Occupational Therapy: Multidimensional Functional Assessment of the Older Adult, 2nd Edition
29.95
Online
Elective
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About the Course:
The purpose of this basic level course is to enable occupational therapy practitioners and other rehabilitation professionals to understand and assess functional performance in older adults using a multidimensional approach. This is an introductory course for practitioners who are new to this population or who desire a refresher on the most current evidence related to functional assessment of older adults.

Learning Objectives:
  • Describe current demographics and current definitions of health, well-being, disability, and preclinical disability for older adults.
  • Define typical occupations of older adults.
  • Compare the benefits of various approaches to assessment in evaluating functional performance in older adults.
  • Recognize how age-related changes in client factors can influence functional performance in older adults.
  • Differentiate between contextual and environmental factors that have a potential impact on functional performance in older adults.
  • List additional factors that may impact the assessment of functional performance in older adults, including chronic health conditions, reimbursement, and client readiness for change.
About the Author:
Pamela E. Toto, PhD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA, is an associate professor in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Toto obtained her doctoral degree in rehabilitation science from the University of Pittsburgh in 2010, where she also obtained her master of science degree in healthcare supervision and management (1996) and her bachelor of science degree in occupational therapy (1989). Dr. Toto is board certified in gerontology by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), a fellow of the AOTA for her leadership in gerontology, and a former chairperson of the AOTA Gerontology Special Interest Section. Dr. Toto has worked with older adults and their families as an occupational therapist, clinical specialist, consultant, and researcher for more than 28 years in acute and long-term care, and in home- and community-based settings.

How to Receive Credit:
  • Read the entire course online or in print which requires a 3-hour commitment of time.
  • Depending on your state requirements you will be asked to complete:
    • A mandatory test (a passing score of 75 percent is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal information and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory Course Evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.
Disclosures:
Resolution of Conflict of Interest
Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

Disclaimer
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.
©2020: All Rights Reserved. Materials may not be reproduced without the expressed written permission or consent of Colibri Healthcare, LLC. The materials presented in this course are meant to provide the consumer with general information on the topics covered. The information provided was prepared by professionals with practical knowledge of the areas covered. It is not meant to provide medical, legal, or professional advice. Colibri Healthcare, LLC recommends that you consult a medical, legal, or professional services expert licensed in your state. Colibri Healthcare, LLC has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that all content provided in this course is accurate and up to date at the time of printing, but does not represent or warrant that it will apply to your situation nor circumstances and assumes no liability from reliance on these materials. Quotes are collected from customer feedback surveys. The models are intended to be representative and not actual customers.
 
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Multidimensional Functional Assessment of the Older Adult, 2nd Edition

29.95
About the Course:
The purpose of this basic level course is to enable occupational therapy practitioners and other rehabilitation professionals to understand and assess functional performance in older adults using a multidimensional approach. This is an introductory course for practitioners who are new to this population or who desire a refresher on the most current evidence related to functional assessment of older adults.

Learning Objectives:
  • Describe current demographics and current definitions of health, well-being, disability, and preclinical disability for older adults.
  • Define typical occupations of older adults.
  • Compare the benefits of various approaches to assessment in evaluating functional performance in older adults.
  • Recognize how age-related changes in client factors can influence functional performance in older adults.
  • Differentiate between contextual and environmental factors that have a potential impact on functional performance in older adults.
  • List additional factors that may impact the assessment of functional performance in older adults, including chronic health conditions, reimbursement, and client readiness for change.
About the Author:
Pamela E. Toto, PhD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA, is an associate professor in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Toto obtained her doctoral degree in rehabilitation science from the University of Pittsburgh in 2010, where she also obtained her master of science degree in healthcare supervision and management (1996) and her bachelor of science degree in occupational therapy (1989). Dr. Toto is board certified in gerontology by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), a fellow of the AOTA for her leadership in gerontology, and a former chairperson of the AOTA Gerontology Special Interest Section. Dr. Toto has worked with older adults and their families as an occupational therapist, clinical specialist, consultant, and researcher for more than 28 years in acute and long-term care, and in home- and community-based settings.

How to Receive Credit:
  • Read the entire course online or in print which requires a 3-hour commitment of time.
  • Depending on your state requirements you will be asked to complete:
    • A mandatory test (a passing score of 75 percent is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal information and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory Course Evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.
Disclosures:
Resolution of Conflict of Interest
Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

Disclaimer
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.
©2020: All Rights Reserved. Materials may not be reproduced without the expressed written permission or consent of Colibri Healthcare, LLC. The materials presented in this course are meant to provide the consumer with general information on the topics covered. The information provided was prepared by professionals with practical knowledge of the areas covered. It is not meant to provide medical, legal, or professional advice. Colibri Healthcare, LLC recommends that you consult a medical, legal, or professional services expert licensed in your state. Colibri Healthcare, LLC has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that all content provided in this course is accurate and up to date at the time of printing, but does not represent or warrant that it will apply to your situation nor circumstances and assumes no liability from reliance on these materials. Quotes are collected from customer feedback surveys. The models are intended to be representative and not actual customers.