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Goal and Learning Outcomes

The goal of this executive function impairment interprofessional continuing education module is to provide an overview of the roles and interactions among a nurse, physical therapist, occupational therapist and speech-language pathologist as they address the complex rehabilitation and medical needs of an older adult who has experienced neurological dysfunction. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe the distinct and interactive roles of nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists who work in concert to address the immediate and long-term needs of an adult patient with executive function impairment
  • Articulate typical assessment and intervention approaches across the rehabilitation phases of treating an adult patient who has experienced conditions associated with executive function impairment, including traumatic brain injury; cerebrovascular accident; and anoxic brain injury; and neurological diseases, such as Alzheimer disease
  • Explain how the roles and functions of an interdisciplinary healthcare team complement one another, requiring interprofessional communication and coordination of services

Course Termination/ Update Date : 09/16/2018

Course Originally Released on : 09/16/2015

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Accreditation Information

NURSES

In support of improving patient care, OnCourse Learning is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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