Jaclyn Davin, OTR, CDRS, PDI
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Cape Cod
Earn: .1 AOTA CEU (1 Contact Hour/1.25 NBCOT PDUs)
Functional cognition is often treated later in the rehabilitation process, but is required for independence in community mobility. Generalist occupational therapy practitioners should utilize graded occupation-based treatment interventions specifically geared toward helping the client acheive independence in the community. To do this, the practitioner must have a strong knowledge base and willingness to be creative and discover meaningful and interesting engagements that address the various aspects of cognition specifically needed for safe mobility and driving. This course will explore creative evidence-informed interventions for functional cognition that may directly impact safer successful community mobility and driving.
Following this presentation, participants will be able to:
1) Identify graded interventions across varied environments to address functional cognitive and visual deficits that impact independence in instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs), community mobility, and driving.
2) Identify treatment interventions by cognitive domain and specific visual dysfunction.
3) Match treatment tasks for vision and cognition to occupational performance