Breast Cancer Surgery: The Role of Occupational Therapy in Recovery
by Instructor: Amy Curran Baker, MA, OTR/L
Credentialed for: Physical Therapy CEU | ContinuingEducation.com

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Course Overview

Breast cancer treatment typically includes surgical intervention such as lumpectomy (breast-conserving surgery) or mastectomy. Occupational therapists can provide pre-teaching and post-surgical intervention when working with people who have breast cancer. This course focuses on surgical interventions for breast cancer, the impact of surgery on occupational performance, key recovery issues, and potential complications after surgery.

About the Course Author

Amy Curran Baker, MA, OTR/L, has over 20 years of occupational therapy experience.  She has numerous publications and speaking engagements about patients' recovery after mastectomy.

Amy Curran Baker, MA, 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

    1.00HOURS

    Relias Learning 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 1, 2.
    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 20-724354.
  • 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-ACU-0-OT38
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2020-03-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2019-08-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Define the role of occupational therapists (OTs) when treating clients recovering from breast cancer surgery.; Describe the implications of breast cancer surgery on occupational performance.; Identify current surgical options for breast cancer.; Identify key recovery issues and complications associated with breast cancer surgery.
  • Outline:

    Introduction

    Breast Cancer Surgery: Some Definitions

    Breast Reconstruction: What Is It, and What’s the Law?

    Implant Reconstruction

    Impact on Occupational Performance

    Postoperative Impact

    Long-Term Postoperative Recovery

    Key Recovery and Educational Issues

    Wound Care

    Drain Care

    Lymphedema Education

    Range of Motion and Positioning

    Prosthetics

    Sensation

    Complications

    Discussion

    Conclusion

     

     

  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: intermediate level Occupational Therapists; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • 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.
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