With current research focusing on resilience factors that may impact the presentation and severity of Alzheimer's, occupational therapists have an opportunity to activate an elder's best defense against the effects of dementia. This course focuses on health promotion activities to deploy across any adult/older adult population interested in building cognitive resilience in individual, group, and community health—even oneself!
Course created on May 13, 2022
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Audio
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DC/1.0; DE/1.0; FL/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0 Category 2; LA/1.0; MA/1.0; MD/0.1; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MN/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NJ/1.0; NM/1.0; NV/0.1; NY/1.0; OH/1.0; OK/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WY/1.0
- After this course, participants will be able to list the top five resilience factors with an impact on cognitive health.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the evidence-based best approach to exercise for the older adult.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify which sleep factors link to dementia in recent literature.
|0-5 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|5-10 Minutes||Scope of Alzheimer’s dementia and differential diagnosis|
|10-20 Minutes||State of the science|
|20-30 Minutes||Identifying resilience factors|
|30-40 Minutes||Exercise & lifestyle approaches|
|40-55 Minutes||Sleep findings and factors|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Teresa Fair-Field is an occupational therapist with a BS from Pacific University in Oregon (1993) and an OTD doctorate from Chatham University (2016). She has worked throughout the lifespan from early intervention through acute settings, home health, elder health, and end-of-life care and has spoken on topics across the generations. She is a clinical assistant professor at the Baylor University OTD program and is a CDP certified dementia practitioner.
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