The new HDSA/AOTA continuing education modules for "Huntington's Disease: A Primer for Community-Based Occupational Therapy Practitioners" are here!
We hope you found value in our previous course and are ready to learn more about Huntington’s disease (HD). This course consists of four modules which will provide an overview of HD, symptom management, special issues including adaptive equipment and durable medical equipment for I/ADLs, driving, promoting leisure activities for persons with HD, the role of the family in therapy, as well as the role of the OT in various settings and assessment tools.
The course modules (1-4) are FREE to both AOTA members and non members
Earn: .1 AOTA CEU (1.25 NBCOT PDU/1 contact hour)
Part 1: Role of the Occupational Therapist in Various Settings
Presented by: Theresa Berner, MOT, OTR/L, ATP
The goals of this session are to learn about the role of the OT in school, home health, rehabilitation facilities and long term care settings and how to apply existing skills and knowledge to a rare disease population in each setting.
Part 2: Assessment Tools
Presented by Jan Rowe, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA
The goals of this session are: learners will have an increased knowledge of the limitations affecting the person with HD specifically related to occupations; will identify two occupational therapy assessments to be used when evaluating a person with HD and will articulate symptoms of HD which can impact occupational engagement.