The content in this course includes the executive functions adversely affected for many breast cancer survivors and effects to their occupational performance. Other factors shown to contribute to cognitive impairment for breast cancer survivors will be examined. This is Part 1 of a 2-part series.
Course created on July 29, 2021
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 02550; CE Broker/1.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-848191; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the prevalence of cognitive impairment in breast cancer survivors.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the executive functions adversely affected for many breast cancer survivors.
- After this course, participants will be able to list other factors affecting cognition for breast cancer survivors as supported by the literature.
|5-10 Minutes||Prevalence and incidence|
|10-20 Minutes||History of "chemo brain"|
|20-35 Minutes||Executive functions affected|
|35-45 Minutes||Contributing factors to cognitive impairment|
|45-55 Minutes||Brain elasticity & other treatment considerations|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Theresa Marie Smith
OTR, PhD, CLVT
Dr. Theresa Smith has been researching the sensitivity of cognitive assessments used with breast cancer survivors and has advanced to developing intervention programs. She has also run three grant-funded studies and has six publications in this area of research. She has presented her research regionally, nationally, and internationally.
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