Occupational Therapy Approaches for Neurocognitive Disorders Refresher Course

This online course is designed for occupational therapists who are interested in learning about the role of an OT working with older adults with cognitive disorders, specifically Alzheimer's disease. This course will provide a background on the OT domain and process from the Practice Guidelines for the practitioner returning to the field or those interested in switching to practice with this population. It will cover the occupational therapy process of referral, evaluation, documentation, intervention planning and discharge. The course will also inform the learner about family-centered care, communicating with the individual with cognitive loss, and ethical considerations in practice.