BECOME A CERTIFIED REMOTE ERGONOMICS ASSESSMENT SPECIALIST™!

Designed as a Practicum companion to the REAS™ Live Online Course

When taken in conjunction with the REAS™ Live workshop, successful completion of the REAS™ Online Practicum grants the REAS™ Certification. In this course you will:

  • Review the Presentation Slides
  • Take and pass a 50-question exam with a 90% correct score
  • Complete two sample Remote Ergonomics Assessment case studies

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Demonstrate comprehension the information in the REAS live instruction to complete a 50 question exam
  • Evaluate two office ergonomics assessment case studies
  • Apply your new knowledge from REAS to complete two sample ergonomics assessments

ABOUT CERTIFICATION

REAS™ Certification is only granted when the learner has completed both the REAS Live Workshop AND this REAS™ Certification Practicum.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

You can find a detailed list of system requirements for viewing the online slide presentation HERE.

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*CEUs

This course is currently pre-approved for Continuing Education CEs by the BOC. The Back School is also an AOTA Approved Provider (#4849) and is authorized to offer AOTA  3 contact hours for this class. AOTA Classification Codes: Category 1: Domain of OT & Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA or indicate AOTA approval of a certification or other professional recognition.

This and many of our courses are currently or have in the past been pre-approved for continuing education credit by most state PT boards. Other specialities/professional disciplines should be able to submit for individual credit but it is important for you to contact your state licensing board or professional credentialing board for information regarding policies and the amount of continuing education credits allowed for online courses. 

COURSE COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS

Review the Presentation Slides. Take and pass a 50-question exam with a 90% correct score. Complete two sample Remote Ergonomics Assessment case studies of two office workers by using the Cal/OSHA Easy Ergonomics for Desktop Users document to complete a Worksite Ergonomics Analysis Report (WEAR) and then summarizing your findings into an Ergonomics Final Report.

Who Should Register

PTs, PTAs, PT Students, OTs, OTAs, OT Students, CHTs, ATs, RNs, NPsCertified Safety Professionals, Risk Managers, Claims Managers, Safety Committee MembersHuman Resources Professionals, Industrial Engineers, Industrial Hygienists, ErgonomistsAthletic Trainers, Chiropractors, Office Furniture Sales and anyone wanting to learn how to decrease risk of onsite employee injury and increase employee productivity and satisfaction.

THE COPYRIGHTED MATERIALS USED IN THIS COURSE ARE FOR REGISTRANTS ONLY. BY REGISTERING YOURSELF OR SOMEONE ELSE FOR THIS COURSE YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL NOT SHARE THESE MATERIALS WITH ANY THIRD PARTY.

REFUND POLICY

Refunds are not available for online courses.

Ron Porter, Director, PT, CEAS III

Ron Porter, Director, PT, CEAS III

Ronald W. Porter is a nationally recognized expert in the field of Occupational Safety and Health, and Ergonomics.

In the past 38 years, since becoming Director of the Back School, he has instructed over 1000 workshops and seminars on Ergonomics Awareness and Musculoskeletal Disorder Prevention to physical and occupational therapists; medical doctors; chiropractors; occupational health nurses; industrial health and safety professionals; employee health and human resource professionals; and insurance claims managers.

Ron has worked with over 350 companies, including Lockheed Martin Aeronautics; US Foods; Mars Incorporated; E.I. Du Pont; DS Services; Shell Oil; International Paper; WestRock; A-dec Dental; Patterson Dental: Arizona Public Service Company; Association of California Water Agencies/Joint Powers Insurance Agency and the United States Navy; consulting on the development and implementation of innovative ergonomics programs for both individual plant sites and entire corporations.

He was chosen as the 2012 ASSE Ergonomics Practice Specialty Safety Professional of the Year, one of the 50 Most Influential People in Workers’ Compensation by the 2014 SEAK National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference and received a 2016 President’s Award presented   by the ASSE.

His recent presentations include:

The 2007 - 2017 and 2019 American Society of Safety Professionals Professional Development Conferences • The 2018 & 2019 Applied Ergonomics Conference • March 2018 Webinar for the American Association of Hand Therapists • The 2016 Region IV ASSE Professional Development Conference • The 1995 – 2005 and 2011 American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Annual Conferences • The 2010 and 2018  National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition • SEAK Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conferences in 2005 – 2007 and 2013 •  March 2010 national webinar on the Aging Workforce for the ASSE Virtual Classroom.

His Bachelor of Science degree is from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and his Graduate Degree in Physical Therapy from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, American Society of Safety Professionals, the American Industrial Hygiene Association and the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

REAS: REMOTE ERGONOMICS ASSESSMENT SPECIALIST PRACTICUM

  • Review the Course Presentation Slides
  • Take and pass a 50-question exam with a 90% correct score
  • Complete two sample Remote Ergonomics Assessment case studies