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OT Assistant


COTA Skills 127

Working with Elders Who Have Orthopedic Conditions


2.0

  • Identify 3 causes of fractures in the elder population
  • Identify terminology related to fractures and their management
  • Describe 3 precautions required after a hip pinning and implications of such a procedure relative to occupational performance
  • Describe the precautions required after a total hip replacement and the implications of such a procedure relative to occupational performance
  • Identify adaptive equipment and modified methods of performance that benefit elders with hip fractures
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and gout
  • Describe the effects of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and gout on occupational performance
  • Explain the principles of joint protection, work simplification, and energy conservation

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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