Hannah Oldenburg, EdD, OTR/L, BCPR Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota and occupational therapist in acute care at Mayo Clinic Hospital-Rochester
Tamra Trenary, OTD, OTR/L Occupational therapist in acute care at Mayo Clinic Hospital
Course Credit: Earn .15 AOTA CEU (1.5 contact hour/1.88 NBCOT PDU)
This course will equip occupational therapy practitioners (OTPs) with the knowledge to address cognition/functional cognition throughout the entirety of the OT process within the acute care setting. Guidance regarding the distinct role of OT in addition to evidence supported information and resources to support intervention and assessment are provided. Learners will also be introduced to an evaluation tool selection approach to improve consistency of tool selection within the acute care setting.
Learning Objectives:Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
- Articulate occupational therapy’s role in addressing cognition.
- Describe considerations for addressing cognition during evaluation.
- Differentiate between various cognitive interventions.
- Identify advocacy methods for OT's role in addressing cognition.
Domain of OT: Environment; client factors
Level of Difficulty: Intermediate
Audience: Occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant students