Occupational Therapy: Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders in Occupational Therapy Practice, 2nd edition

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About the Author
Patricia Schaber, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, was a faculty practitioner and research coordinator in the Memory Clinic at the University of Minnesota Medical Center-Fairview, the clinical arm of the N. Bud Grossman Center for Memory Research and Care. She is an associate professor in the Program in Occupational Therapy at the University of Minnesota. She authored the 2010 Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Adults with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders and a chapter on
dementia in Occupational Therapy in Mental Health: A Vision for Participation. She currently serves on the Medical and Scientific Advisory Council for the Minnesota-North Dakota Chapter of the
Alzheimer’s Association. She was employed for 13 years in geriatric occupational therapy in long-term care, home health care, and activities programming. She has a PhD in family social science, with a minor in aging research, from the University of Minnesota. Patricia Schaber has disclosed that she has no significant financial or other conflicts of interest pertaining to this course book.

Occupational Therapy Planner: Elizabeth D. DeIuliis, OTD, MOT, OTR/L
The planner who worked on this continuing education activity has disclosed that she has no significant financial or other conflicts of interest pertaining to this course book.

Learning Objectives
  • Differentiate between Alzheimer’s disease and related neurocognitive disorders, including diagnostic criteria and brain neuroanatomy.
  • Identify the diagnostic considerations and medical management for Alzheimer’s disease.
  • List the risk factors and behavioral symptoms for Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Describe caregiver support and family-centered care for Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Describe the process used by occupational therapy professionals to screen and evaluate clients with Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Describe the interventions that occupational therapy professionals provide for clients with Alzheimer’s disease.
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Occupational Therapy: Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders in Occupational Therapy Practice, 2nd edition

39.95
About the Author
Patricia Schaber, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, was a faculty practitioner and research coordinator in the Memory Clinic at the University of Minnesota Medical Center-Fairview, the clinical arm of the N. Bud Grossman Center for Memory Research and Care. She is an associate professor in the Program in Occupational Therapy at the University of Minnesota. She authored the 2010 Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Adults with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders and a chapter on
dementia in Occupational Therapy in Mental Health: A Vision for Participation. She currently serves on the Medical and Scientific Advisory Council for the Minnesota-North Dakota Chapter of the
Alzheimer’s Association. She was employed for 13 years in geriatric occupational therapy in long-term care, home health care, and activities programming. She has a PhD in family social science, with a minor in aging research, from the University of Minnesota. Patricia Schaber has disclosed that she has no significant financial or other conflicts of interest pertaining to this course book.

Occupational Therapy Planner: Elizabeth D. DeIuliis, OTD, MOT, OTR/L
The planner who worked on this continuing education activity has disclosed that she has no significant financial or other conflicts of interest pertaining to this course book.

Learning Objectives
  • Differentiate between Alzheimer’s disease and related neurocognitive disorders, including diagnostic criteria and brain neuroanatomy.
  • Identify the diagnostic considerations and medical management for Alzheimer’s disease.
  • List the risk factors and behavioral symptoms for Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Describe caregiver support and family-centered care for Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Describe the process used by occupational therapy professionals to screen and evaluate clients with Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Describe the interventions that occupational therapy professionals provide for clients with Alzheimer’s disease.