(CE742) Interprofessional Rehabilitation of People With Executive Function Impairment

CE742: 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 Accreditation Information This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists. Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit. For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.

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