3 Contact Hours
Description: This course provides a general overview of attention deficits in individuals who have suffered a stroke or head injury or who live with Parkinson’s disease, dementia, multiple sclerosis, and/or other acute or chronic neurological diseases. This entry-level to intermediate course is appropriate for occupational therapists and assistants.
Audience: OT, COTA
Skill Level: Basic to Intermediate
Contact Hours: 3
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.
By the end of this course, each learner will be able to:
- Differentiate among various types of impairments of attention.
- Understand how everyday living is affected depending on the type of attention deficit present.
- Be aware of evaluation/assessment procedures related to attention.
- Develop an evidence-based intervention plan focused on decreasing activity limitations and participation restrictions for those living with impairments of attention.
Here is the course outline:
Please read the introduction to provide you with important information and tips about your course.
2. Course Objectives - Managing Attention Deficits to Optimize Function
Click to view course objectives.
3. Coursework - Managing Attention Deficits to Optimize Function
Click to view coursework.
4. Course Final and Survey - Managing Attention Deficits to Optimize Function
The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:
|Certificate of Completion|