St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
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Job Simulation

Outpatient Occupational Rehabilitation

Cattle truck driver

Job simulation involved use of trailer parked in our back lot. This allowed client to practice climbing and placing ramps. This also allowed the therapist to problem solve body mechanics with the actual trailer.


Client simulates this by performing various tasks, including moving material of various shapes, sizes and weights.

Fire fighter

This includes moving 'Rescue Randy' (180 Lbs) in and out of various positions.

Truck trailer builder

Job simulation involved building tolerance to standing and working with hands above shoulder level for extended periods of time.


Job simulation included elements of a required physical fitness test.


Job simulation involved building, stacking, and carrying concrete block. Client also developed tolerance for loading and moving brick in a wheel barrow.



Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center  |  1055 N. Curtis Road  |  Boise, Idaho 83706  |  208-367-2121

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