CE on CD - Let's Think Big About Wellness
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Type: CD-Rom
SKU: 4879
Type: CD-Rom
SKU: 4879
Publisher: AOTA Continuing Education
Published: 2011
ISBN: 978-1-56900-328-2
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By Winnie Dunn, PhD, OTR, FAOTA

Earn .25 CEUs (3.13 NBCOT PDUs/2.5 contact hours)

This course is available in two formats: CD-ROM or online.  Please order this product if you want the CD-ROM.  If you prefer to order the online format, click here.

Course Description
Occupational therapy has a lot to offer the public. When we take traditional approaches to our practices and to the idea of wellness, we fit occupational therapy into already existing programs for people in at-risk groups. Although these are great applications, they limit the possibilities for occupational therapy to have an impact on the public. Our focus on living a satisfying life embraces a global view about wellness, and invites us to consider the larger impact occupational therapy can have if we think BIG. In this course, we will explore the official documents and materials that support our concept of wellness, review examples of interdisciplinary literature on wellness, and explore strengths models from other disciplines as a way to inform our bigger thinking. Finally, we will examine our own practices and design an action plan for imbedding health and wellness perspectives into our current work, and consider how we can expand our influence to the public.

Learning Objectives
By completing all learning activities, participants will

  1. Delineate how official occupational therapy documents and other occupational therapy resources contain powerful language which supports occupational therapists to serve as health and wellness professionals.
  2. Identify what interdisciplinary colleagues have to tell us about health and wellness best practices.
  3. Recognize how evidence about strengths perspectives can inform occupational therapy practices.
  4. Identify strategies you can use to transform your teaching, practice or research programs so they reflect occupational therapy’s core beliefs about health and wellness.

Learning Level: Intermediate

Target Audience: Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants

AOTA Classification Codes for Continuing Education Activities
Category 1: Domain of Occupational Therapy, Areas of Occupation
Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process, Intervention and Outcomes

Continuing Education Credit
A certificate of completion for .25 AOTA CEU (3.13 NBCOT PDUs/2.5 contact hours) will be awarded on the successful completion of this course.

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