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Course Overview

Successful medication management is a critical component of health and wellness and preventing re-hospitalization. Occupational therapy practitioners have a skillset to assess and remediate multiple problems in this essential IADL. This course will improve the practitioner's ability to effectively and quickly address issues that lead to noncompliance and improve independence in medication management skills.

About the Course Author

Nancy Dubuar is an occupational therapist who is a practicing clinician for a large home health company for three years. Prior to that, she worked in rehabilitation setting in skilled nursing, personal care and independent living facilities for eight years. Nancy has given peer reviewed presentations at conferences by the American Occupational Therapy Association and Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association with a special focus on the needs of older adults with and without memory diseases. A lifelong learner, Nancy continues to grow her skills seeking evidence based practice information to support occupational performance of her clients. As a home health therapist, she daily sees the need and benefits as occupational therapists, a holistic discipline, embrace medication management, drill down with the client and make effective change with lasting health benefits. Nancy Dubuar, OTR/L has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (9 Match)

  • American Occupational Therapy Association

    0.10HOURS


    Relias LLC is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.


    Course approval ID# . This Distance Learning-Independent is offered at 0.1 CEUs Introductory,Category 1 & 2.

  • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy

    1.00HOURS


    Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.0 contact hours.
  • Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy

    1.00HOURS


    Alabama State Board Of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290).

    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners

    1.00HOURS


    Arizona Board Of Occupational Therapy Examiners (CEBroker Provider #50-290).

    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy

    1.00HOURS


    Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • South Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy

    1.00HOURS


    South Carolina Board Of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Louisiana State Board Medical Examiners- Occupational Therapy

    1.00HOURS


    Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners - Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Mississippi State Department of Health- Occupational Therapy

    1.00HOURS


    Mississippi State Department of Health- Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy

    1.00HOURS


    Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-SRC-0-25727
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-02-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2021-12-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Articulate the scope and role of OT in medication management.; Create an effective plan of care to address and improve adherence.; Describe at least 2 evidence based occupational therapy assessments for medication management.; Describe practical solutions to 5 or more common medication management deficits.; Identify at least 4 client deficits that may impede medication adherence.; Summarize key points of medication management in non-pill form: glucometer, eye drops, insulin, inhalers, supplemental oxygen.
  • Outline:

    Medication Management for OT
    The Occupation of Medication Management
    AOTA: Official Role in Medication Management
    Before You Handle Medication
    Occupational Therapy Practice Domains
    Knowledge Check
    Standardized Tests
    Standard Assessments: EFPT
    Standard Assessments: PASS
    Standard Assessments: Pillbox Test
    Knowledge Check
    Oral Medications: Setup
    Oral Medications: Setup Pillbox
    Oral Medications: Setup
    Oral Medications: Taking the Medication
    Knowledge Check
    Knowledge Check
    Medication and Therapy
    Injectable Medications
    Oxygen
    Inhalers & Pulmonary Devices
    Inhalers
    Goal Writing
    Knowledge Check
    Resources
    References

  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Entry level Occupational Therapists; in the following settings: Rehabilitation Settings.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
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    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.