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When Pharmacotherapy Meets Occupational Therapy

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When Pharmacotherapy Meets Occupational Therapy

$30 (Free for TNOTA Members)
1.5 Contact Hour

This course is created by the Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association.

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In this presentation, the speaker reviews common medications that may impact patient participation in occupational therapy sessions, such as those that may cause sedation, fall risk, or cognitive impairment. The concept of polypharmacy and how it can impact patient experience of medications will be discussed. Ways that an occupational therapist might have a positive impact on a patient’s medication regimen will be explored, in order to promote interdisciplinary care.

Target Audience: Occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, occupational therapy students

Presented by: Bethany Murphy, PharmD, BCACP, BC-ADM
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Learning objectives
After completion of this occupational therapy continuing education course, participants will be able to:
  • List classes of medications that can impact patient participation in rehabilitation therapy sessions
  • Identify the impact of polypharmacy on patient tolerability of medications
  • Explore ways occupational therapy can impact pharmacotherapy
Instructor bio
Bethany Murphy, PharmD, BCACP, BC-ADM
TNOTA Guest Instructor

Bethany Murphy is a faculty member in the Union University College of Pharmacy. She is a pharmacist who is board certified in ambulatory care pharmacy, as well as in advanced diabetes management. Bethany role consists of teaching in the classroom and lab settings on campus, as well as in clinical practice at the Jackson Clinic, where she focuses on assisting patients and providers with management of chronic disease states, such as diabetes and heart failure.

Completion Requirements
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In order to receive the certificate of completion, participants must meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • Complete payment or TNOTA membership log in for course enrollment
  • View the recorded presentation  for the full duration
  • Pass the course exam with a score of 80% or greater
Please note that no credit or certificate will be issued unless all criteria is met.  Partial credit will not be issued.  
cancellation policy
Live Courses and Webinars
Learner cancellations: In the event that the learner requests to cancel or is unable to attend a course, a refund for the total paid for the course will be granted if Aspire OT is notified via email at within 10 business days prior to date of the scheduled course, minus a non-refundable registration fee of 25% of registration price.  If the learner provides notification of cancellation less then 10 business days prior to the scheduled course, the learner will be offered the opportunity to attend the same webinar on an alternate date or enrollment in the recorded on-demand version of that webinar, instead of a refund.  

No refunds will be issued after a course has been attended for more than 30 minutes.  Partial credit will not be issued.  

Provider cancellations: 
In the event of inclement weather or other event resulting in the inability for a live course to be provided within the scheduled time, learners will be offered an alternate date or a full refund for registration paid.
On-Demand web Courses 
Web courses will remain available to learners for 1 year. No refunds will be available for web courses that have been attended or viewed for greater than 30 minutes. In the event of a refund, the learner will be unenrolled in the course immediately upon issuance of a refund. No refunds will be issued for any course in which a certificate has been issued.  

Course Author

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This occupational therapy continuing education course is being offered as part of Aspire OT's State Association Partnership Program. This course is free for TNOTA Members.