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