An in-depth explanation of what osteogenesis imperfect is, how to safely implement occupational intervention, and the perspective of what it is like to live with OI will be discussed in this course. Taught by an OT who has OI, this course will cover many of the modifications and adaptations that the instructor has made in her own life, as well as the emotional and social impact that OI has had, and how therapists can address these areas to support clients with OI.
Course created on June 1, 2022
Course Type: Video, Audio
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 04495; 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 #20-915678; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the characteristics of OI, the physiological aspects of what causes OI, and how this impacts occupation.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize best practices for safe therapeutic intervention.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the social and emotional impact that having OI has and how to specifically address and support those issues, especially with younger clients.
|5-15 Minutes||Overview of OI – types, physiology, and characteristics|
|15-35 Minutes||Therapeutic interventions|
|35-55 Minutes||Perspective and personal experience|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
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OTD, OTR/L, ADAC
Kathryn is an Assistant Clinical Professor and Academic Fieldwork Coordinator at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is also a certified ADA specialist and works with UNC's Disability Services office to help provide accommodations and adaptations for students on campus. In addition, Kathryn loves to advocate for and educate others about the ADA law, both within her community and the OT profession. As a person who uses a wheelchair, she has a passion for ensuring that other people with disabilities have access to the same meaningful activities as everyone else! Her favorite occupations include: rooting for her UNC Tar Heels and USC Trojans, traveling, spending time with friends and family, cooking, reading, and engaging in a competitive game of musical chairs.
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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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