Universal Design - Module 4: Bathroom Modfications

Course Summary

1. Title: Universal Design - Module 4:
Bathroom Modfications

2. Keywords/Themes: New Marketplace, Long-Term
Care, Disability, American with Disabilities Act, Building Codes,
Modifications, Independence, Universal Nine, Strategy for Implementation

3. Course Description:

There are six sections in this course:

Section 1: How Are We Changing?

Section 2: The ADA and Building Codes

Section 3: Getting Started - Goals for Independence

Section 4: Bathroom Modification Ideas

Section 5: Products and Resources

Section 6: Funding/Financial Information

There are review questions at the end of
section 1 to 3. These review questions will provide you with an opportunity to
apply the knowledge and skills presented in these sections. There is a
post-test at the end of the course. 

For a full description of requirements for
receiving a Certificate of Completion, please go to the "Certificate of
Completion" page.

4. Intended Audience:   individual
consumers, family members, remodeling contractors and service providers

5. Learning Objectives:

After completing this module, participants
will be able to:

  • Discuss the
    changing demographics and implications on the built environment.
  • Discuss the
    ADA standards and how they might be applied in the design, construction
    and/or remodel of a residential bathroom.
  • Discuss the
    importance of client goals for independence.
  • Review examples
    of bathroom modifications ideas.
  • Provide information
    regarding product and resource.

6. Pre-requisites/Learning Level: No

7. Competencies addressed:

Core Competencies for
Public Health Professionals identified:

Domain 2: Policy
Development/Program Planning Skills

2A10. Gathers
information for evaluating policies, programs, and services (e.g., outputs,
outcomes, processes, procedures, return on investment)

Domain 4: Cultural Competency Skills

4A3. Describes the
ways diversity may influence policies, programs, services, and the health of a

4A5. Addresses the diversity of individuals and populations when implementing
policies, programs, and services that affect the health of a community

Domain 7: Financial Planning and Management Skills

7A5. Contributes to
development of program budgets

7A6. Provides information for proposals for funding (e.g., foundations,
government agencies, corporations)

8. CEUs Offered: none

9. Cost: Free

10. Modality/format: Online Self-Pace

11. Length: 2 hours

12. Presenter(s) and/or Content Experts: Kelly

13. Technical requirements:


Adobe Acrobat Reader 


Flash Player 



14. Registration requirements: Register a free

15. Creation and/or update: April 24, 2013