SV06: Effective Strategies in Home Care Management and Adaptations
Presented By: Kent Nelson Tigges, M.S., OTR, FAOTA, FHIH; William M. Marcil, M.S., OTR, FAOTA; Joanne Nigro, OTR; Virginia Davis, C.O.

8 Contact Hours - 0.80 CEUs - 8.00 PDUs
$55.00 per person
Course Description
This CEU program consists of 6 streaming videos and a PDF Book.

Home Care Needs and Techniques

Presented by Kent Nelson Tigges, M.S., OTR, FAOTA, FHIH and William M. Marcil, M.S., OTR, FAOTA
This video demonstrates and discusses important issues in home care. Home care concerns including adaptation to the home environment, positioning and bed exercises, transfers, and safety issues.

Adaptive Homemaking and Energy Conservation

Presented by Joanne Nigro, OTR. This video is a complete guide to homemaking adaptations and meal preparation. Meal preparation and planning, energy conservation techniques, and adaptive devices for stress reduction on joints are presented.

Adaptive Dressing Techniques for the Adult Patient

Presented by William M. Marcil, M.S., OTR, FAOTA. This video demonstrates dozens of adaptive dressing aids for both men and women. Training procedures, dressing devices, adaptive ideas for self-dressing are presented and demonstrated.

Home Care Needs in the Bathroom

Presented by Kent Nelson Tigges, M.S., OTR, FAOTA, FHIH.This video discusses bathroom safety and how to adapt the bathroom for safe functional use. Bathroom safety issues, adaptations for the bathroom, choosing proper adaptive equipment are presented and demonstrated.

Personal Home Care Issues: Mastectomy; Circulation; Incontinence

Presented by Virginia Davis, C.O. This video discusses special needs and various products that can assist the patient to manage these issues. Management of incontinence, management of circulation problems, using and selecting breast prosthesis are discussed.

The Use of Adaptive Equipment for Object Manipulation and Devices for Medical Management & Assistive Feeding for the Adult

Presented by Joanne Nigro, OTR. This video demonstrates the use of adaptive equipment and how to choose the correct device to increase manipulation abilities. Door knob openers, car adaptations, scissors, power tool adaptations, light switches, and other adaptations are presented and demonstrated. In addition this video demonstrates various adaptive feeding devices to improve independence in feeding and additional devices and strategies to assist the adult to manage medication needs.

Caring for Someone in Your Home

Presented by Kent Nelson Tigges, M.S., OTR, FAOTA, FHIH, William M. Marcil, M.S., OTR, FAOTA and C. J. Alterio, OTR. Rehabilitation for adults with disabilities is progressively moving toward shorter hospital stays and more home care situations. All too often patients and families are unprepared for the challenge of caring for a loved one at home. The text addresses basic home care needs of the patient, including adaptations to the home, adaptive equipment, and managing the decision making process. These resources provide the caregiver and the home care therapist with valuable problem-solving tips on issues influencing daily bed care , dressing, bathroom safety, and adaptive homemaking.
Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the basic issues involved in home care management.
2. Describe ways in which homemaking can be more energy efficient.
3. Describe various adaptive dressing aids and how they can assist the client toward independence.
4. Describe specific ways to improve bathroom safety.
5. Describe basic personal care issues and their solutions.
6. Describe object manipulation devices and management strategies for home care.
7. Describe strategies for managing and organizing the home for safe and effective home care.
Seminar Level
Level I Introductory/no prerequisites required.
AOTA Domain of OT Category 1, Texas CE Type 2, NBCOT PDUs, approved by the New York PT Board, California PT Board and the Illinois PT Board. For other State PT Board approvals click on CEU Course Approvals on the CEU Course Listing Page.
High Speed Internet Connection Required. Wireless connections may not be consistently fast enough to watch long video files. You may need to have your computer connected directly to your high speed modem via an internet cable.
Target Audience
Occupational, physical, speech therapists, certified athletic trainers, and other rehabilitation specialists. For special needs requests please contact us by phone or email. Phone 575-526-0012. Fax 575-526-0014.
Order Options
This course is only available online.
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