Maximizing Independence through Smart Home Innovations

Course Description:

This course will provide insight for smart home innovations. It will discuss individuals who could benefit from smart home innovations, the benefits of smart home innovations as well as resources for smart home innovations. 

Course Outcomes:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

1. Identify patient populations that could benefit from smart home innovations

2. Identify benefits of smart home innovations

3. Identify resources for smart home innovations 

Speaker Bio:

Josie Gimple graduated from Southwest Baptist University in 2008 with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Josie earned her Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) Certification in 2012. Josie has also received certifications for Lokomat and Ekso Bionics. She has worked for INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation since 2008 where she currently works on the Spinal Cord Injury Floor at INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Rehab Hospital. Josie assists with the Jim Thorpe Spinal Cord Injury Survivors Group and is the current Marketing Committee Chairman for the Greater Oklahoma Disabled Sports Association (GODSA). Josie also volunteers with the Devon adaptive rowing program and the Oklahoma Diamondback sled hockey. Lastly, Josie has received multiple awards for her work as a physical therapist for INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation. 

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