Anxiety Disorders - OT175

Anxiety Disorders

by Debora A Davidson, PhD, OTR/l
OT175
(4.2 / 691 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Occupational Therapy (0.20 AOTA CEU)

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Summary:

Anxiety can be mild, moderate, or severe, or even escalate to panic. While mild anxiety may be protective, a severely anxious person is so focused on specific details that he or she can’t think of anything else, and behavior becomes directed toward relieving the anxiety. Panic is associated with loss of control and a sense of dread, with increased motor activity, reduced ability to relate to others, and distorted perceptions. The risk factors that contribute to this condition are complex and include genetics, brain chemistry, personality, and life events. The goal of this continuing education program is to update healthcare professionals’ clinical knowledge about changes in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition: DSM-5 regarding the current classification of anxiety disorders and screening, identifying, and treating the most common types of anxiety disorders.  

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education program is to update the clinical knowledge of therapists about screening, identifying, and treating the most common types of anxiety disorders. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Define anxiety versus fear
  • Describe DSM-5 anxiety disorder classifications and symptoms
  • Identify risk factors for anxiety disorders and selected medical conditions where anxiety is present
  • Identify a general anxiety disorder (GAD) screening tool
  • Describe pharmacological and occupational therapy interventions
 
 
Content Level: Intermediate
Instructional Method: Online Course — Narrative
 
AOTA Classification:
Domain 1: Client factors
Domain 2: Performance skills
Process 3: Intervention
 
AOTA Keywords: Mental health, Psychiatric disabilities, Intervention

 
Accreditation Information
 
OnCourse Learning is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association.
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (provider # FBN 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 2/20/2017
Date of Most Recent Review: 2/20/2017
Course Termination/Update Date: 2/20/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

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Diane H - Duluth, MN  ·  Feb 22, 2017
thank you - growing need for OT's in mental health
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AMI J - East Alton, IL  ·  Feb 22, 2017
Good course. I learned quite a bit more information on Anxiety disorders.
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Jamie W - Homeland, FL  ·  Feb 02, 2017
Easy to read. Breaking down the different disorders makes them easier to understand.
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Michelle G - Williamson, NY  ·  Jan 31, 2017
This is helpful to my job as many patients deal with mild to moderate levels of anxiety and it is a good review of interventions to use in helping patients.
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PAUL L - ODESSA, FL  ·  Jan 31, 2017
This course is very informative
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