Author: USC Chan Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Earn: .15 AOTA CEUs (1.88 NBCOT PDUs/1.5 contact hours)
Conceptual Foundations of Lifestyle Modification is based on the award-winning Lifestyle Redesign® program. This first course of the six course series offers practical guidance for ensuring occupational participation of independent-living older adults.
Although not required, it is strongly recommended that participants have a copy of Lifestyle Redesign®: The Intervention Tested in the USC Well Elderly Studies, 2nd Edition available when viewing this course.
This introductory course discusses the relationship between lifestyle, health, and aging. Practitioners will learn about the methods and findings of the groundbreaking USC Well Elderly studies, which demonstrated the power of occupation to promote well-being in older adulthood. At the same time, practitioners will discover how occupational therapy can meet clients' needs through the primary care model.
Earn an AOTA digital badge for completing all 6 modules of this course series.
#1 Conceptual Foundations of Lifestyle Modification
#2 Needs Assessment and Group Leadership to Maintain Occupational Participation
#3 Routine, Occupational Balance and Health in Aging
#4 Transportation and community mobility to support occupational engagement
#5 Stress and Inflammation Reduction for Older Adults.
#6 Nutrition, Spirituality, and Sexuality for Productive Aging.
Keywords: Aging, well elderly, Aging in place
Learning Level: Intermediate
Target Audience: Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants
Content Focus: Category 2: OT Process: Intervention
Please Note: This course series is not affiliated with any Lifestyle Redesign(R) certificates or certifications. Completion of these courses does NOT allow the practitioner to use a Lifestyle Redesign(R) service mark.