This webinar will examine the contextual and environmental factors that influence the ability of older adults to age-in-place. Understanding how the environment and context support or impede successful community living enables clinicians to effectively support clients who are experiencing challenges and/or life transitions.
This is Day 3 of the Aging in Place Virtual Conference.
Course created on February 7, 2018
Course Type: Video, Audio, 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 #20-611701; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Geriatrics; RESNA/0.1 Introductory
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the distinct role of OT in promoting aging in place.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize one ecological model for considering environment in intervention planning and implementation to facilitate aging in place.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify six contextual or environmental factors that influence successful aging in place for older adults.
- After this course, participants will be able to list three approaches to help older adults realize their goal for aging in place.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and Review of Objectives|
|5-10 Minutes||Ecological Models|
|10-15 Minutes||PEO Models|
|15-25 Minutes||Environment/Context Categories and Examples|
|25-30 Minutes||Environmental Assessments|
|30-40 Minutes||Intervention Approaches|
|40-50 Minutes||Application to Practice|
|50-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Beth Fields, Ph.D., OTR/L is a registered and licensed occupational therapist. She is a postdoctoral associate in the School of Health and Rehabilitation, Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Fields is an expert in developing and testing nonpharmacological interventions that address healthcare systems and physical and social environments for older adults with and at risk for disability. Her expertise has been informed by scholarship in disability studies, environmental gerontology and psychology, occupational therapy and science, nursing, and rehabilitative science.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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