Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a prevalent disease and comorbidity of individuals being seen in occupational therapy. The occupational therapist is uniquely qualified to promote improved quality of life of individuals with COPD. However, as practitioners, we need to fully comprehend the pathophysiology and different evidence-based treatment strategies to promote optimal living for individuals with COPD. This short course aims to fill this knowledge gap and provide foundational knowledge and treatment resources for practitioners.
Course created on September 3, 2019
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/PDUs 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 #20-739062; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to state the pathophysiology of and functional limitations from COPD.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify key areas to assess and address on individuals with COPD.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify self-management strategies to promote optimal living of individuals with COPD .
|5-10 Minutes||Review of COPD pathophysiology|
|10-15 Minutes||Functional limitations of individuals with COPD|
|15-30 Minutes||Key evaluation areas / considerations during evaluation|
|30-55 Minutes||Treatment strategies and self-management|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Camille Tovera-Magsombol, OTD, OTR/L
Camille Tovera-Magsombol is an OT Clinical Specialist at NYU Langone Health Rusk Rehabilitation inpatient unit. She has led quality improvement projects that aim to improve service delivery to patients with chronic diseases such as COPD, diabetes, and low vision. She advocates for increasing the familiarity, competency, and confidence of OTs in the field of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. As part of this advocacy, she has presented on these topics both within the medical center and at the American Occupational Therapy Association annual conference.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 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.
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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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, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.