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    Occupational Therapist

    Geriatrics 215

    Physiological and Neurological System Changes with Aging and Related OT Interventions


    • Describe how the aging process changes physiologic and neurologic functions relative to occupational performance
    • Describe common physiologic and neurologic disorders in older adults, particularly cardiac, respiratory, genitourinary, gastrointestinal, integumentary, and neurologic, their sequelae, and implications for OT practice
    • Discuss energy conservation, work simplification, and conditioning strategies that OTs typically use with aging adults to support occupational performance
    • Describe occupational-based interventions in the management of falls in the presence of physiologic and neurologic conditions
    • Discuss the psychological effects of physiologic and neurologic disorders in older adults

    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    $38.00 USD

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