With current research focusing on resilience factors that may impact the presentation and severity of Alzheimer's, occupational therapists have an opportunity to activate an elder's best defense against the effects of dementia. This course focuses on health promotion activities to deploy across any adult/older adult population interested in building cognitive resilience in individual, group, and community health, even oneself!
Course created on July 23, 2021
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Foundational Knowledge, 02603; CE Broker/1.0 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 #20-847513; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Geriatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to list the top 5 resilience factors with an impact on cognitive health.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the evidence-based best approach to exercise for older adults with dementia.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize which sleep factors link to dementia in recent literature.
|5-10 Minutes||Scope of Alzheimer's dementia and differential diagnosis|
|10-20 Minutes||State of the Science|
|20-30 Minutes||Identifying Resilience Factors|
|30-40 Minutes||Exercise and Lifestyle Approaches|
|40-55 Minutes||Sleep Findings and Factors|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
Teresa Fair-Field is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Baylor University Doctor of Occupational Therapy program. Dr. Fair-Field earned her B.S. in Occupational Therapy at Pacific University (OR, 1993) and her Occupational Therapy Doctorate at Chatham University (PA, 2016). She is a Certified Dementia Practitioner.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 02603. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate 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, 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) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Geriatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.