The Value of Occupational Therapy in the Acute Care Management of Patients with COVID-19

Course: #4736Level: Intermediate1 Hour 121 Reviews

Occupational therapy practitioners are uniquely positioned to meet the dynamic physical, cognitive, and psychological needs of patients diagnosed with COVID-19, due to our holistic training and client-centered approach. The medical complexity of this population is compounded by the resource demands currently placed on the healthcare system. This course will outline evidence-based interventions and outcome measures for occupational therapists to implement in the dynamic acute care setting of this population.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe 3 functional performance deficits commonly seen in patients experiencing COVID-19.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify 3 outcomes measures occupational therapy practitioners can utilize with this patient population.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list 5 evidence-based interventions occupational therapy practitioners can employ across the acute care rehabilitation continuum.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Overview of COVID-19
10-15 Minutes Acute Care Caseload Management
15-25 Minutes Prevention of Hospital Acquired Deficits
25-35 Minutes Outcome Measures
35-50 Minutes Evidence-based OT interventions
50-55 Minutes Case Studies
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A


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