Life Care Planning

The University of Florida is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 5208. This distance learning is offered at .1 CEUs, intermediate educational level, category 1 – Domain of OT – Occupations/ IADL, category 2 – Occupational Therapy Process – Occupational performance. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

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Instructor

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Jamie Pomeranz, PhD, CRC, CLCP

In this course, the author provides an overview of life care planning as a case management tool for occupational therapy practitioners as well as other rehabilitation professionals. Definitions and roles for life care planning are included. The training also includes an overview of the methodology associated with life care planning practice.

Target Audience

This course is well-suited for occupational therapists as well as other professionals with a background in rehabilitation.

Educational Level

Intermediate: Information is geared to practitioners with a general working knowledge of rehabilitation and service delivery. Focus is on a basic understanding and application of the subject matter.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Define life care planning.
  • Explain the overall components and application of life care planning.
  • Discuss who are life care planners.
  • Describe the different venues where life care planning is practiced.
  • Describe the different topics included within a life care plan.
  • Describe the training process to become a life care planner.

AOTA Classification Codes

  • Category 1: Domain of OT – Occupations/ IADL
  • Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process – Occupational performance

Completion Requirements

0.1 AOTA CEUs (1 Contact Hour for State of Florida Occupational Therapy practitioners) will be awarded upon a successful completion of a multiple choice post-test. Participants will be able to print a certificate of completion after completing a short course evaluation in addition to the post-test.

Disclosure Statement

Instructors have stated that they have not received funding to support this training.

Instructional Methods

One (1) hour course during which the learner will view a streaming video presentation, reference PowerPoint® slides, and take a multiple choice post-test.