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Sarcopenia And Longevity: An Evidence-Based Update For The Occupational Therapy Practitioner

Course: #6316Level: Intermediate 2 Hours 212 Reviews
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Age-related sarcopenia has become an emerging concern among healthcare providers, and recent research suggests a strong correlation between muscle mass and longevity. This presentation will discuss the evidence behind this growing concern, along with potential interventions that can be performed by the occupational therapy practitioner.

Course created on April 12, 2024

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 09165; CE Broker/2.0 CE Broker #20-1195940; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Rehabilitation

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to differentiate sarcopenia from other medical conditions, such as frailty and cachexia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to analyze the current research evidence behind sarcopenia risk factors, assessment, and screening procedures.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to compare and contrast common prevention and intervention strategies for sarcopenia and apply evidence-based occupational therapy and inter-professional exercise strategies for sarcopenia to support occupation.

Agenda

0-15 Minutes Background, review of learning outcomes
15-30 Minutes Defining age-related sarcopenia and common risk factors
30-65 Minutes Describe specific clinical screening and assessments procedures for sarcopenia
65-80 Minutes Describe common prevention strategies for sarcopenia
80-105 Minutes Describe common intervention strategies for sarcopenia
105-115 Minutes Discuss the sarcopenia research evidence and future considerations
115-120 Minutes Summary; Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Scott Cheatham received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Scott Cheatham has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 09165. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.2 CEUs/contact hours (Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

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

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 2.5 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.


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