Occupational Therapy: Patients with History of Substance Use: OT and PTs Roles and Considerations for Treatment

15.00
Online
Course Content:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Describe current definitions and DSM-5 criteria for substance use disorders.
  • Recognize how substance use impacts functionality, including ADLs, IADLs and mobility.
  • Identify substance use disorder as a primary and as a secondary diagnosis for patients working with OT and PT.
  • Illustrate current stigmas and discomforts among therapists who work with patients with substance use disorder.
  • Investigate current treatment approaches used by PT and OT for patients with history of substance use disorder.
  • Compare interdisciplinary team members relevant to the plan-of care for patients with substance use disorder.
  • Construct an appropriate initial evaluation approach for patients with substance use disorder using provided assessment tools.
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Occupational Therapy: Patients with History of Substance Use: OT and PTs Roles and Considerations for Treatment

15.00
Course Content:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Describe current definitions and DSM-5 criteria for substance use disorders.
  • Recognize how substance use impacts functionality, including ADLs, IADLs and mobility.
  • Identify substance use disorder as a primary and as a secondary diagnosis for patients working with OT and PT.
  • Illustrate current stigmas and discomforts among therapists who work with patients with substance use disorder.
  • Investigate current treatment approaches used by PT and OT for patients with history of substance use disorder.
  • Compare interdisciplinary team members relevant to the plan-of care for patients with substance use disorder.
  • Construct an appropriate initial evaluation approach for patients with substance use disorder using provided assessment tools.