presented by Marnie Renda
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Marnie Renda, OTR/L, CAPS, ECHM
Marnie Renda, OTR/L, CAPS, ECHM, is the founder of Destination Home LLC, which provides OT Home Assessments, product and home modification consultations, as well as, care coordination services for elders and persons with disabilities living at home. Marnie graduated from Lafayette College and Springfield College with a B.A. in Psychobiology and a Masters Degree in…Read full bio
1. Theoretical Foundational Impact on Interventions
In the first chapter of this course, Marnie Renda reviews the theoretical framework as the foundation for home modification interventions. Participants will gain the ability to implement the Person-Environment-Occupational model when selecting interventions for persons living in the community.
2. Construction Principles for Healthcare Professionals
Chapter 2 will teach clinicians to understand basic construction principles used for common home modifications. Participants will learn to take the necessary measurements for toilet, doorway and shower modifications.
3. ADA Guidelines Impact on Home Modifications
Participants will review the ADA Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities and their impact on home modifications in residential settings. Marnie Renda demonstrates through case studies when the ADA is useful in daily practice, and when it is not. Participants will learn to recognize situations when the ADA must be followed.
4. The Law
In the final chapter of this course, Marnie Renda reviews the Fair Housing Amendments Act and its impact on home modification. In addition, she uses case studies to demonstrate the implementation of the knowledge gained from this course regarding theory, construction, and ADA requirements into practice.