There is an estimated 17-year gap between the creation of evidence and implementation into “real world” practice. This course provides insight and tips on how to be more effective in implementing best practice strategies in rehabilitation for older adults.
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Course created on October 13, 2020
Course Type: Audio
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, 00849; 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 #20-794694; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Geriatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to list evidence-based practice, implementation, dissemination, and knowledge translation.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify opportunities and challenges to the implementation of evidence-based practice in rehabilitation for older adults.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize opportunities and challenges to the implementation of evidence-based practice in rehabilitation for older adults.
|5-10 Minutes||Reality of gap between evidence and practice; terminology and science to tackle problem|
|10-15 Minutes||Additional challenges in rehab and occupational therapy|
|15-45 Minutes||Introduction of diffusion of innovation theory and the KTA model as tools clinicians can use to improve implementation projects at their site|
|45-55 Minutes||3-4 case story examples (clinic level and national level)|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Pamela E. Toto
PhD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA
Pamela Toto is an Associate Professor and Director for the Doctor of Clinical Science in Occupational Therapy Program at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research and expertise focus on the implementation of person-centered interventions to promote independence, participation, and healthy aging in older adults. Dr. Toto has over 30 years of clinical experience as an occupational therapist, providing services to older adults with both acute and chronic conditions as a clinician, manager, and consultant in both community and long-term care settings. She is board certified in Gerontology by the American Occupational Therapy Association and a recognized Fellow for her expertise and leadership in gerontology. Dr. Toto’s current research includes implementation of CAPABLE for older adult and their caregivers through an Area Association on Aging and a pragmatic trial exploring the implementation of patient-centered cardiac rehabilitation for older, complex patients with cardiovascular disease.
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