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OT’s Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic: Older Adults

Course: #4940Level: Intermediate1 Hour 3305 Reviews
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This course will provide an overview of a variety of the mental health issues the elderly face in the presence of the COVID-19 pandemic. This course will also provide examples of situations where the deteriorating mental health of the elderly has changed their abilities to function at their maximal potential, as well as explain implications for occupational therapy involvement. This is Day 5 of the virtual conference, OT's Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic.

Course created on November 23, 2020

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, 001012; 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 #20-760963; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Mental Health

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the mental health conditions that impact the elderly.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the fluid role of OT during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the reduction in OT’s abilities to respond to the mental health needs of the elderly.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize the real-life experiences from an OT that works on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic regarding the elderly population and their mental health.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize how the mental health of the elderly is impacted by health care workers providing care while working through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Mental health conditions that impact the elderly
15-30 Minutes Role of OT during the COVID-19 pandemic
30-45 Minutes Real-life experiences from an OT
45-55 Minutes Impact of health care workers on the mental health of the elderly
55-60 Minutes Summary; Q and A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Elizabeth Alicea Torres has received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Elizabeth Alicea Torres 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. Course approval ID# 001012. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery 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 (Intermediate level, Mental Health Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.