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1

What type of intervention follows the place and train philosophy?

Supported Employment

2

Who is a primary referral source for a FCE?

Physician
Attorney
Case manager

3

Describe primary programs in work conditioning program?

Protect healthy workers against a targeted condition before it occurs

4

Describe the aims of a secondary program in work conditioning

Emphasize early detection and intervention in asymptomatic workers

5

Describe the goal of a tertiary program in work conditoing

Occurs after a worker sustains an injury, illness, or disease

6

What factors are considered in a job demands analysis?

1. Strength demands
2. Physical Demands
3. Frequency of work tasks

7

what is the appropriate work bench height for precision work

just above the elbow

8

what is the appropriate workbench height for light work

just below the elbow

9

what is the appropriate height for heavy work

4-6 inches below the elbow

10

what are the characteristics of a work hardening program?

1. real or simulated work activities
2. address productivity, safety, physical tolerance, and work behaviors
3. CARF accreditation

11

what are the characteristics of work conditioning?

1. real or simulated work activities
2. addresses flexibility, strength, movement and endurance

12

What are work readiness programs?

help individuals who want to work identify vocational options that match their interests, skill, and abilities.

13

What are considered reasonable accommodations for essential work functions?

1. altered work schedule and duties,
2. facility modifications,
3.purchase of adaptive equipment or assistive technology,
4. modifying or designing a new product

14

What is the purpose of the Purdue Pegboard Test

Timed test of UE function to determine client's functional limitations

15

What does a 'disability rating' describe?

It considers a worker's impairment and impact on client's ability to perform pre-injury.

16

Name the four types of symptom magnification

1. Refugee-escaping a conflict
2. Symptom misinterpreter-Responds to physical changes in the body in an extreme manner
3. Game player- Convinces others of the severity of their condition for positive gain
4.Identified patient-assumes pt role as a lifestyle

17

What is the DOT by the US dept. of Labor?

They define physical demands of work using a standardized classification system.

18

How is a sedentary job defined by DOT?

10 lb of force exerted occasionally
Walking occasionally
Mostly sitting

19

How is a light work job defined by DOT?

20 lb of force exerted occasionally
10 lb frequently
Movement with little to no force is constant

20

How is medium work defined by DOT?

20-50lb force exerted occasionally
10-25 lb force frequently
0-10 lb force constantly

21

How is heavy work defined by DOT?

50-100lb force exerted occassionaly
25-50 lb force frequently
10-20 lb constantly

22

How is very heavy work defined by DOT?

100 lb occasionally
50 lb frequently
20 lb constantly

23

What does occasionally mean for DOT's physical demands frequency?

1/3 of day

24

What does "frequently" mean for DOT's physical demand frequencies?

1/3-2/3 of day

25

What does "constantly" mean for DOT's physical demand frequency?

______ physical exertion occurs 2/3 to all day.

26

What do work tolerance screens assess?

1. client factors (strength, coordination, balance)
2. Functional abilities (sit, stand, walk, crawl)
3. Activity Demands (weight, angles, forces, tools, layout)

27

What are examples of administration controls?

1. production rate
2. job rotation
3. Rest periods
4. Education on work safety

28

What are examples of engineering controls?

Modification of work environment
Modification of work station
Use of assisstive devices

29

What are examples of work practice controls?

1.Using proper body mechanics
2. Tool maintenance
3. Use of PPE
4. Conditioning or stretching programs

30

What does a job demands analysis assess?

Objective evaluation of each task of job with consideration to physical environment

31

When do work therapy programs occur?

At any point in the healing process of tissues

32

Who are vocational evaluations for?

1. people who have never worked
2. People who cannot work their job anymore d/t disability