Webcast: Enabling Design: A Person-Centered Approach
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SKU: WA1226

Publisher: AOTA Continuing Education

Published: 2016

Basic Member Price
Non-Member Price: $34.95

Product Overview

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.


Learning Objective:

·       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