Course Code: REL-RT-0-THC
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2021
Describe the role of the OT on the interdisciplinary team for discharge planning.
Explain 3 possible home safety issues clients may encounter when they return home and describe a modification for increasing home safety.
Describe 2 assessments for evaluating clients’ level of proficiency with medication management.
Explain 5 energy conservation strategies clients can use once they return home.
Describe 2 similarities and 2 differences between occupational therapy in the acute care setting and occupational therapy in the post-acute/home health setting.
Illustrate 4 ways that OTs can help ensure a successful transition from a healthcare setting to the home.
Describe 3 common types of precautions and name 1 dressing strategy associated with each one.
Section 1: The Occupational Therapist in the Acute Care Discharge Process
Section 2: Acute vs. Post-Acute OT Practice
Section 3: PEO Model
Section 4: Activities of Living
Independence and Methods
Bathing, Dressing, Grooming, and Toileting
Section 5: Instrumental Activities of Living Performance
Performance and Independence
Cooking, Cleaning, Shopping, Laundry, Driving, Caring for Others
Social and Leisure Activities
Electronic Device Use
Section 6: Discharge Planning
Home Exercise Programs
Energy Conservation Strategies
Tameika McLean, MS, OTR/L, CAPS, ECHM
Tameika McLean is an occupational therapist working in the Washington, DC area. She has worked in the acute care, acute rehabilitation, subacute rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and outpatient settings. She graduated from Columbia University with an MS in Occupational Therapy in 2014.
Disclosure: Tameika McLean, MS, OTR/L, CAPS, ECHM has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
The target audience for this course is: entry level Occupational Therapists; in the following settings: Rehabilitation Settings.
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