
    • -Service Planning: equipment needed, supportive employment)
    • -Service Implementation: collaborate with support persons in all environments/domains
  9. Work Readiness Program
    • Program designed to help individuals who desire to work identify vocational options that match their interests, skills & abilities
    • -Exploring new jobs after an injury because the injured person can not return to their previous line of employment
    • -Prepares client for work, but does not provide (find them) them a job
  10. Ergonomics
    Human performance and well-being in relation to one's job, equipment, tools & environment.
  11. Injury Prevention
    • Primary: protect healthy workers (no problems yet), entire workforce. 
    • Secondary: Specific asymptomatic workers who are at high risk & workers with mild symptoms that are still reversible
    • Tertiary: workers who have suffered nonreversible injuries, goal is to restore maximum function and prevent injury-related complications.
  12. Joe (20) mild intellectual disability, just finished high school special ed, wants to enter the work force

    Transitional Sevices,Vocational Evaluation, Pre-employment Testing
    • Transitional Sevices
    • Vocational Evaluation
    • Pre-employment Testing
  13. Mary, 46, works in a meat factory, slipped & fell, had a laminectomy, wants to return for financial reasons.
    -FCE, Work Conditioning, JDA/JSA, Work Hardening
    • 1. Work Conditioning or JDA/JSA
    • 2. Work Hardening
    • 3. FCE

    • If she returns to work with or without modification...
    • 1. Worksite Evaluation
    • 2. Ergonomic Evaluation

    • If she is unable to return to work due to limitations
    • 1. Work Readiness
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OAS Midterm II
2014-10-27 04:22:15
OAS Midterm II
OAS Midterm II
OAS Midterm II
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