Presenters: Carolyn Sithong, MS,OTR/L, SCEM,CAPS is the chief health officer of Home for Life Design
Mitchell Elliott, AIA is the chief development officer for Vetter Health Services in Omaha, Nebraska
Series Editor: Amy Wagenfeld, PhD, OTR/L, SCEM, CAPS is an assistant professor in the Occupational Therapy Department at Western Michigan University
Earn: .15 AOTA CEU (1.88 NBCOT PDU/1.5 contact hour)
With an ever increasing older adult population and the changes in healthcare, OT practitioners can seize opportunities to advance caring for the elderly in the communities we serve. This webcast assists occupational therapy practitioners in understanding their role when working with architects, healthcare providers, and administrators during pre-architectural programming processes and how environmental factors and appropriate design contribute to culture change practices and functional outcomes.
· Know the role of the occupational therapist in Architectural programming and design.
· Describe the concepts of collaboration to person-centered solutions.
· Summarize environmental and design strategies that impact culture change and outcomes.
Earn an AOTA digital badge for completing all 6 units of the Home Modification Series
Keywords: Home Modifications, Interprefessional Practice, Community Practice
Learning Level: Intermediate
Target Audience: Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants
Content Focus: Category 1: Domain of OT