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*VCF Approved : VCF Funding of $768 for Singaporeans/PRs, $490 for EP/WP from VWOs

Full-Day Workshop

Seminar: Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS)

The Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS) is an observational assessment that allows for the simultaneous evaluation of motor and process skills and their effect on the ability of an individual to perform complex or instrumental and personal activities of daily living (ADL). It is used to establish client rehab goals and to plan interventions. The AMPS measures the quality of a person’s ADL performance by rating the effort, efficiency, safety, and independence while a person actually performs chosen, familiar, and life-relevant ADL tasks which include bathing, dressing, meal preparation, house cleaning tasks, outdoor maintenance tasks, and shopping. The AMPS comprise 16 motor and 20 process skill items.The AMPS is a standardized observational assessment administered by an AMPS certified Occupational Therapist
Time:9.00am - 5.00pm
Venue:The Landmark @ Village Hotel Bugis.
390 Victoria Street,
Singapore 188061
Speaker: Ms Vicki Hume

Ms Vicki Hume has been an AMPS and School AMPS trainer for over fifteen years. She has taught the courses throughout the world, but particularly in Australia and Asia. Vicki will bring experience of using AMPS in her clinical practice, as well as her experience as an OT Manager in how to support integration of the tool into OT practice.

Course Outline
  1. Introduction to AMPS, Preparing to Test Clients
  2. Overview of Motor and Process and Adaptation Skills
  3. Video Case Observation, Scoring and Discussions
  4. Interpreting and Documenting the AMPS Reports and Results
  5. Validity and Reliability Studies
  6. Establish the Client-centered Performance Context and Problems of Occupational Performance, Case Scoring
  7. Planning and Intervention
  8. Plan Live Case Observation: Issues of Space and Appropriate Task Challenge
  9. Practice Interview and Setting Up Environment
  10. Live Case Interview, Observation and Scoring
  11. AMPS Software Overview
  12. Rater Calibration Requirements
  13. Returning Home – Integrating AMPS into Practice
  14. Returning Home – Integrating AMPS into Practice
Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of the AMPS training course and successful completion of rater calibration requirements, the occupational therapist will be able to:

  1. Understand the theoretical foundation for using the AMPS to promote client-centered and occupation-based practice
  2. Administer, score, and interpret the AMPS in a valid and reliable manner
  3. Use the AMPS to plan and guide occupational therapy intervention (direct and consultative services)
  4. Use the AMPS to evaluate the effectiveness of provided occupational therapy interventions
Who Can Benefit?

Occupational therapist (OTs)

Course Fees & Closing Dates

*VCF Approved : VCF Funding of $768 for Singaporeans/PRs, $490 for EP/WP from VWOs

Registration Type Closing Date Fees (S$)
31 Mar 2017 2450
Normal Till Full 2600