Making Digital Materials Accessible for Individuals with Disabilities  - RD41

Making Digital Materials Accessible for Individuals with Disabilities

by Kathleen Bastedo, BSOT, MEd
RD41
(5.0 / 2 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Dietetics/Nutrition (1.00 CPEU)

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Price: $20.00
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Summary:

Inclusion and accessibility are integral values held by healthcare and education professionals. The advancement of technology has facilitated access to information rapidly, making material more widely available than ever; however, in the rush to embrace new means of instruction, accessibility issues may have been overlooked. In 1996, the U.S. Department of Justice clarified that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements apply to all programs offered on the Internet, which include all educational digital materials for clients, patients, students and the general public, as well as all digital professional conference materials. This means that web page materials, and formalized online courses and programs, must be made available to qualified individuals with disabilities.

Objectives:

The goal of this digital materials accessibility module is to provide occupational therapists, dietitians, fitness professionals, health educators, pharmacists, physical therapists, physicians, radiologic technologists and social workers with up-to-date information related to accessibility of digital materials for individuals with disabilities. After studying the following information, you will be able to:
  • Identify and understand recent additions to current laws related to accessibility of digital materials
  • Identify how accessibility can be achieved through the modification or well-planned creation of digital materials
  • Identify resources to facilitate the creation of accessible digital materials 
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including occupational therapists, dietitians, fitness professionals, health educators, pharmacists, physical therapists, physicians, radiologic technologists and social workers.
 
Dietitians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com and search for this topic title.
 
OnCourse Learning is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a level 2 course with suggested learning codes of 1000, 1100, 1140, 6000, 6050 and performance indicators of  1.3.2, 2.1.2, 2.1.3.
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
 
This program has been approved for fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM). Granting prior approval does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

Course Originally Released on: 7/13/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 7/13/2012
Course Termination/Update Date: 2/28/2017

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

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Brianna K - Rowlett, TX  ·  Jul 15, 2016
I learned so many new things. I had no idea that there were some easy steps to take to make documents comply with the ADA.
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Kandace M - TUNNEL HILL, GA  ·  Dec 11, 2015
digital materials is a good test
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Nicole R - Woodstock, GA  ·  Nov 19, 2013
I did not know most of the information that was presented in this course, it was good information
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Price: $20.00
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