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May 1996

Computer Application in TR at the Workplace or School

Results....

Demographic Information

# of Respondents = 14

# of Males =7

# of Females = 7

Avg Age = (501/14) = 35.78

Position

Avg Yrs of Practice

Certification

Modem Speed

  • Adminstrator = 5
  • Direct Service Provider = 5
  • Educator = 1
  • On-Line Supervisor = 0
  • Student = 1
  • Other = 2
(302/13) = 23.23
  • CTRS = 7
  • Not Certified = 6
  • CTRA = 0
  • 300 = 2
  • 1200 = 0
  • 2400 = 1
  • 14400 = 6
  • 28800 = 3
  • ISDN = 0
  • Other = 0

A. Do you use the computer at work or school?

  • Yes = 13
  • Hours of computer use per week = (101/13) = 7.69 hrs
  • No = 1

B. If you do use the computer at work or school, check all types of programs that you use.

  • Wordprocessing = 12
  • spreadsheet = 7
  • database = 3
  • personal information manager = 2
  • internet = 6
  • calendar generator = 5
  • desk top publishing = 3
  • poster/banner generator = 7
  • hypercard program or other programming tools = 0

C. If you use the computer at work, how you use the computer? If you use the computer at school, are you learning to use the computer for one or more of the following? (select all that applies)

  • email = 5
  • surfing the Internet = 8
  • assessment of patients = 1
  • progress note writing = 3
  • tracking attendance = 2
  • collecting data = 6
  • writing tx plans = 1
  • using the computer for treatment of patients = 0
  • inventory management = 2
  • creating activity calendars = 7
  • writing policies & procedures = 5
  • generating posters & banners = 7
  • research = 6
  • designing facilities = 1

D. If yes, what type of computer format are you using at work or school?

  • Windows 3.* = 7
  • Windows 95 = 1
  • DOS = 3
  • OS2 = 0
  • Macintosh = 1
  • other = 0

E. Has the use of computers in work or school improved productivity?

Strongly Agree-----Agree-----Not Sure-----Not Really-----Made it worse

-------5---------------7-----------0-------------- 0---------------0-------

F. Do you believe that the use of computers in the workplace will increase in the coming years?

Definetly Yes-----Most Likely-----Not Sure-----Not Likely-----No Way

---------12----------------0-------------0---------------0--------------0-------

G. Why types of questions in future surveys would be of interest to you?

What specific areas are the majority of TRS employed?... rehab, mental health, LTC, etc?

  1. What therapeutic benefit would a patient get from using the Internet?
  2. What payor sources are reimbursign for TR services?
  3. Stress management, outpatient services & reimbursability, pain management.
  4. The future of health care, especially in recreation therapy
  5. Salary scales by population/agency type, staff to client ratios by pop/agency type, has your agency mandated the CTRS yet?


 

 

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