The role of Occupational Therapy Practitioners continues to evolve. Social entrepreneurs are actively involved in developing business models that create products and programs with a positive social impact. This course describes the elements of the mindset of a social entrepreneur and the application to the practice of occupational therapy.
Course created on June 24, 2019
Course Type: Video, Audio
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 3: Professional Issues - Administration & Management; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Management (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Professional/Health Care Related (SC), CE Broker #20-728292; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Admin And Management
- After this course, participants will be able to list 2 characteristics of an entrepreneur.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the relationship of social entrepreneurship to the practice of Occupational Therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 3 aspects of the social entrepreneur mindset.
|5-10 Minutes||Entrepreneurship; Social Entrepreneur|
|10-20 Minutes||OT as Social-preneur; Social Outcomes|
|20-30 Minutes||Entrepreneur Traits; Drive and Motivation|
|30-45 Minutes||Idea Generation; Take Action; Perseverance|
|45-50 Minutes||Case Examples|
|50-55 Minutes||Future Trends|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Jayne Knowlton, OTD, OTR/L, began her practice in Occupational Therapy in 1988. She focused on outpatient orthopedics. In her early career, Ms. Knowlton became a Certified Hand Therapist and enjoyed many years of practice. She transitioned to the manager of an Occupational Therapy Department in a medium-sized hospital, then went on to found Rehabilitation Specialists of Rochester in 2001. For the past thirteen years, she has been working for the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) in a variety of OT practice roles.
Ms. Knowlton has designed a female urinal “AquaEve” for the bedbound patient and created a company to bring AquaEve to market. She guest lectures on the development of adaptive technology and rehabilitation topics.
Following obtaining a Post-Professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy Program at Boston University on September 25, 2018, she became Dr. Knowlton and transitioned to working at Roberts Wesleyan College as the Interim Director of the developing Occupational Therapy Program.
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
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 3: Professional Issues - Administration & Management 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), Management (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Professional/Health care related (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
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, Admin and Management Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.