CE: Mind and Body Aspects of Practice - OT Refresher Course

Feeling frustrated with your patients/clients? Feeling frustrated with yourself? Reconnect with the basics of therapeutic use of self by exploring the psychosocial aspects of practice that influence the experience of both therapists and patients/clients. Concepts of mental and physical health, wellness, resilience and interpersonal style and approaches are emphasized to demonstrate how mind and body are inextricably connected to occupational engagement in anyone.


Course Objectives:

  • Understand the factors and trends influencing the larger profession from the perspectives of theory, reimbursement and client centered care.
  • Appreciate how your personal traits influence your practice
  • Understand how the experiences our clients influence your practice
  • Identity strategies to facilitate resilience in yourself and your clients. 
  • Identify the  principles of the Intentional Relationship Model and Relationship Based Care that can support therapeutic relationships and how to incorporate them.

Contact hours: 6
AOTA Continuing Education Units (CEUs): .6
NBCOT Professional Development Units (PDUs): 7.5
Level: Introductory
AOTA Classification CodesCategory 1: Occupational Therapy Service Delivery: Evaluation, Intervention, Outcomes. Category 3: Foundational Knowledge:  Sociocultural, Socioeconomic, Diversity Factors, and Lifestyle Choices.

The University of Minnesota is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, provider #7872.  This online course is  offered at 6 contact hours (.6 AOTA CEU's). Course level: Introductory level. Categories: Occupational Therapy Service Delivery; Foundational Knowledge. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


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