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OT Assistant

Geriatrics 223

Theoretical Models Relevant to Gerontological Occupational Therapy Practice


  • Identify theories and models of aging; gain understanding of the validity of and exceptions to universal applications of each theory
  • Envision possible applications of theories and models of aging to OTs’ gerontology-based practice
  • Interpret perspectives/theories of aging from an occupational viewpoint
  • Interpret information derived from aged persons themselves regarding their views on elements of successful aging
  • Compare similarities between the development of the disciplines of gerontology and OT
  • Discuss attempts to define and identify successful aging from a variety of viewpoints

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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