This collaborative seminar provides therapists with an understanding of the principles of pharmacology and how the pharmacology of pain may impact patient’s functional outcomes and rehabilitation process. Therapists learn to conduct effective interviews and documentation strategies related to reporting medical concerns to the quality care team, other team members, the patient, and the physician.
Live WebinarWed, Mar 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm EDT
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Foundational Knowledge, 01867; CE Broker/1.0 Live, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), Related To Direct Hands-On Patient Care (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-771049; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 5 medications and related to pain management.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify and acknowledge how different pain medications can affect optimal participation in therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the components of the OASIS question related to pain and how to accurately answer.
|5-15 Minutes||Introduction to pharmacology|
|15-35 Minutes||Types of pain|
|35-55 Minutes||Traditional meds used by rehabilitation patients to decrease pain and implications for rehabilitation|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Colleen A DeRitis is a licensed and registered OT with more than 30 years of clinical experience across a variety of settings and is currently a Manager of Clinical Practice in home care. Colleen earned a MA in Occupational Therapy and MS in Healthcare Administration. She served as an adjunct faculty member at New York University, Long Island University, Dominican College, and State University of New York-Downstate and has taught courses on Advanced Treatment Techniques, Clinical Conditions Across the Life Span, Therapeutic Environmental Design, and Biopsychosocial Maturation. Mrs. DeRitis contributed a chapter to the National Occupational Therapy Certification Exam Review Study Guide (Cottrell).
Douglas DeRitis is a licensed pharmacist in New Jersey with over 30 years of experience. He has earned a BS and PharmD from Rutgers and an MSHI from the University of Illinois-Chicago. He currently is an Application Analyst at RWJ and previously worked for Hackensack Meridian Health. He also was a Clinical Coordinator of Pharmacy Services at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center where he was responsible for clinical management of oncology patients. Dr. DeRitis has previously worked as a pharmacist for Deborah Heart and Lung Center and for Saint Clare’s Medical Center.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 01867. This distance learning - interactive course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, Foundational Knowledge 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, Live, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), Related to Direct Hands-On Patient Care (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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