Occupational Therapy: Adaptive Equipment (AE) and Durable Medical Equipment (DME)

15.00
Online
Learning Objectives:

  • Define adaptive equipment (AE) and durable medical equipment (DME).
  • Identify current insurance coverage options for AE and DME.
  • Describe OT and PT roles in AE and DME recommendations.
  • Demonstrate incidences of appropriate and inappropriate recommendations for AE and/or DME.
  • Examine environmental details of a patient’s discharge destination that would impact AE/DME recommendations.
  • Assess a patient’s cognitive function and its impact on AE/DME recommendations.
  • Evaluate a patient’s physical function and its impact on AE/DME recommendations.
  • Prepare an accessible list of AE/DME resources for low-income patients and their families/caregivers.
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Occupational Therapy: Adaptive Equipment (AE) and Durable Medical Equipment (DME)

15.00
Learning Objectives:

  • Define adaptive equipment (AE) and durable medical equipment (DME).
  • Identify current insurance coverage options for AE and DME.
  • Describe OT and PT roles in AE and DME recommendations.
  • Demonstrate incidences of appropriate and inappropriate recommendations for AE and/or DME.
  • Examine environmental details of a patient’s discharge destination that would impact AE/DME recommendations.
  • Assess a patient’s cognitive function and its impact on AE/DME recommendations.
  • Evaluate a patient’s physical function and its impact on AE/DME recommendations.
  • Prepare an accessible list of AE/DME resources for low-income patients and their families/caregivers.