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Occupational Therapy Approach to Assessment and Intervention in Dementia

Course: #4716Level: Intermediate1 Hour 876 Reviews
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This course introduces various dementias and the impact of the many symptoms on function and participation. Emphasis is on the use of evidence-based practice to develop a person-centered, occupation-based approach to treatment of individuals with these life-impacting cognitive impairments.

Course created on May 19, 2020

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; 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 #20-783194; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Geriatrics

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify changes in cognition that impact function in Parkinson’s Disease Dementia (PDD), Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB), and Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD).
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify and list appropriate screening and outcome measures to create a person-centered approach to the evaluation and treatment of people with dementia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe occupation-based, task-oriented treatment strategies to address the participation challenges for people living with dementia.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Condition overview
15-30 Minutes Assessment/evaluation
30-45 Minutes Intervention
45-55 Minutes Case example
55-60 Minutes Summary; Q and A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Julia Wood received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Julia Wood has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

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 (Intermediate level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention 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.