presented by Marlene Snow
Financial: Marlene Snow receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Marlene Snow has no competing non-financial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Marlene Snow, MS, OTR/L, SCLV
Marlene Snow, MS, OTR/L, SCLV graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1996 with a BS in Occupational Therapy. Marlene has worked in many settings, including long-term acute care, home health, school systems, and long-term care. She found her passion with low vision OT. Marlene received her Specialty Certificate in Low Vision through the AOTA…Read full bio
1. Occupational Therapist’s Role in Diabetes Management and Eye Conditions Associated with Diabetes
Diabetes management is a role in which OT naturally fits. We see clients in their natural environment and can make meaningful changes to help them cope with diabetes.
2. Healthy Eating, Medication, and Monitoring
OTs often focus on meal preparation and helping our patients to live healthy lives. Training patients with diabetes involves some special training for the generalist OT.
3. Adaptive Ways of Managing Diabetes
As OTs, we are constantly adapting activities for our patients. Diabetes management is no different. This portion will cover ways to adapt treatment for patients with diabetic problems.