Occupational Therapist Assistances who work with Elderly patients will be happy to know that we have added a new course to our catalog! Along with Geriatric Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy with Elders: Strategies for the COTA will broaden the knowledge offered to OTAs that work primarily with the senior population.
Occupational Therapy with Elders: Strategies for the COTA
This text-based course is based on the book by Rene Padilla, PhD, MS, OTR/L, Sue Byers-Connon, MS, BA, COTA/L, ROH, and Helene Lohman, MA, OTD, OTR/L, and has been broken into two 12 contact hour modules which can be purchased individually or as a bundle pack worth 24 contact hours.
The only comprehensive book on geriatric occupational therapy designed specifically for the COTA, Occupational Therapy with Elders: Strategies for the COTA, 3rd Edition provides in-depth coverage of each aspect of geriatric practice, from wellness and prevention to death and dying. A discussion of foundational concepts includes aging trends and strategies for elder care, and coverage of emerging areas includes low-vision rehabilitation, mobility issues including driving, and Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Expert authors Rene Padilla, Sue Byers-Connon, and Helene Lohman offer an unmatched discussion of diverse populations and the latest on geriatric policies and procedures in this fast-growing area of practice.
Occupational Therapy & Physical Therapy Approvals
This course is approved for most Occupational Therapy professionals via our AOTA Approved Provider status. This course is currently pending approval for Physical Therapy professionals. To verify this course is approved for your state and profession, search the state and profession specific course catalog.
Course Purchase Options
This 368-page book has been broken down by chapters into 2 modules (check your states approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession). Each module can be purchased separately or combined with the other module as a bundle pack. Individual modules for Occupational Therapy with Elders: Strategies for the COTA: Module 1 and Occupational Therapy with Elders: Strategies for the COTA: Module 2 are available in our online format (PDF Download) available instantly, or by mail. Or search our state and profession specific course catalog to find another course that interests you!