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Telehealth for Occupational Therapy

Course #: 014-1321

Price: $11.25

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OT Mastery is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID#05184. This Distance Learning-Independent activity is offered at 0.125 CEUs, Intermediate, Professional Issues. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA or indicate AOTA approval of a certification or other professional recognition.

Please Note: This course has varying hours depending on the type of credit you need. See Below.

  • Florida Board Of Occupational Therapy: 1.00 Hours
  • North Dakota State Board of Occupational Practice: 1.00 Hours
  • All Other Organizations: 1.25 Hours
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CEU Course Description

In this course, therapists will learn about the ins and outs of telehealth within occupational therapy. This includes but is not limited to regulations, licensure requirements, documentation, and reimbursement. This also includes clinical considerations such as how to tailor sessions for individuals with low attention or limited resources as well as equipment needed and evidence for the use of telehealth in each major practice area. This course will give occupational therapists a comprehensive view of the clinical and non-clinical considerations related to telehealth to make them more prepared before entering this emerging practice area.

CEU Course Objectives

  1. Define telehealth OT and what evidence exists for this practice area.
  2. Compare and contrast the populations and contexts where telehealth OT can be used.
  3. Recognize the considerations that substantially impact care delivery in each setting.
  4. Given considerations such as cognitive impairments and lack of environmental support, identify ways to implement quality care in light of considerations.
CEU Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Section 1: Rules and Regulations
  • Section 2: Additional Considerations
  • Section 3 Goals of Telehealth
  • Section 4: Available Evidence
  • Section 5: Applications
  • Case Studies
  • References 

Author: Brittany Ferri, OTRL, PhD, CPRP

Educational Level: Intermediate

Course Category: Professional Issues

Target Audience: Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants 

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Course Date: 2022-08-05

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