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  • SubGenre:Hardware / Personal Computers / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:111
  • eBook ISBN:9780988722927

The Seven Steps to Keyboarding for Success

A Book for All Computer Users

by Charlene H. Grafton

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The author of this book uses her knowledge of workers' compensation experience in managing hand related and computer related injuries in 9 states of various banking, electronic complanies and devising methods to relieve her patient's complaints and returning them to work with a new set of skills: becoming ambicextrous at the computer keyboard, mouse and numerical keypad.
What do computers, coordination and carpal tunnel syndrome have in common? Just ask the author of the Keyboarding for Success book who explains how to be “picky with peripherals and add-ons” to your PC or laptop. This is a handbook for anyone who uses a computer who plans on a lifetime of use at their computer workstation. Grafton explains how to redesign your workstation to fit you and your job tasks. With dexterity training of the left hand with hand, finger and wrist exercises for both warm up and rest breaks, Grafton shows you how to save your hands, save your money and perhaps even saving your job through increased productivity. Do you: • Need to be more productive at the workstation? • Have a limited budget? • Work on your computer more than 6 hours a day? • Use the numeric keypad Are you right handed? • Having hand, finger or wrist pain? • Need a cost-effective training program for your staff? • Looking for an alternative keyboard? Are you a writer, an accountant, programmer or a typist? • Certain occupations are listed as high risk If you answered yes to any of the above, this book is for you.
About the author
Grafton has over thirty years of diversified rehabilitation experience in government, private and personal ownership positions. Relevant to this book are ten years of Worker’s Compensation case management for Clark County in Las Vegas, Nevada and two large insurance companies, one in Las Vegas and one in Atlanta, Georgia. Grafton has used her presentation and interviewing skills to develop this training program and book. Grafton is a Registered Nurse, a Certified Case Manager and has a B.S., and M.S. with a Teachers Certificate from the University of West Florida. This author has written two previously published books with the theme of left hand usage. In 2006, for OSHA and NIOSH at the University of South Florida, Grafton presented her dexterity training concept from her When Left is Right product line for consideration at government facilities with large numbers of computer related injuries. Grafton plans to continue seminars to reduce computer related injuries through use of her patented training manual and book; Keyboarding for Success. In 2008, Grafton presented at the southern regional conference of VPPPa in Louisville, Ky.