Overview

2 CEU points: Purchase access to the questionnaire on this open access journal article. You will be required to read the article and answer 10 multiple choice questions related to the article (you must get 70% and above to qualify for the 2 CEUs) . It is suggested that you scroll down and read the questionnaire prior to reading the article. When you are ready to answer the questionnaire – select “Start Quiz”. Please ensure that you enter your answers carefully. You can scroll backwards and forwards on the quiz and go back to check answers. However, once you submit the questionnaire – you cannot edit your answers or complete the questionnaire again. If you receive 70% or more, a “Print certificate button” will appear. You may then go ahead and print or save your CPD certificate. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to complete your task.  

Summary of this content:

The American Occupational Therapy Association has been advocating that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services consider functional cognition for inclusion in routine patient assessment in postacute care settings, with important implications for occupational therapy. These efforts have the potential to increase referrals to occupational therapy, emphasize the importance of addressing functional cognition in occupational therapy practice, and support the value of occupational therapy in achieving optimal postacute care outcomes.

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Description

Citation:

Giles GM, Edwards DF, Morrison MT, Baum C, Wolf TJ. Screening for Functional Cognition in Postacute Care and the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act of 2014. Am J Occup Ther. 2017;71(5):7105090010p1–7105090010p6. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.715001

Summary of this content:

The American Occupational Therapy Association has been advocating that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services consider functional cognition for inclusion in routine patient assessment in postacute care settings, with important implications for occupational therapy. These efforts have the potential to increase referrals to occupational therapy, emphasize the importance of addressing functional cognition in occupational therapy practice, and support the value of occupational therapy in achieving optimal postacute care outcomes.

Objectives of the course:

On completion of this CPD activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Discuss functional cognition.
  2. Discuss the importance of assessing functional cognition.
  3. Discuss performance-based testing and the role OT has in assessment and treatment.
  4. Discuss the benefits of performance-based testing with regards to functional cognition.