Release Date: January 22, 2019
Expiration Date: January 22, 2022
This intermediate-level course will provide Occupational Therapy practitioners and assistants with information on the criteria and classification system for Autism Spectrum Disorder, along with information on how occupational therapy practitioners can contribute to an informed diagnosis.
AOTA Content Focus: - Domain of OT - client factors; OT Process - Intervention; Professional Issues - Contemporary Issues and Trends
0.3 AOTA CEUs are awarded upon successful completion of this course.
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Release Date: January 15, 2019
Expiration Date: January 15, 2022
This basic-level course presents information on the diagnosis of Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)and the assessment tools and intervention strategies used in addressing this disorder. This course is designed for occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants who have the background knowledge required for working with individuals with neurobiological disorders such as ADHD.
AOTA Content Focus: Domain of OT - client factors; OT Process - Intervention; Professional Issues - Contemporary Issues and Trends
Release Date: October 29, 2018
Expiration Date: October 29, 2021
Concussion most commonly occurs during sports-related activities. The purpose of this intermediate-level course is to provide an overview of concussion with areas to assess and treat for the occupational therapy practitioner. Current evidence-based references are highlighted along with topics widely accepted in practice. This course is for practitioners who have a basic knowledge of brain injury and want to advance their skills in the assessment and treatment of concussion.
AOTA Content Focus - Domain of OT: Client Factors; OT Process: Intervention & Professional Issues: Contemporary Issues and Trends
0.2 AOTA CEUs are awarded upon successful completion of this course.
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