The Essentials, Part 2-09: Ergonomics


This interactive course is designed to provide the novice hand therapist to the more experienced hand therapist knowledge about ergonomic principles, risk factors, and design of work stations for injury prevention.

Teaching methods for this course include course content delivered in text format, animation, graphics, and live web links.  To pass the course learners must successfully complete the final exam at the end of the course with a minimum passing score of 80%.

Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

  • Identify ergonomic principles and risk factors.

  • Evaluate workstations for risk factors for injury.

  • Design and/or adapt workstations using ergonomic principles to prevent injury. 

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