Occupational Therapy Practitioners serve an important role for older adults amidst COVID19 as we address ADL, safety, quality of life, mental health, and other areas directly impacted by this new virus. Our contribution to the at-risk population of older adults is important and invaluable.
Course created on June 25, 2020
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Introductory, Category 3: Professional Issues - Contemporary Issues And Trends; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-782354; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to describe COVID19 information and resources to be able to implement this into treatment plans with patients and families.
- After this course, participants will be able to list effective infection management strategies.
- After this course, participants will be able to list occupations directly and indirectly impacted by COVID19.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify mental health issues related to COVID19.
|5-10 Minutes||Review of learning objectives|
|10-15 Minutes||Our world now with COVID19|
|15-25 Minutes||How does OT fit with COVID19?|
|25-30 Minutes||Older adults|
|45-60 Minutes||Infection management|
|80-90 Minutes||Mental health|
|100-120 Minutes||Wrap up; Q and A|
Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD
Occupational therapist and entrepreneur, Krista Covell-Pierson is the founder and owner of Covell Care and Rehabilitation, LLC. Krista created Covell Care and Rehabilitation to improve the quality of services available for clients of all ages living in the community through a one-of-a-kind mobile outpatient practice which aims to improve the lives of clients and clinicians alike. Krista attended Colorado State University receiving degrees in social work and occupational therapy. She has worked in various settings including hospitals, home health, rehabilitation centers and skilled nursing. Through her private practice, Krista created a model that she teaches to other therapists looking to start their own business. She has extensive experience as a fieldwork educator and received the Fieldwork Educator of the Year Award from Colorado State University. Krista served as the President of the Occupational Therapy Association of Colorado's President for two years. She presents to groups of professionals and community members on a regular basis and has a heart to help others become the best version of themselves.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID#
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 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
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 2.5 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.