Occupational Therapy for Patients with COVID-19 in Acute Care and ICU
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SKU: OL8308

Publisher: AOTA Continuing Education

Published: 2020

Ce Online Courses
$29.95
Member Price
Non-Member Price: $39.95

Product Overview

Presenter

Kari Brouwer, OTR/L

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Chicago, IL

EARN .15 AOTA CEUs; 1.5 Contact Hours/1.88 NBCOT PDU's

Description

This course provides the OT practitioner working in acute care and/or the ICU with helpful information regarding assessments and strategies used when treating clients with COVID-19. Presented by a frontline therapist from Chicago, this course covers the unique presentation of COVID-19, safety concerns and considerations, hemodynamic considerations and interventions distinct to OT practice.

Learning Objectives

Identify various presentations of COVID-19 in the acute care setting

Identify when patients are appropriate for therapy evaluation and intervention

Describe the role of OT in the ICU and in the medicine unit of the hospital

Describe how discharge recommendations are made for COVID-19 patients

Identify options for patient and caregiver education

Describe best practices for practitioner infection control when working with COVID-19 patients