This week, Natalie and Jessica interview Phuong Nguyen about the changing acuity of patients in hospital and rehabilitation settings. We discuss reasons for this change, as well as the effects on OT practice across the continuum of care. We also discuss how OTs can prepare to meet the needs of our more complex patients.
- Learner will understand the reasons for changing acuity of patients in hospital settings.
- Learner will identify how changing acuity effects OT practice across the continuum of care.
- Learner will identify ways to adapt OT practice to meet the needs of more complex patients.
Distance Learning: Independent
.05 AOTA CEU (½ contact hour)
|AOTA Classification Codes||
Client Factors, Funding Approaches/Issues, Performance Patterns
|Course Completion Requirements||
Completion of the podcast episode, Completion of the post-course test with 100% accuracy
Jessica Kersey, OTR, Natalie Barnes, OTR
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants