This course is designed to provide essential evidence-based information on occupational therapy evaluation and treatment of pediatric clients following stem cell transplantation. Considerations for all phases of cancer treatment across multiple contexts will be highlighted.
Course created on January 15, 2019
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.15 Introductory, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/1.5 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC); IACET/0.2; NBCOT/1.88 Beginner, Pediatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to identify common pediatric cancer diagnoses and non-malignant conditions that may warrant stem cell transplantation.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe types of pediatric stem cells transplants and potential side effects across the continuum of care.
- After this course, participants will be able to select appropriate occupational therapy assessment tools and interventions for pediatric patients following SCT in various practice settings.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and overview of pediatric cancer and non-malignant conditions requiring stem cell transplant (SCT)|
|5-20 Minutes||Types of pediatric cancer treatment and SCT|
|20-35 Minutes||Physical and psychosocial side effects of cancer treatment|
|35-50 Minutes||Evidence-based occupational therapy assessment tools following SCT|
|50-65 Minutes||Evidence-based occupational therapy interventions following SCT|
|65-80 Minutes||Survivorship Considerations|
|80-90 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Laura Stimler, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, C/NDT
In 2002, Laura graduated from Saint Louis University with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy. She earned her Post-professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree with a concentration in Pediatric Science from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2014. Laura's advanced certifications include the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Board Certification in Pediatrics, USC/WPS Sensory Integration and Administration of Sensory Integration Praxis Test, and Pediatric Neuro-Developmental Treatment. Laura has worked in various settings including pediatric and adult long-term care, pediatric rehabilitation, hospital-based schools, and home-based early intervention. The highlight of Laura's clinical career has been working in the acute care oncology setting for nearly nine years at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, where she specializes in treating pediatric oncology patients and supervised occupational and physical therapists.
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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 0.15 CEUs (Introductory 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.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.5 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
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 0.2 CEUs for this program.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.88 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Pediatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.