4 Contact Hours

This course helps occupational therapists and assistants understand the different types of apraxia and provides valuable treatment strategies for rehabilitation. This entry-level to intermediate course is appropriate for occupational therapists and assistants.

Audience: OT, COTA

Skill Level: Basic to Intermediate

Contact Hours: 4

The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA 

Teaching Methods: Course content includes text from, "Cognitive and Perceptual Rehabilitation: Optimizing Function (2009)" written by Glen Gillen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA, - Copyright 2009 Elsevier, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 

Criteria for Passing: Each learner must complete all learning activities/handouts and pass a final exam to receive credit.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, each learner will be able to:

  1. Differentiate between various types of apraxia.
  2. Understand how everyday living is affected if apraxia is present.
  3. Be aware of evaluation and assessment procedures related to apraxia.
  4. Implement at least five intervention strategies focused on decreasing activity limitations and participation restrictions for those living with apraxia.

Here is the course outline:

1. Introduction

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2. Course Objectives - Managing Apraxia to Optimize Function

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3. Coursework - Managing Apraxia to Optimize Function

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4. Course Final and Survey - Managing Apraxia to Optimize Function


The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Certificate of Completion