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Accessible Medical Diagnostic Equipment and Prescription Drug Container Labels


Thursday, March 26, 2020
2:30 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. EST


Cost: Free


Format: Webinar


Where: Online/Web-based


Sponsored By:

Webinar Series: Health Care and the ADA - Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities
from the ADA National Network, Pacific ADA Center

Description:

The Access Board, under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, has issued accessibility standards for medical diagnostic equipment. These standards provide design criteria for examination tables and chairs, including those used for dental or optical exams and procedures, weight scales, radiological equipment, mammography equipment and other equipment used for diagnostic purposes by health professionals. Additionally, presenters will cover the advisory guidance for making information on prescription drug container labels accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired or who are elderly.

Learning objectives:

  • Describe design criteria for exam tables, weight scales and radiological equipment.
  • Identify best practices that promote access to prescription drug container label information in all formats including, audible, braille and large print.

Presenters:
The Access Board is an independent federal agency that develops and maintains accessibility guidelines and standards for the built environment, transportation vehicles, telecommunications equipment, and information technology under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other laws.

Randall Duchesneau is an Accessibility Specialist at the US Access Board with a focus on residential housing, transient lodging, and healthcare.

Bobby Stinnette serves as an Accessibility Specialist at the U.S. Access Board.



Registration:

Deadline to Register - March 25, 2020

To register, go to http://adapresentations.org/healthcare/registration.php or choose the website address link below.

Contact For More Information:


Pacific ADA Center
Phone: 510-285-5600 (v/tty)
Email: adapresentations@adapacific.org
Web: Webinar Series: Health Care and the ADA - Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities
(adapresentations.org/healthcare/schedule.php)


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