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Start date: 12-11-2020

End date: 12-11-2020

Duration: 1.00 hours.

Event city: Virtual CES platform

Jueves 12 de noviembre de 6pm a 7pm hora colombiana

Aula virtual ZOOM.

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Event Code: 70089169

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Faculty: Physiotherapy

Johana Andrea Areiza Velásquez
Physiotherapy Faculty Assistant
4440555 ext 1420.

Vicente Agredo Silva
Extension Coordinator

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The modality of the event is Face-to-face

The Faculty of Physiotherapy of the CES University, will celebrate the III Cycle of Mobility and Sedestation

Physiotherapists, Occupational therapists, Biomedical engineers, Physicians specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation (Physiatrists), Ortho-prosthetic technicians, Social workers, Rehabilitation professionals, Students, Officials of governmental entities of the disability and health units at the national level, Company executives health (EPS), IPS managers and directors, Wheelchair users and their families, People with related areas.

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Anderson Esneyder Acevedo Benitez
Telephone: (57) (4) 604 91 25
Mobile: 301 254 98 44
Email: anaceved@bancolombia.com.co

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Topics to be discussed during the activity:

  • Current Trends in Online Assistive Technology Training

Dr. Mark R. Schmeler - USA:
Associate Professor / Vice-Chair for Education y Training Dept. Rehabilitation Science y Technology University of Pittsburgh

-PhD, OTR/L, ATP Vice Chair for Education y Training y Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Science y Technology

-Mark Schmeler is the vice chair for education y training in the Department of Rehabilitation Science y Technology at the University of Pittsburgh. He oversees all aspects of the Master of Science curriculum in Rehabilitation Technology as well as Continuing Education in the field of Assistive Technology. He is also the director of the International Seating Symposium when hosted every other year in the U.S

-Schmeler has 30 years of clinical experience and continues to practice as an Occupational Therapist and Assistive Technology Professional in the Center for Assistive Technology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center which he helped establish in 1996 and directed until 2005. From 2009 to 2017, he directed a national contract and developed accredited Assistive Technology Clinics within the Veterans Administration’s Polytrauma Rehabilitation and Spinal Cord Injury/Disorders Systems of Care

-He is the co-developer of the Functional Mobility Assessment and manages a registry of large data nationally and internationally related to mobility outcomes to assess the effectiveness of mobility assisted devices and service delivery models to more scientifically demonstrate what interventions work best for what types of people under varying disability and environmental conditions. Other research interests include the application of telerehabilitation, product development, and online education

-His specific graduate teaching responsibilities are in the area of assistive technology policy, funding, and management as well as clinical applications of wheelchair seating and mobility applying case-based and evidence based practice. He also works closely with national organizations as an advocate for appropriate access to assistive technology devices and services. He served on the RESNA Board of Directors and is a RESNA Fellow

Karl Arthur Kemmerer – USA:

-Karl is the online continuing education coordinator in the Department of Rehabilitation Science y Technology (RST), a position he has held since 2016. His responsibilities involve managing RST’s continuing education content, instructing the ongoing “AT CERT” assistive technology course, and supporting the department’s International Seating Symposium. Karl’s areas of experience include building and managing online courses, curriculum design, and using research and technology to build effective educational tools

-At the University of Pittsburgh, Karl earned his Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Science and Master of Science in Rehabilitation Technology. His research focused on assistive technology, telehealth, and home modification. He continues to be involved in projects promoting home and community access for people with disabilities and he is passionate about these issues both personally and professionally

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