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Aging Caregivers: What To Know And How To Best Provide Support

Course: #6209Level: Introductory 1 Hour 1391 Reviews
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Occupational therapy practitioners provide a tremendous amount of support to patients who receive support from an aging family caregiver. Aging family caregivers often face unique circumstances and are at risk for burnout and exhaustion. This one-hour webinar will provide an overview of the state of caregiving for aging family caregivers and provide implications for occupational therapists who may intersect with this population of caregivers in their own work.

Course created on January 22, 2024

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Course Type: Video, Audio, Text

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Foundational Knowledge, 08642; CE Broker/1.0 CE Broker #20-1163690; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Geriatrics

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the rewards, responsibilities, demands, and challenges experienced by aging family caregivers.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize the unique realities experienced by aging family caregivers.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list strategies and opportunities to support aging family members in providing care to loved ones receiving occupational therapy.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Statistics and caregiving context in the United States
10-25 Minutes Rewards, challenges, and other factors experienced
25-40 Minutes Unique realities of aging family caregivers
40-55 Minutes Strategies and opportunities to support caregivers
55-60 Minutes Summary; Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Christina Marsack-Topolewski received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Christina Marsack-Topolewski has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com, a Continued site.

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

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 08642. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs/contact hours (Introductory level, Foundational Knowledge Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

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

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.


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