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Course: #2845

Occupational Therapy's Role in Managing Functional Implications of Visual and Cognitive Impairments

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This presentation will include the description of assessment and treatment of visual and cognitive impairments. It will give the attendee a framework for managing the functional implications of visual and cognitive impairments. This course is open captioned.

This course is part of the "Stroke Treatment Across the Care Continuum" Virtual Conference (Day 4).

Course created on May 19, 2016

Unlimited CEU Access - $99/year

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Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course, participants will be able to describe the functional implications of visual and cognitive impairments post CVA.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe the assessment of visual and cognitive impairments.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe the treatment approach for improving visual and cognitive performance skills and the incorporation into function.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Visual Acuity Impairments: Seeing is Everything
15-25 Minutes Oculomotor Skill Impairments: Track it!
25-40 Minutes Visual-Perceptual Impairments: Are My Eyes Deceiving Me? Diplopia and Perception
40-45 Minutes Memory Impairments: What did you say?
45-50 Minutes Problem Solving/Executive Function Impairments: How do I do that?
50-55 Minutes Awareness Impairment: No, I do not!
55-60 Minutes Q and A, Summary

Course Presenter

lisa rivera

Lisa Rivera, MS, OTR/L

Lisa Rivera, MS OTR/L, is the Manager of Occupational Therapy (OT) and Speech-Language Pathology at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center (NYP).  Ms. Rivera has been practicing OT since 1997 and her areas of expertise include the assessment and treatment neurological impairments, visual impairments, vestibular dysfunction and cognitive dysfunction.  She has directed the adult OT visual and cognitive remediation programs at NYP and collaborates with some of the leading experts in her field to provide comprehensive cognitive behavioral treatment programs with adults that present with visual and cognitive limitations.  

Presenter Disclosure: Lisa Rivera received an honorarium for presenting this course material.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.


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American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama or Florida, CE Broker may be of interest to you.

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

Allied Health Media, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Allied Health Media complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Allied Health Media is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. Allied Health Media, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Rehabilitation Area).