Office Ergonomic Evaluator
Certification Course

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Live In Person Live Webcast (Virtual) On Demand
Hands-on experience
Interaction with other attendees
Questions answered in real-time
Receive CEUs/Contact Hours
Immediate access to all course materials
View from home or office
Immediately able to start course
Complete course at your own pace

Learning Outcomes

Our Office Ergonomic Evaluator Certification Course teaches you how to implement an ergonomic workstation and proper computer ergonomic setups including computer chairs, keyboards and trays, the best mouse, and desks. The instructor, who has 15+ years of experience, will discuss ergonomics in the workplace, teach common techniques and risk factors, and will show you how to implement a company wide program. Learning outcomes include:

  • Identify and perform current office ergonomic evaluation tools
  • Differentiate common office ergonomic assessment tools and their benefits
  • Identify common computer ergonomic risk factors and solutions
  • Identify/select basic methods of implementing ergonomic workstation solutions
  • Select appropriate engineering and administrative controls to reduce risk factors
  • Develop and implement a full injury reduction program
  • Perform a full office work station ergonomic analysis and present findings to classmates
  • Apply to become a Certified Office Ergonomic Evaluator by obtaining a COEE Certification

Who Should Attend

  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapist Assistants
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Chiropractors
  • Medical Doctors
  • Kinesiologists
  • Physicians
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Safety & Health Professionals

Education Level

  • Introductory
  • No prerequisites required
  • 15:1 student to instructor ratio

Domain/Contact Hours/CEUs

  • Category 2: OT Process – Prevention
  • 7 hours (1 day)
  • .7 AOTA CEUs

Course Completion

  • Participation in the full one day of training
  • Performing office ergonomic evaluations
  • Classroom presentation/critique of your ergonomic evaluations
  • Completion of course quiz with a score of 80% or better in all course formats

Course Schedule

  • Discuss various upper extremity and low back musculoskeletal disorders and evidence-based causes
  • Perform an office ergo analysis using various assessment tools, postural design for VDT
  • Identify office risk factors (physical, environmental, psycho-physical, and psycho-social)
  • Overview of office engineering controls, administrative controls, training, and medical management
  • Make office job modifications (seating, seat design lighting, noise, keyboards, laptops, mouse, and report)
  • View various work stations and determine the risk factors/provide modification recommendations

Course Instructor

Course Approval

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Approved for Physical Therapists

For your convenience, we have obtained physical therapy approval in many of the 50 states. Please contact us for a full and current list of courses approved in your state!

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Approved for Occupational Therapists

We are an approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Approved provider status demonstrates our commitment to meeting established AOTA criteria and guidelines for the development and delivery of quality education activities. Organizations that are AOTA Approved Providers have demonstrated a strong commitment in meeting the needs of occupational therapists and assistants in regards to ongoing learning and professional development.

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Approved for Athletic Trainers

We are recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer training courses to certified athletic trainers. Every course we offer is approved for continuing education units (CEUs) as defined by the BOC for certified athletic trainers. Our BOC approved provider number is P3880.

What People Say About Us

Jim was very professional and business like. He was able to reach out to the class and create class participation. Jim being down to earth really relaxed the class! 

Woodrew F. Hepler
Arkansas Dept. of Corrections

Jim Mecham was very enjoyable and modified the course to fit our knowledge base!

Brenda Castellano, PTA
Ministry Health Care St. Joseph's

Very cool and interactive whiteboard! I have not taken a course quite like this before with this kind of technology!

Laura Kase, DPT
Oaklawn Hospital

I took the On Demand course and felt the information was well presented, organized, and the methods are easy to follow. I am looking forward to putting what I have learned into our practice. 

Alfonso Garcia, PT, OCS
Tri-Physical Therapy & Wellness Center

Jim Mecham was the course instructor for the On Demand course. He is a very good speaker, very relaxed ,and very knowledgeable. He made a 7-hour video very tolerable.

David Velasco
XOOM/PayPal

Jim made watching the course On Demand very interesting and was able to maintain attention through interaction with everyone in the room. Keep doing exactly what you've been doing because I thought it was great!

Joshua Dahl, MS, ATC
Winona Health

Jim came on-site and delivered the 1-day Office Ergonomics Evaluator Certification Course for us. We found the course educational, well presented, and very useful!

Jennifer Balderson
Worley Parsons

Exceptional as always! Jim is a wealth of knowledge and based on his presentations you know he continues to review the latest research, literature, and incorporates it into the lectures and software.

Karen Spiecher, OTR/L
Physiotherapy Associates

I was apprehensive about taking the course online, but I was engaged the entire time and I don't feel like I missed out on anything but networking with those who would have been my classmates. Excellent job to Jim and the editors who put it together.

Elena Vega, LVN
CP Kelco

The On Demand course surpassed all of my expectations! I expected to lose interest but Jim Mecham was very engaging, informative, took feedback/questions from the attendees and gave detailed answers!

Adam Muheisen, PT Technician
Michigan Neurology

Jim Mecham had an awesome personality, explained topics clearly, and answered all questions positively!

Jessica Haaf, DPT
AquaCare Rehabilitation

Jim Mecham does a GREAT job of making a new subject or area of practice fun, but also educational. He's mighty experienced in this area. The course exceeded my expectations.

Tom Rothery, MS, OTR/L
OccuCare
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