Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital – University Campus
3599 University Blvd South, Jacksonville, Florida 32216
This course will provide OTs and OTAs with current evidence-based literature that assists practitioners in identifying the appropriate screens, assessments and intervention approaches used for those neurological clients presenting with deficits in functional cognition. Relevant populations include, but are not limited to, ABI, TBI, CVA, NCD and other neurological populations with cognitive impairments impacting occupational performance. This course will include synthesis of current literature regarding cognitive strategies and approaches including use of neurofunctional approach, skill-habit training, and the CO-OP model. Participants will apply the didactic knowledge through use of case studies by demonstrating competency in administration of multiple performance-based cognitive assessments to facilitate integration into practice. Learning outcomes to be assessed by lab participation, class discussion and post-session quiz.
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
- Identify and describe at least 3 cognitive screens and/or assessments used to measure functional cognitive deficits impacting occupational performance
- Explain the purpose of and difference between cognitive screens and cognitive assessments identifying instances in which to use each
- Demonstrate the use of at least 2 performance-based cognitive assessments during simulated lab practice.
- Identify appropriate cognitive intervention strategies for presented clinical scenarios using case studies.
Course Education Level: Introductory
The information presented in this course is clinically relevant for Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapist Assistants clinicians.
Disclaimer: Registrations from individuals with clinical designations not listed in the intended audience for this course may be subject to removal from the course roster without a full refund. See Brooks IHL Course Policies and Procedures for details at Brooksihl.org. If you are unsure or have questions related to the intended audience, please email CEU@BrooksIHL.org and we will be happy to help clarify!