In this edition, we highlight Dr. Regula Robnett's career and contributions to occupational therapy. Dr. Robnett is a fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association and has had a distinguished career as an occupational therapy clinician, professor, mentor, and researcher, with strong expertise in gerontology. She is the author of the book Gerontology for the Health Care Professional which is now in its 4th edition (Robnett et al., 2020). This course is part of a quarterly series on OccupationalTherapy.com designed as a salute to the OT pioneers with contributing editor Dr. Franklin Stein. It is presented in an engaging Q & A format and highlights the OT pioneer's journey into occupational therapy and research accomplishments.
Course created on March 10, 2021
Course Type: Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.15 Introductory, Foundational Knowledge, 02055; CE Broker/1.5 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-793703; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/1.88 Beginner, Education And/or Research
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the role of occupational therapy with older adults.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify important areas for research in geriatric occupational therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the concepts of a biopsychosocial model when working as an occupational therapist with geriatric clients.
Regula H. Robnett
PhD OTR/L, FAOTA
Regula Robnett, a fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association, has had a distinguished career as an occupational therapy clinician, professor, mentor, and researcher, with strong expertise in gerontology. She is the author of the book Gerontology for the Health Care Professional, which is now in its 4th edition (Robnett et al., 2020).
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American Occupational Therapy Association
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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
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