There is an abundant amount of information available today regarding choices about health and wellness. Busy occupational therapy practitioners need to be able to find, evaluate, organize, and convey information accurately and efficiently in order to provide evidence-based services and promote health literacy to consumers of occupational therapy services. This course provides practical strategies to implement information literacy skills in practice.
Course created on February 22, 2021
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Professional Issues, 01715; 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 #20-773105; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Education And/or Research
- After this course, participants will be able to list the 7 pillars of information literacy and examples where each would be needed/used in occupational therapy practice.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the connection between information literacy, evidence-based practice, and health literacy.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify several strategies that could be used in occupational therapy practice to be a good consumer of information.
|5-15 Minutes||Concepts of Information Literacy|
|15-30 Minutes||Identify, Scope & Plan: What do you need to know and where to look?|
|30-45 Minutes||Gather, Evaluate & Manage: Finding, evaluating, and using information proficiently|
|45-55 Minutes||Presenting Information & Clinical Example|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
MS OTR/L, CHT
Sara Loesche is an occupational therapist and an Associate Professor at Thomas Jefferson University in the Occupational Therapy Assistant Studies Program. For the past 10 years, she has taught a course in information literacy as it applies to occupational therapy in both the academic and practice environments. This has led to presenting on the topic at both state and national conferences.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 01715. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Issues 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) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Education and/or Research Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.