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OT Assistant

COTA Skills 124
Working with Elders Who Have Had Cerebrovascular Accidents


  • Discuss cerebrovascular accidents by describing the major features of strokes affecting the main arteries of the brain
  • Discuss at least 3 considerations in the OT evaluation of elders who have had a stroke
  • Describe the sequence of facilitating midline alignment while elders are supine, sitting, and standing, and explain the steps to follow when transferring elders from a supine position to the edge of the bed or from a sitting to a standing position
  • Explain precautions for handling an elder's hemiplegic upper extremity

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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