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Pharmacology and its Effects on Occupational Performance

Presented by: Rashid Kashani
This course is intended for Occupational Therapists at any stage in their career.
Course Description:
This is a two day weekend course that will include:
- introduction to basic concepts of drug therapy and drugs commonly used by clients in rehabilitation settings
- an overview of factors affecting client medication choices, medication taking behaviours, metabolism and response
The focus will be the relationship between medication use and occupational performance.
Goal Statement:
This course will provide participants with an understanding of basic pharmacological concepts and their relationship to occupational performance issues relating to medication adherence, clients’ responses to medications and metabolism.
At the end of the course participants will be able to identify:
1. Basic pharmacological concepts
2. Medication issues that might affect interventions
3. The implications medication choices may have on occupational performance
Occupational Therapy Outcomes:
At the end of the course participants will be able to:
1. Understand the impact of a variety of medications on occupational performance
2. Describe and understand basic medication lists
3. Articulate medication issues for specific client conditions
4. Provide basic counseling to clients/families regarding medication issues that impact function
Transferable skills:
-Improved ability to function as an interdisciplinary team member
-Improved ability to grade therapeutic interventions considering potential medication effects on occupational performance.

Registration Fee - $350 

Mother Rosalie Health Services Centre
16930 87 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5R 4H5

This meeting is only held at the Mother Rosalie Health Services Centre and is not necessarily endorsed or supported by Covenant Health Group.

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