Social determinants of health and their impact on falls among older adults will be discussed in this course. Case illustrations from the home- and community-based service setting will be provided. This course is part of the Continued Learning Podcast series.
Course created on May 23, 2022
Course Type: Audio, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 04733; 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 #20-915032; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify fall risk factors as well as social determinants of health as defined by Healthy People 2030.
- After this course, participants will be able to evaluate the extent to which social determinants of health influence fall risk among older adult populations most susceptible to health decline.
- After this course, participants will be able to apply occupational therapy approaches to addressing social determinants of health with older adults at high risk for falls.
|5-15 Minutes||Fall risk and SDOHs|
|15-25 Minutes||Research in fall risk and SDOHs|
|25-45 Minutes||Fall risk and susceptible older adults; role of SDOHs on health disparities|
|45-55 Minutes||Case example of fall risk and SDOHs; OT intervention options|
PhD, OTR/L, CHT
Dr. Juckett’s research centers on bridging the gap between empirical discoveries and the use of these discoveries in real-world practice settings. Heavily informed by the field of implementation science, Dr. Juckett’s research examines the factors and strategies that influence evidence-based practice adoption, primarily in organizations that serve the older adult population. Specifically, Dr. Juckett’s work aims to develop and test “implementation strategies” that support the use of evidence-based practices in the areas of a) fall prevention and b) stroke rehabilitation. Active involvement of community and clinical stakeholders is a hallmark characteristic of Dr. Juckett’s research given their immensely valuable role in providing client-centered care to the older adults community.
MS, OTD, OTR/L
Dr. Dennis Cleary has over 25 years of experience as an occupational therapist. Dennis’ clinical practice has been primarily with children and adults with intellectual disabilities to encourage their full participation in all aspects of life at home, work, and in the community. He has had faculty positions at The Ohio State University and Indiana University. As a researcher, he has been on teams that have received over seven million dollars in grants from state and federal agencies, including a National Institutes of Health multisite trial of the Vocational Fit Assessment, an age-appropriate transition assessment, which he co-created. He has numerous publications and national and international presentations. Dennis is passionate about increasing the role of Occupational Therapy in transition-age service with the goal of improving outcomes and quality of life for all.
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