Post Offer Employment Testing Program
Grow your business with an effective tool in the war to eliminate unnecessary compensation claims and costs!
Post-Offer, Pre-Placement Testing is an important clinical service-bridge to employers as an injury prevention service and a generator of clinical referrals. While more closely tying you to employers, establishing a Post-Offer program capitalizes on your investment in Job Analysis, Ergonomic Evaluation, and Functional Capacity Evaluation. Post-Offer Testing is an effective tool for evaluating a potential employees’ ability to handle exertion-demanding tasks!
This practical course will teach you how to set up POET testing in your practice and increase your revenue stream from employer based services. In keeping with the Matheson philosophy of developing the “Thinking Evaluator,” this course is particularly important for the practitioner who has relied upon a home grown or commercial Post-Offer “system” but has not investigated the efficacy of such systems.
- How current ADAAA law shapes what we do, and don’t do, in Post-Offer testing.
- Review of terminology and definitions currently in force
- Understanding the phases of employment for test application
- Measuring and collecting job data – the “how to,” tools, and forms
- Determination of job demands cut-points
- How to discriminate between essential and marginal functions
- Test development, validation, and administration
- Test administration – implementation, time, and cost
- Writing up the data – review of formats
- Review of results – ADAAA guidelines for distribution of results
- Instruction in performing Yearly Disparate Impact Testing for protocol validation
- What to do when results indicate the presence of a medical issue
- Practice management issues – space design, equipment, supplies, staffing, and billing
- Review of studies that support the value of POET
- Product development – a step by step approach to expanding your practice
Who Should Attend
In keeping with the Matheson philosophy of developing the “Thinking Evaluator,” this course is particularly important for the practitioner who has relied upon a home grown or commercial Post-Offer “system” but has not investigated the efficacy of such systems. This course will help strengthen your knowledge of ADAA and develop a complaint system for supporting employers in screening new employees to determine if they have the physical capacity to safely meet the critical job demands. This includes development of an Essential Functions Job Analysis and setting up complaint POET screening protocols, procedures and standards for process evaluation. This course will help you set up a new program or function as a guide to improve compliance by supplementing your existing program.
Entry Level – Specialty Course
14 Hours (Lecture & Group Work)
The Matheson Difference; in order to enhance the learning experience, these learning tools will be used in the curriculum:
The resource will be available through the Matheson web site. Students may visit the site to review evaluation tests and techniques at their own pace.
Registration on the first day is from 8 – 8:30 a.m.
Subsequent day begins at 8 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. with a one-hour lunch break at 12 noon and two 15 minute breaks around 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
AOTA CEU’s awarded based upon completion of the course in its entirety.
Matheson Education and Training Solutions is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers.
Matheson Education and Training Solutions LLC
166 South River Road Suite 240
Bedford, NH 03110
Phone: 1-800-443-7690 (Toll Free)
Erica Galipeau, PT, CWCE, CEES
Erica is co-owner of Injury & Health Management Solutions Inc. (IHMS), near Burlington, Vermont. IHMS provides on-site services at such companies as Burton Snowboards, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Bombardier Transportation, Vermont Teddy Bear, Goodrich, and The Lane Press. These services include physical therapy, ergonomic evaluations, all levels of injury prevention and ergonomic training, direct problem solving of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), wellness, Post-Offer employment screenings, FCEs, ADA job analyses, and computer ergonomics.