Interprofessional Case No. 1 - OT677

Interprofessional Case No. 1

Reggie Mantel, An Older Adult Recovering from Knee Replacement and CVA

by Anna Ver Hage, MSN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN, CNRN and Barbra Saaty, OTR, MS and Marsha Howell, CCC-SLP, MA and Anne Ahlman, MPT
(4.5 / 240 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Occupational Therapy (0.15 AOTA CEU)

Price: $27.00
CE-PRO Price: $13.50


Interprofessional teamwork is a contemporary approach to healthcare that assumes a working understanding of each team member’s roles and areas of expertise within the working group. This case-based article reflects the perspectives of four professionals with expertise in providing medical and rehabilitative services to an older adult who has experienced a left hemispheric stroke soon after having surgery for knee replacement. It explains the evaluation and intervention approaches and reasoning of a nurse, physical therapist, occupational therapist and speech-language pathologist, and considers how they work with one another, with other professional care providers, and with the patient and his/her family to provide excellent care during the rehabilitation process. By completing this module, you will be better prepared to function interprofessionally in an adult rehabilitation context.


The goal of this interprofessional continuing education module is to provide an overview of the roles and interactions among a nurse, physical therapist, occupational therapist and speech-language pathologist as they address the complex rehabilitation and medical needs of an older adult who has experienced a post-surgical ischemic stroke. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe the distinct and interactive roles of nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists who work in concert to address the immediate and long-term needs of an older adult patient with complex health problems
  • Articulate typical assessment and intervention approaches across the acute care and rehabilitation phases of treating an older adult patient who has experienced an embolic stroke
  • Explain how the roles and functions of an interprofessional healthcare team complement one another, requiring interprofessional communication and coordination of services
Content Level: Intermediate
Instructional Method: Online Course — Narrative
Content Focus
Domain of OT: Areas of Occupation
Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation
Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention
Accreditation Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists.
Occupational therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.
Relias LLC, is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Provider #4000. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (provider # FBN 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 4/1/2013
Date of Most Recent Review: 5/16/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 5/16/2019

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC 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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Janice J - Winter Haven, FL  ·  Oct 02, 2019
very comprehensive course
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Hui Y - apopka, FL  ·  Sep 15, 2019
It was a different format -to learn about stroke with multiple disciplines involved.
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GENEVA M - TAMPA, FL  ·  Sep 08, 2019
good information for OT's
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Edlyn S - Clearwater, FL  ·  Sep 05, 2019
The case study present was complex enough to address multiple aspects of health care and good interdisciplinary team approach to care to improve the patients functional outcome. Thank you
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WILLIAM T - League City, TX  ·  Aug 14, 2019
Very Educational and well designed.
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Price: $27.00
CE-PRO Price: $13.50