This course provides an overview of occupational therapy’s role with patients who live with chronic pain in an era when people need alternatives to pain medication. It provides evidence-based information and attempts to quell the myths about chronic pain. This is Day 1 of a virtual conference on pain management.
Course created on January 25, 2021
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, 01520; 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 #20-812436; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify different kinds of pain.
- After this course, participants will be able to list occupational therapy’s roles with pain patients.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the impact of pain on occupation and participation in the lives of people who experience chronic pain.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 5 things occupational therapists can do to contribute to pain management and education of patients in pain.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction – what does the literature tell us about what OTs know about chronic pain?|
|5-10 Minutes||CDC Guidelines for prescribing opioids, and resulting lack of access to pain medication – Opioid use disorder; implications for occupational therapy practice|
|10-20 Minutes||Different types of pain, definitions, examples impact on society and daily life|
|20-30 Minutes||Pain and occupational therapy; role of occupational therapy;Occupational therapy as an alternative to opioids and other medications|
|30-45 Minutes||Occupational therapy intervention approaches– persons, tasks and environment|
|45-55 Minutes||Case studies|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
JD OT/L, FAOTA
Barbara L. Kornblau, JD, OTR/L, FAOTA, DASPE, CCM, CDMS, CPE is an attorney, an occupational therapist, a certified case manager, a certified disability management specialist, and a person with a disability. She is a Professor, (working remotely) and Program Director of Idaho State University’s Occupational Therapy Program and a consultant to the United Spinal Association’s Pathways to Employment Program
Dr. Kornblau is a former Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow in the U.S. Senate, where she worked on disability issues. She is a Past President of the American Occupational Therapy Association and a past chair of the AOTA Commission on Standards and Ethics. She is the current Advocacy and Policy Coordinator of AOTA’s Rehabilitation and Disability Special Interest Section. As an attorney, she litigated cases under the Americans with Disabilities Act, involving discrimination in employment, state and local government services, and health care services. Dr. Kornblau has presented nationally and internationally and is widely published.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 01520. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, OT Service Delivery 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 1.0 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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