Product Description

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This exciting webinar series explores the challenges, opportunities, and current uses of new and dynamic technologies in the provision of a wide variety of medical and health services. Current technologies are changing the nature of how providers, both large and small, are expanding the reach of their services. The ongoing advancement of such technologies will further challenge the long-established parameters of service setting, modeling, and delivery. In the midst of constant change, providers are often forced to react to the conditions created by new technologies. This webinar series is designed to reverse that trend with guidance and insight on how providers can get "ahead of the curve" and utilize new technologies to enhance service efficacy and efficiency.

Designed to benefit direct service professionals and administrators, the "Ahead of the Curve" webinar series addresses the critical issues surrounding the integration of technology in the provision of medical and health services. Topics include:

  • System and program development
  • Technology integrated service modeling
  • Assistive technologies and accessibility
  • Telehealth (challenges, benefits, opportunities)
  • Confidentiality, privacy, and security
  • Providing appropriate care and treatment with technology
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of technology integration on the provision of services

If you want to stay "ahead of the curve", we invite you to join us for this innovative webinar series.

This webinar series is recommended for the following professionals:

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physical therapists
  • Speech pathologists
  • Rehabilitation specialists
  • Behavioral health specialists
  • Program directors
  • Medical and health services administrators
  • Quality assurance and improvement specialists

Computer Technology for Self-Management of Disability and Chronic Conditions

Technology is changing the way individuals with chronic illness and disability are functioning in the community. These individuals are now able to use hand-held technologies to self-manage their health. These technologies have the ability to help the individual remember to perform daily activities; communicate with care providers; find their way around the community; and live safer, more mobile, and more active lives. This webinar will present state-of-the-art information about computer technologies to help these individuals manage their daily lives. Categories of technology include hand-held devices, web-based support systems, smart environments, and smart prosthetics.

Links to other webinars in the series:

Expanding the Reach of Rehabilitation Professionals with Telehealth

Assistive Technology Used to Enhance Participation by People with Disabilities

Harnessing the Power of Interactive Technology in Rehabilitation

Delivery and Use:

Recordings are available for delivery two business days after the webinar date listed. You will receive an email from events@carf.org with the link(s) to your purchased recording(s), the PowerPoint slides, and any handouts from the webinar attached. This is a web-based product, not a CD or a downloadable file. Purchased webinar recordings are available for review until the end of the calendar year.

There is no limit on the number of staff who can view the purchased recording(s), but it is restricted for internal use only and the file or links may not be passed onto anyone outside your organization.



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Computer Technology for Self-Management of Disability and Chronic Conditions

Item #: 3520.00-5
Details: Recorded April 28, 2016. Duration: 84 min.

Price each or as selected: $199.00 USD

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Computer Technology for Self-Management of Disability and Chronic Conditions