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Course Overview

Professionalism describes the standards for how occupational therapy professionals practice, behave with patients and colleagues, and maintain the core values that are fundamental for the delivery of patient-centered care. This module discusses the core components of professionalism in relation to the evaluation and treatment of older adults in post-acute care settings and how implementing these core values can improve team-based care and communication to maximize clinical outcomes.

About the Course Author

Christopher Meketansky OTR/L graduated from Stony Brook University in 2017 with a Master of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy. He received training in manual therapy, specialized treatment for individuals with degenerative neurological disorders and post-stroke neurorehabilitation. He has worked in skilled nursing and home healthcare settings with experience treating patients with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, balance impairments, and a myriad of other conditions impacting the older adult population.

Christopher Meketansky, MS, OTR/L discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests with: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as a Salaried Employee; Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor.

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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (9 Match)

  • American Occupational Therapy Association

    1.00HOURS

    Relias LLC is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

    Category: Professional Issues.

    This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours.
  • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy

    1.00HOURS

    This course has been approved by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for 1.0 contact hours, approval number 20-816838.
  • 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-RTS-0-PGOT
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2021-03-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2024-02-28
  • Learning Objectives:

    Choose the most appropriate professional actions to take when presented with two patient care scenarios.; Identify two different kinds of biases and how they can impact healthcare delivery.; Recognize how professionalism affects your care of older adults and their clinical outcomes.; Recognize the core values and principles for occupational therapy practitioners.
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction
    About This Course
    Learning Objectives
    Section 2: Professionalism in Occupational Therapy
    Defining Professionalism
    Professionalism with Clients
    The Code of Ethics
    Core Values
    Principles and Standards of Conduct
    Local, State, and Federal Law
    Review
    Summary
    Section 3: Reflective Practice for OT Practitioners
    An Introduction to Reflective Practice
    Reflective Practice Process
    Professionalism with Colleagues
    Early Career Practitioners
    Leadership
    Review
    Summary
    Section 4: Recognizing Bias in OT Practice
    Defining Bias and Discrimination
    Cultural Competence
    Ageism in Healthcare
    Review
    Summary
    Section 5: Professional Communication
    Effective Communication
    Build Rapport
    Interdisciplinary Collaboration
    Review
    Summary
    Section 6: Conclusion
    Summary
    Course Contributor
    Resources
    References
    Congratulations!
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Advanced, Entry, Intermediate 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.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    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.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    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.