In the United States there are nearly 16 million caregivers caring for persons with dementia; nearly half have clinically significant symptoms of depression. This course will introduce means to identify and address caregiver well-being.
Course created on September 19, 2019
Course Type: Video, 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 #20-750158; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the demographics of persons with dementia and caregiving in the United States.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the clinical application of measuring caregiver distress as a necessary component of holistic care.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe correlates of caregiver distress and identify management techniques.
|5-15 Minutes||Background/ Demographics|
|15-25 Minutes||What we know: correlates|
|25-35 Minutes||Measuring well-being|
|35-55 Minutes||Addressing well-being|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Paul Arthur is an Assistant Professor and Regional Lead with St. Catherine University. He has been active in the field of occupational therapy for over 15 years, initially as an occupational therapy assistant, and later an occupational therapist. Paul's primary research interest is in dementia symptom management and mediation of caregiver burden. Paul has been active in state and national service including roles on the State of Florida's OT Licensing Board, in volunteer capacities with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, and as a Board Director of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
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