Occupational therapy's role in supporting clients with SCI in managing bowel and bladder function will be discussed in this course. The presentation will cover an overview of neurogenic bowel and bladder and occupational therapy interventions, including adaptation, modification, education, and specialized equipment.
Course created on July 24, 2023
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, 07158; CE Broker/1.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-1091232; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify SCI-specific deficits that may interfere with the client's management of bowel and bladder function.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the role of OT in improving independence in bowel and bladder management.
- After this course, participants will be able to list three possible OT intervention strategies for individuals with SCI to self-manage bowel and bladder.
|10-15 Minutes||Review neurogenic bladder and bowel|
|15-20 Minutes||Discuss common acute medical management with pros and cons for long-term use (i.e., Intermittent cath vs. indwelling cath, bowel meds, s. digital stim)|
|20-25 Minutes||Discuss SCI-specific deficits that interfere with self-management of bowel and bladder|
|25-30 Minutes||Discuss OT Role|
|30-40 Minutes||Discuss common equipment and techniques utilized for intervention/ compensatory techniques for independence|
|40-45 Minutes||Discuss clothing management techniques/equipment|
|45-50 Minutes||OT’s role in providing education on common medical procedures that can make clients more independent|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary/Q & A|
Yvonne Monti holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Keuka College, N.Y., and a Doctoral Degree in Occupational Therapy from Chatham University, PA. She has 24 years of clinical experience in the rehabilitation setting, with extensive experience treating individuals with neurological problems such as spinal cord injury, CVA, and brain injury across the continuum. Currently, Yvonne is an Assistant Professor at Utica University in New York. She is passionate about educating students and clinicians and enjoys lecturing nationally and internationally on evidence-based topics to improve intervention techniques for busy practitioners.
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