OT Course Details
Course # 1718
The Role of Occupational Therapy within the Early Mobilization Team in the ICU
This course is mobile compatible.
Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; FL/1.0 Home Study, General; NBCOT/1.25 Intermediate
Course Learning Outcomes
- Identify the need for occupational therapy involvement in early mobilization in order to combat negative impacts of prolonged immobilization and continuous sedation in the patient with critical illness.
- Select Occupational Therapy assessments unique to Early Mobility addressing delirium, cognition, communication, environment, sensory needs and ADL.
- Utilize occupational therapy intervention strategies specific to patients receiving Early Mobility with focus on cognition and delirium, communication, sensory and creative ADL intervention.
|0-10 Minutes||Literature review describing negative effects of prolonged immobility and benefits of early mobilization|
|10-30 Minutes||OT assessments used specifically for early mobilization|
|30-55 Minutes||OT intervention specific to early mobilization with case examples|
|55-60 Minutes||Questions and Answers|
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Amanda Weeks, MOT, OTR/L
Amanda Weeks is a senior occupational therapist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). She was awarded her Master’s degree in occupational therapy by Quinnipiac University in 2009. Amanda’s specialty is working with critically ill patients and more specifically patients on mechanical ventilation participating in the early mobilization program. Having spent over 3 years primarily working in the intensive care unit she has helped to develop the current early mobility program at MSKCC. Ms.Weeks has presented on a national level on early mobilization at the 2012 American Thoracic Conference in San Francisco, the 2013 AOTA conference in San Diego, and most recently the first annual Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Rehab Symposium in Manhattan.
Disclosure: This presenter received an honorarium for presenting this course.
Continuing Education Information
Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit, where applicable.
Please Note: The exam and course evaluation must be completed within 30 days of course registration.
To participate in the course, complete the exam, and earn continuing education credit (where applicable), you must be a CEU Total Access member.
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. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
Florida 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 category.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs.
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