Older adults may experience age-related changes and chronic health conditions that challenge their goal to age-in-place.This presentation will provide clinicians with a basic understanding of evidence-based intervention strategies that can be applied in primary care, acute and post acute care practice settings.
This is Day 5 of the Aging in Place Virtual Conference.
Course created on February 9, 2018
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-611685; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Geriatrics; RESNA/0.1 Introductory
- After this course, participants will be able to describe three intervention approaches for reducing disability and promoting aging in place in older adults.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three evidence-based strategies that are effective for promoting agingin place for older adults.
- After this course, participants will be able to list opportunities for integrating best practice strategies to promote aging in place across practice settings.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and review of objectives|
|5-15 Minutes||Intervention approaches|
|15-20 Minutes||Application of intervention approach how to choose|
|20-30 Minutes||Best-practice intervention strategies: falls/safety, cognition, physical activity|
|30-40 Minutes||Application of best practice strategies|
|40-50 Minutes||How to promote aging in place in your practice setting|
|50-55 Minutes||Next steps|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Pamela E. Toto
PhD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA
Pamela Toto, PhD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA is an Associate Professor and Program Director for the Doctor of Clinical Science in Occupational Therapy at the University of Pittsburgh. She is Board Certified in Gerontology and a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association. Dr. Toto has over 26 years of clinical, teaching and research experience focusing on productive aging for older adults. Dr. Toto’s research focuses on client-centered interventions to promote independence, participation and healthy aging in older adults. She has completed research examining the impact of physical activity on ADL/IADL performance in older adults and research exploring the feasibility of client-centered goal setting with older adults in primary care. Dr. Toto’s most current research explores the impact of behavioral interventions to reduce frailty and frailty-related disability in older adults. Dr. Toto’s service to the profession has included elected leadership positions within the American Occupational Therapy Association including Gerontology Special Interest Section Chairperson, Chairperson of the Special Interest Section Council, and Board of Directors.
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