In our series “20Q”, we are talking to Dr. Barbara Kornblau. Dr. Kornblau is one of the leading occupational therapists in the United States. She has had a distinguished career as a public policy advocate for occupational therapy with unique credentials as a lawyer and as a professor of occupational therapy. She is also past president of AOTA.
This course is part of an exciting new 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 27, 2018
Course Type: Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 3: Professional Issues - Legal & Legislative;Regulatory & Reimbursement Issues; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Management (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-618067; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Admin And Management
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the broad issues in public health that impact occupational therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the role of public policy as it affects clinical practice.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe three strategies that occupational therapists can use to influence public policy in occupational therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the impact of the repeal of the Affordable Care Act on occupational therapy and the clients we serve.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how the Americans with Disabilities Act improves services for clients with disabilities at work and in the everyday environment.
Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA
Barbara L. Kornblau is an attorney, an occupational therapist, a certified case manager, a certified pain educator, and a past President of AOTA, who has been in private practice, on and off throughout her 30+ year career in occupational therapy, and mentored and consulted with other occupational therapists starting out in private practice. She is an adjunct professor at Florida A&M University and Rocky Mountain School of the Health Professions. She is a consultant to the United Spinal Association Pathways to Employment Program and the American Association on Health and Disabilities Breast Cancer Awareness for Women with Disabilities Program. She is also a consultant to developing OTD programs. She has hundreds of presentations and publications on topics related to occupational therapy practice, case management, and legal issues.
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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 3: Professional Issues - Legal & Legislative;Regulatory & Reimbursement Issues Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Management (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
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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, Admin and Management Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.