Home Health Therapy: An Overview for the Occupational Therapist Using the OASIS, 2nd edition

About the Course  
The purpose of this basic, introductory course is to provide home health occupational therapy practitioners with the information they need to understand the significance and importance of effectively using the of Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) instrument to deliver comprehensive, patient-focused, and cost-effective skilled services in the home environment. This course focuses on the OASIS-E, which replaced the OASIS-D1 on January 1, 2023.  The occupational therapist will be able to use the OASIS information provided in this course to create a basis for the plan of care, to measure the patient’s progress in meeting the established home health care goals, and to meet the regulatory requirements for quality reporting and reimbursement.

Learning Outcomes
  • Explain the evolution and purposes of the of Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) instrument.
  • Describe the OASIS instrument.
  • Describe the rules about when, by whom, and how the OASIS instrument is completed.
  • Explain when and how to use Chapter 3 of the OASIS-E Guidance Manual.
  • Identify each of the items within the OASIS-E dataset.
About the Author
Clarice Grote, MS, OTR/L, is an innovative advocate for occupational therapy and an expert on Medicare post-acute care policy. Clarice is the founder and CEO of Amplify OT, a company dedicated to educating and encouraging occupational therapy practitioners and students to engage with Medicare policy and advocacy. She has served as the Advocacy & Policy Coordinator for the American Occupational Therapy Association’s (AOTA) Home and Community Health Special Interest Section and as Director of Practice for the Missouri Occupational Therapy Association. Clarice currently serves as an American Occupational Therapy Association Political Action Committee (AOTPAC) Ambassador for North Carolina. Through these and other positions, Clarice has contributed to several publications and presentations on home health, Medicare policy, value-based care, federal legislation, and advocacy. Her prior clinical experience includes acute care, outpatient, lymphedema, and home health. Clarice is a 2018 graduate of Columbia University in New York, NY.

How to Receive Credit  
  • Read the entire course online or in print which requires a 1 hour commitment of time. 
  • Complete a mandatory test (a passing score of 75% is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory course evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.
Resolution of Conflict of Interest* 
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The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. 
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Accreditations and Approvals
Colibri Healthcare, LLC is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development (Provider #9118). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA or indicate AOTA approval of a certification or other professional recognition. Florida Board of Occupational Therapy – (Provider #50-4007); Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy; Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy; Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy; Louisiana State Board Of Medical Examiners; South Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy; and Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy.