This course will review the current literature regarding risks for hospital readmission and identify evidence-based interventions for occupational therapy practitioners to implement in acute care and post-acute practice settings.
Course created on April 30, 2021
Course Type: Video, Audio
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, 02072; 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 #20-799305; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify current trends and policies influencing quality measure reporting.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize occupational therapy’s value in the provision of quality care to prevent readmissions.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify key areas and strategies for occupational therapy practitioners to provide interventions to prevent and reduce medical and functional risk factors related to readmissions.
|5-15 Minutes||Trends and Policies Influencing Quality Measure Reporting|
|15-45 Minutes||Prevention of Readmissions by Addressing Quality in Key Areas of Occupational Therapy Practice|
|45-55 Minutes||Occupational Therapy Empowers Successful Transitions of Care|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
PhD, OTR/L, SCFES, FAOTA, CPHQ, FNAP, FACRM
Pamela Roberts, PhD, MSHA, OTR/L, SCFES, FAOTA, CPHQ, FNAP, FACRM is the Executive Director in the Office of the Chief Medical Officer and Professor and Executive Director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Cedars‐Sinai. She is also Sr Director of Quality, Outcomes, and Research at California Rehabilitation Institute. Dr. Roberts works in interprofessional roles involving operations, quality, education, and research. In these roles, she systematically impacts patient care throughout the continuum. She is the co‐director of the Division of Informatics in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and co‐director of the Clinical Informatics Fellowship program. In these endeavors, she seeks to advance the development and use of information technology for discovery, education, decision‐making, research, health care delivery and individual academic growth, as well as to catalyze inquiry and discovery across the Cedars‐Sinai enterprise. She also teaches at the University of Southern California and guest lectures at other local universities. She is involved in the National Quality Forum (NQF) in facilitating development of quality measures and All‐Cause Admissions and Readmissions Steering Committee. Other involvement includes: American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine as President, Past Chair of the Program Committee and Past‐Chair of the Stroke Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group, American Occupational Therapy Association, American Council of Occupational Therapy Education ACOTE chair, past chair of the California Hospital Association Center for Medical Rehabilitation Services, and past member of the California Hospital Association Board of Trustees and Post‐ Acute Care board. Dr. Roberts has served as principal and co‐investigator on a variety of interprofessional research projects and has provided a variety of workshops and consultations on rehabilitation, quality management, informatics, and health services research topics regionally, nationally, and internationally. Further, her published research focuses on the utilization of large data to influence treatment models and outcomes.
Marla R. Robinson
MSc, OTR/L, BCPR, BT-C, FAOTA
Marla Robinson is the assistant director of inpatient therapy at the University of Chicago Medical Center. She oversees the day-to-day operations for inpatient acute pediatric and adult acute care hospitals. Her clinical work is with pediatric and adult acute care burn rehabilitation. She has research interests in burn rehabilitation. She served on the development committee for the Burn Therapist Certification for the American Burn Association and was part of the first cohort of Burn Therapists-Certified. Marla has served on the Illinois Occupational Therapy Licensure Board as chair and as co-chair of the Chicago Area Council of OT Directors. Marla has served AOTA in many capacities. She served on the AOTA Board for Advanced and Specialty Certification as a member and chair, Chair of the Commission of Continuing Competence and Professional Development, AOTA representative for National Quality Forum for Patient-Reported Outcomes, AOTA representative for the Joint Commission Professional Technical Advisory Committee for Hospitals, AOTA representative for Society of Critical Care Medicine Task Force Long Term Consequences of PICs, Fellowship Site Reviewer, Chair of the Taskforce on Mentoring and as co-chair of the Chicago Area Council of OT Directors.
Marla speaks nationally on burn rehabilitation and OTs role in preventing hospital readmissions. She is passionate about continuing competence and ongoing professional development for occupational therapy practitioners. She has authored book chapters on continuing competence, leading and managing in healthcare systems, and acute care management of gastrointestinal issues.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 02072. 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, 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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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
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