This course will provide an overview of occupational therapy’s role in the rehabilitation of amputations in a military setting. The phases of rehabilitation, client-centered goals, and occupation based interventions for the care of service members with amputations will be discussed.
This course is Day 2 of the virtual conference: Complex Comorbidities and the Wounded Warrior. This course is also part of our Hand Therapy Review Series. This content would fall under the "Specialty Topics in Upper Extremity Rehabilitation" topic area for the CHT examination.
Course created on November 7, 2017
Course Type: Text, Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; 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 #20-599069; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the role of occupational therapy in amputation rehabilitation as it relates to the overall mission of the military.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe each phase of rehabilitation following upper and lower extremity amputation.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the goals of each phase of amputation rehabilitation as they relate to occupational performance.
|15-25 Minutes||Role of Occupational Therapy|
|25-55 Minutes||Phases of Amputation Rehabilitation|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
Annemarie E. Orr OTD, OTR/L is an Occupational Therapist in the Amputee Service at a military hospital in the Washington D.C. area and an Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. She earned her B.S. in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and her Master’s and Doctorate of Occupational Therapy from the University of Southern California. Her clinical work has focused on the comprehensive care of military service members, retirees and dependents with upper and lower limb amputations. She currently holds positions as an associate investigator on various research studies on surgical and rehabilitative advancements in upper and lower extremity amputations and prosthetic technologies. She is also a contributing author to various textbooks, clinical practice guidelines and articles on the topic of rehabilitation of amputations.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
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OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (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.
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