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
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
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
- After 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).
- After 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.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe occupation-based, task-oriented treatment strategies to address the participation challenges for people living with dementia.
|5-15 Minutes||Condition overview|
|45-55 Minutes||Case example|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L
Ms. Wood received her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Minnesota and her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science & Wellness from Ball State University. She completed a clinical internship in neurological rehabilitation at the Mayo Clinic Hospital, St. Mary’s Campus. She serves as the occupational therapist at the Dan Aaron Parkinson’s Rehabilitation Center and in multidisciplinary clinics for neurological movement disorders at the University of Pennsylvania’s Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders Center for Excellence. She serves as faculty for the Parkinson Foundation Allied Team Training for Parkinson’s program and is a Clinical training and certification faculty member for LSVT BIG®. Ms. Wood acts as a facilitator for the PD SELF program, an ambassador for the Davis Phinney Foundation, and serves in planning committees for the World Parkinson’s Congress.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
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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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