Occupational therapy practitioners play an increasingly important role in caring for the hospitalized geriatric patient, an expanding population. This course provides an overview of geriatric OT evaluation and treatment, introduces geriatric syndromes, and explores our valuable roles on the health care team.
This course is Day 5 of the Acute Care Back to the Basics Virtual Conference.
Live WebinarFri, Feb 21, 2020 at 12:00 pm EST
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Performance Patterns; CE Broker/1.0 Live, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), Related To Direct Hands-On Patient Care (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-760282; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Geriatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 3 primary functions for an acute care OT working with older adults.
- After this course, participants will be able to list commonly recommended discharge environments for older adults post-hospitalization.
- After this course, participants will be able to distinguish the differences between delirium and dementia.
|5-20 Minutes||OT evaluation and treatment plans for the geriatric patient|
|20-35 Minutes||Discharge scenarios: specific destinations and insurance considerations|
|35-40 Minutes||Geriatric syndromes affecting the hospitalized older adult|
|40-45 Minutes||Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) Units|
|45-55 Minutes||Other roles for OT in acute care and future directions|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Marianna Marie Andrews, MS, OTR/L, BCG, MSW
Marie has been practicing occupational therapy since 2001 and is passionate about working with older adults. She achieved Board Certification in Gerontology (BCG) in from the American Occupational Therapy Association in 2015. She has worked in various settings, including in-patient acute care for 17 years, as well as acute rehab, outpatient, and skilled nursing. Marie currently works for a large (700+ bed) acute care hospital, primarily serving an Acute Care for the Elderly unit. Most recently she also helped to develop a multi-disciplinary out-patient Fall Prevention Clinic for seniors.
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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 (Introductory level, Category 1: Domain of OT - Performance Patterns 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, Live, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), Related to Direct Hands-On Patient Care (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
continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, 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 (Beginner level, Geriatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.