With the incredible amount of stress that Service Members face while on Active Duty and after their commitments, there is a huge need for skilled OT intervention in the areas of mental health and cognitive dysfunction.
This course is Day 4 of the virtual conference: Complex Comorbidities and the Wounded Warrior.
Course created on November 10, 2017
Course Type: Text, Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-625618; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Mental Health
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the complex physical, cognitive and psychosocial struggles that combat veterans face as a result of their service.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe effective strategies for treating Service Members who have struggled with mental health and cognitive disorders.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify opportunities for occupational therapists to expand treatment services outside of the traditional clinical settings to more effectively treat mental health disorders.
|5-25 Minutes||Military Mental Health|
|25-40 Minutes||Brain Injury and Cognitive Dysfunction|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
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Erik Johnson currently serves as a staff occupational therapist at Baylor, Scott & White in Waco, Texas working inpatient rehab. He is also the Chief Medical Officer for Warfighter Engaged as well as Operation Supply Drop, two organizations that support US and NATO service members across the spectrum of care. As an army occupational therapist for more than ten years, Erik was instrumental in the care for service members who had suffered devastating physical, cognitive and mental health injuries sustained during combat operations.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 1: Domain of OT - Client Factors 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, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (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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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
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