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Introduction to Geriatric Rehabilitation


Contact Hours: 18

Length: Self-paced

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This course is designed to improve the participant’s understanding of what Geriatric Rehabilitation entails, what are age-related changes versus physiological changes, how to address these changes, and how to implement Evidence-Based Practice. The material will provide participants with the basic principles of geriatric rehabilitation and provide a foundation for future courses in the curriculum.

Course Objectives/Outcomes

By the end of the course, a successful learner will be able to:

  • Translate the evidence informed practice to the Geriatric Care Model
  • Describe how the International Classification of Function (ICF) Model can be integrated into clinical practice
  • Identify the role of ageism and its impact on the healthcare system and opportunities for aging in place for older adults
  • Identify the multiple roles and appraise the value of the physical and/or occupational therapist on the interprofessional medical team
  • Differentiate between pathological and physiological aging in the cardiopulmonary, neuro-cognitive, integumentary, and musculoskeletal systems and their impact on rehabilitation
  • Explain the role of physical activity in managing physiological effects of age and lifestyle-related decline on multiple body systems.



Evidence In Motion is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. By taking an EIM continuing education course designed for OTs/OTAs you may qualify for AOTA CEUs. *The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

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CEU and Cancellation Policy

If you are in need of a disability-related accommodation, please contact us here. We will process requests for reasonable accommodation and will provide reasonable accommodations where appropriate, in a prompt and efficient manner. For more information please see the Accommodation Procedures for Participants with Disabilities.

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