This course focuses on pain management programming in the long-term care setting from a therapist perspective as well as the interdisciplinary team approach. Participants will be able to define the classifications of pain, discuss how and why to implement pain management programming, understand the assessment process, identify skilled treatment options including a review of physical agents, and understand the components skilled documentation.
Course created on April 12, 2019
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.2 Introductory, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; 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 #20-739798; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- Participants will be able to identify at least four different classifications of pain.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two benefits to pain management as an essential component of assessment and care planning in the Long Term Care setting.
- Participants will be able to identify at least five pain assessment rating scales that are effective with the Long Term Care population.
- Participants will be able to list at least six common pain behaviors in cognitively impaired elderly persons.
- Participants will be able to identify at least five skilled interventions to treat pain in the Long Term Care population.
|0-15 Minutes||Review of learner outcomes, Why pain management?|
|15-30 Minutes||Pain definitions, classifications, and complications|
|30-45 Minutes||Establishing a pain management program|
|45-60 Minutes||Pain assessment|
|60-90 Minutes||Pain treatment strategies including a review of physical agents|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Todd Olson, OTR/L
Todd Olson, in his 22+ years of rehabilitation practice, has worked in acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient, and long-term care as a clinician, operator, researcher, legal expert witness, consultant, and educator. In his current position as the Director of Clinical Education and Training for Brighton Rehabilitation, he provides continuing education, clinical, operational, and regulatory support to over 600 therapists throughout the western United States. In this position, Todd has presented licensure approved clinical education programming on dementia management, falls and balance, pain management, activities of daily living, function-based intervention, documentation and coding, and regulatory/reimbursement compliance. Todd also serves as Brighton’s electronic medical record (EMR) Clinical Applications Director. In this role, he provides EMR clinical, operational, financial, regulatory, and IT support to Brighton’s employees and customers. In addition, Todd is the Owner and President of Athena Therapy Consulting which provides quality assurance, auditing, and operational support to clinical and legal clients. Outside of work, Todd enjoys spending time with his family and tempting fate on his snowboard and mountain bike in the Wasatch Mountains surrounding his home of Park City, Utah.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Introductory level, Category 1: Domain of OT - Client Factors 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 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.
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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
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