Introduction

2 Contact Hours

This course offers occupational therapists valuable insight and considerations when completing a cognitive/perceptual assessment on individuals with cognitive and perceptual impairments. This entry-level course is appropriate for occupational therapists who work with individuals with cognitive and perceptual impairments.

Audience: OT, COTA

Skill Level: Basic to Intermediate

Contact Hours: 2


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. Understand the differences between top-down and bottom-up approaches to assessment and evaluation.

2. Constructively critique the use of pen-and-paper (tabletop) assessment procedures.

3. Be able to differentiate among various forms of reliability and validity.

4. Discuss the issue of generalization of clinical intervention strategies to everyday function.

5. Understand the interplay of the environmental con- text and task performance as it relates to assessment and interventions.

Here is the course outline:

1. Introduction

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2. Course Objectives - Intro to Evaluations & Interventions for Individuals with Cognitive

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3. Coursework - Intro to Evaluations & Interventions for Individuals with Cognitive

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4. Course Final and Survey - Intro to Evaluations & Interventions for Individuals with Cognitive

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Completion

The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Certificate of Completion