This course will provide a perspective on caregiving for person’s with ALS and motor neuron disease. Occupational Therapists work with clients and their caregivers regularly. When the disease is a progressive and characterized by declining functional ability, it can be difficult for caregivers to retain their own resilience. This course will offer perspectives for caregivers and care providers.
Course created on December 19, 2017
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Foundational Knowledge; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, 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 #20-605919; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to educate caregivers of persons with ALS and motor neuron disease in concepts and methods to consider when caregiving for a client in their own home and community.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize how to realistically communicate what caregivers may experience over the course of the disease process and offer strategies for advocating for those in their care.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify how to support family members through the death and recovery experience.
|5-20 Minutes||Review of disease process and progression according to type/clinical indicators, current trends and advances in medical treatment|
|20-30 Minutes||Psychological and physical coping for caregivers|
|30-40 Minutes||Case scenarios|
|40-55 Minutes||Resources and value of adaptive technology|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Ann Burkhardt OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA is currently a Professor and the Program Director of the Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program in the College of Health & Wellness at Johnson & Wales University. She is a practicing Occupational Therapist with over 35 years’ experience. Her area of specialty clinical focus has been working with adults with neurological diseases and related impairments.
Ann has published books and articles on a variety of topics and has presented locally, nationally, internationally. She has a record of accomplishment for developing new clinical and academic programs.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com, a Continued site.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, Foundational Knowledge Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, 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) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.