Bariatric care and the background information as it relates to occupational therapy will be reviewed in this course.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the various comorbidities of obesity and how they relate to occupational therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize obesity-related stigma and sensitivity programs.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least 2 ways obesity impacts an individual.
|5-15 Minutes||General Knowledge, Definitions, and Statistics|
|40-50 Minutes||Sensitivity Programs|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q&A|
Jennifer Phillips, OT, OTD, OTR, earned her doctorate in occupational therapy from Boston University, her master’s in occupational therapy from Sacred Heart University, and her bachelor’s in psychology from Sacred Heart University. She works with adults and the geriatric population in the home setting, specializing in obesity and bariatric care, and has developed a continuing education program for occupational therapy students and practitioners on the subject matter. She has been an academic mentor and lecturer at Boston University’s online Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (PP-OTD) program since 2018, teaches for the Bachelor of Science in Behavioral and Health Program at Boston University, and has been a facilitator for the Boston University Interprofessional Leadership in Healthcare Certificate. Jennifer is also an active volunteer for the University of Guyana’s occupational therapy program, teaching occupational therapy students and advocating for the profession.
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