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Introduction: Defining the Concept of Aging in Place

Course: #3634Level: Introductory1 Hour 2244 Reviews
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Older adults may experience age-related changes and chronic health conditions that challenge their goal to age-in-place. This presentation will provide clinicians with a basic understanding of the concept of aging in place, current methods to support aging in place, and the distinct role of occupational therapy in assisting older adults who wish to live and participate in their communities.

This is Day 1 of the Aging in Place Virtual Conference.

Course created on February 5, 2018

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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 #20-610707; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Geriatrics; RESNA/0.1 Introductory

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define the concept of aging in place.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to discuss the strengths and limitations of current long-term care services and supports that assist older adults who want to remain in their homes.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the distinct role of occupational therapy in assisting older adults who wish to live and participate in their communities.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction and review of objectives
5-10 Minutes What is aging in place and why care
10-15 Minutes Case example for comprehension
15-25 Minutes Current long-term care services and supports for aging in place
25-35 Minutes Strengths & limitations of long-term care services and supports
35-40 Minutes Case example for comprehension
40-50 Minutes An alternative approach: Occupational Therapy and its distinct role in aging in place
50-55 Minutes Case example for comprehension
55-60 Minutes Summary, introduce following webinars, brief question-and-answer session

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Presenter Disclosure: Kelly Dickson received an honorarium for presenting this course material.

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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American Occupational Therapy Association

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 (Introductory level, Category 1: Domain of OT - Client Factors Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

CE Broker

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.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

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

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, Geriatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.


Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

The continued family of websites, including OccupationalTherapy.com, is an approved CE provider by the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, Area). The assignment of RESNA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by RESNA.