Despite widespread availability, therapists are often hesitant to utilize commercially available video games in clinical practice. This presentation is designed to educate clinicians on effective, evidence-based use of video games in practice.
Course created on November 1, 2016
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-553787; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the different video game systems available for use in therapeutic settings.
- After this course, participants will be able to list a benefit and barrier to using video game systems in different therapeutic settings.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify new and emerging gaming avenues and how they have the potential to be greatly impactful in a rehab environment.
|5-45 Minutes||Types of gaming systems|
|45-90 Minutes||Benefits and barriers to gaming|
|90-115 Minutes||New and emerging gaming|
|115-120 Minutes||Q and A; Summary|
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Erik Johnson previously served at the San Antonio Military Medical Center where he was the chief of OT in the Department of Defense Burn Center. He also previously served as Chief of Amputee Services at Walter Reed Hospital. He has worked with soldiers who have suffered devastating injuries during combat operations. He specializes in occupation based upper extremity orthopedics, complex polytrauma, and cognitive dysfunction.
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