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CE on CD - Occupation-Focused Intervention Strategies for Clients With Fibromyalgia and Fatiguing Conditions

Presenter: Renée R. Taylor, PhD

Earn .2 AOTA CEUs (2.5 NBCOT PDUs/2 contact hours).

This course is available in two formats: CD-ROM or online.  Please order this product if you want the CD-ROM.  If you prefer to order the online format, click here.


Course Description

A number of evidence-based strategies will be presented for managing fibromyalgia and other fatiguing conditions, such as chronic fatigue syndrome. Biomechanical intervention strategies, common assistive devices, and occupation-focused interventions that can address the multifaceted symptoms and needs of these populations will be presented.

Course Topics

  • Understanding Fibromyalgia and Fatigue
  • Biomechanical Interventions, Work Rehabilitation, Energy Conservation, and Assistive Devices
  • Occupation-Focused Interventions
  • Cognitive–Behavioral Interventions
  • Working With Other Professions

Recommended Reading: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Illness and Disability. R.R. Taylor (2006). New York: Springer.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to

  • Differentiate fibromyalgia and from other medical conditions involving chronic pain and fatigue.
  • Define fatigue and understand its many complexities and variations.
  • Recognize the many potential roles for an occupational therapist in providing intervention for clients with fibromyalgia and other fatiguing conditions.
  • Recognize the evidence base and rationale for biomechanical, energy conservation, and work rehabilitation intervention approaches in occupational therapy when working with clients with fibromyalgia or other fatiguing conditions.
  • Recognize assistive devices that are commonly used with clients with fibromyalgia and other fatiguing conditions.
  • Delineate the rationale for using occupation-focused interventions with clients with fibromyalgia and other fatiguing conditions.
  • Recognize when and how to use interventions rooted in cognitive–behavioral therapy with clients with fibromyalgia and chronic pain and fatigue.
  • Recognize the challenges and dynamics of working within a multidisciplinary treatment team when treating clients with fibromyalgia and other fatiguing conditions.

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Additional Details:

SKU: 4839
ISBN: 978-1-56900-287-2
Product Type: CD-Rom
Year Published: 2009

Publisher:
  • AOTA Continuing Education
Audience:
  • Practitioner
Purpose:
  • Continuing Education
Topics:
  • Physical Rehabilitation
Keywords:
  • Continuing Education
  • Disabilities
  • Pain