Release Date: October 5, 2018
Expiration Date: October 5, 2021
Depression is the most prevalent mental health disorder among older adults. Depression and anxiety affect an older adult’s performance patterns related to habits, routines, rituals, and roles, as well as ADLs and IADLs, rest and sleep, formal and informal education, work, play, leisure, and social participation. This basic-level course provides current information on depression and anxiety disorders among older adults, including their types and causes, and their ramifications for occupational performance and treatment strategies. Screening tools and evidence-based treatment interventions are discussed. A case study further elucidates the role occupational therapy practitioners can play in the detection and treatment of depression and anxiety in older adults.
AOTA Content Focus - OT Process: Evaluation & Intervention
0.3 AOTA CEUs are awarded upon successful completion of this course.
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Release Date: July 11, 2018
Expiration Date: July 11, 2021
Occupational therapy practitioners who do not practice primarily with clients with TBI are challenged to keep up with the latest information. This course provides OTs and OTAs with a current update to providing evidence-based services to clients with TBI. Types and classifications of brain injuries, as well as treatment of performance skill impairments and occupational performance limitations commonly experienced by clients with TBI are presented.
AOTA Content Focus - Domain of OT: Client Factors; OT Process: Evaluation & Intervention