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Activities of Daily Living (ADLs): Assessment and Intervention in the Clinic and at Home
Audio CD
$199.99 USD
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Product Details
Format:
Audio CD
Author:
JOSE RAFOLS, OTD, MHSA, OTR/L
Publisher:
Vyne Education
Copyright:
7/29/2011
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
AUD020089
Objectives
  • Identify how neuromotor dysfunction affects the patient's ability to perform BADLs, ADLs, and IADLs
  • Perform home assessments and create modifications that ensure safety while promoting progress
  • Integrate practical activities into ADLs for functional, occupation-based intervention
  • Apply a functional knowledge of ADLs and Instrumental ADLs to treat patients with varying diagnoses
  • Identify evaluation and treatment strategies for ADLs within neuromotor, cardio/pulmonary, and orthopedic rehabilitation
  • Recognize the need for proper feeding techniques for patients experiencing respiratory dysfunction
  • Discuss pediatric, adult, and geriatric considerations in the performance of daily living skills
  • Utilize assessment tools to help identify areas of the patient's environment that are potentially unsafe
  • Describe the impact of decreased mobility on performing self-care skills and functioning within specific areas of the home
  • Break down daily activities into components to help patients identify problem areas
  • Determine how to use adaptive equipment in the clinic and at home to improve ADL performance
  • Justify therapeutic interventions to other members of the health care team and third-party payers through proper documentation
Author

JOSE RAFOLS, OTD, MHSA, OTR/L

JOSE R. RAFOLS, OTD, MHSA, OTR/L, is a licensed occupational therapist with more than 28 years of experience in clinical orthopedics and 18 years of experience in upper extremity rehabilitation, hand–injuries, diabetic foot and wound care, neurological injuries, traumatic brain injury (TBI), geriatrics, and adult rehabilitation. He is president and owner of Therapeutic Home–Bound Services Corporation (THS–Corp), which provides tailored and personalized private occupational therapy services for South Florida.

Dr. Rafols retired from the U.S. Army Specialty Corps in February 2012 after serving more than 27 years of combined active and reserve duty in the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Army. Dr. Rafols has held the positions of Executive Officer 7217th MSU, Company Commander 324th VSH, and Chief and Assistant Chief of the Occupational Therapy Department at Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA. In 2011, Dr. Rafols returned from a 12–month combat deployment with the 101st Airborne Division's 3rd & 4th Brigade Combat Teams (BCTs) to Paktika Providence in Eastern Afghanistan. There he worked to set up and provide clinical rehabilitation for soldiers with post–blast injuries, ranging from mild–traumatic brain injury (TBI) to polytrauma.

Dr. Rafols is a seasoned instructor, having presented master's level instruction in the occupational therapy program at Florida International University in Miami, Barry University, and the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, as well as numerous international, national, and regional conferences. In addition, he is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Florida Occupational Therapy Association, Association of Caribbean Occupational Therapists, Reserve Officers Association, and American Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS); and writes for publications such as NEWS–Line for Occupational Therapists and COTAs and OT Practice. Dr. Rafols assumed a new position in July 2012 at South University, West Palm Beach, Florida, as the program director of a blinded Occupational Therapy Doctorate. His interests include growing tropical fruit in a small farm located in southwest Miami–Dade County and partnering with NGOs to empower underserved countries with clinical education and hands–on intervention.

Continuing Education Credits
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Audience
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Social Workers
  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Certified Nurse Assistants