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 Therapy and Medication Management
This chapter will describe OT practitioner’s role in medication management. All healthcare professionals have a role to play in helping clients effectively manage medication. We will discuss available evaluations that can be used to assess your client’s skills with medication management.
2. Medication Management Adaptations
This chapter will discuss setting up a pill planner that will fit the needs of your client. We will show how to mark medication bottles correctly to decrease confusion. You will learn about the latest devices and apps to make medication management easier for your client.
3. Medication Risks and Ways to Decrease Harm
This chapter we will discuss potentially harmful drugs for seniors. We will discuss increased risk of falls associated with certain drugs. We will review several new techniques to increase understanding of medication.