presented by Krista Covell-Pierson
Krista Covell-Pierson receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Krista Covell-Pierson 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.
Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD
Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD, owns an innovative private practice, Covell Care and Rehabilitation, which aims to help adult and older-adult clients become safer, more independent and engaged in the home and community through a unique and one-of-a-kind model. Krista developed this model from the ground up, and it allows clients to access OT, PT, SLP,…Read full bio
1. Home Health Interventions
This chapter provides an overview of the Person-Environment-Occupation model and evidence-based practices. Also covered is how to effectively manage scheduling clients and integrate telephone communication with them. The role of the dynamic between the client and caregiver will be discussed.
2. Understanding the Paperwork Process for OTs in HH
This chapter provides instruction on daily notes in home health, explains reassessments, and reviews discharge planning.
3. Team Collaboration and Enhancing Communication
This chapter reviews secure ways to communicate electronically, the value of joint visits and coordinating with aides. Therapists will understand how to enhance team meetings and case conferences. The importance of knowing the role of the RN in home health and communicating with them is also covered.
4. Working Together: COTAs and OTRs in HH
This chapter differentiates what a COTA's role is in home health versus an OTR. The value of a COTA and OTR working together is highlighted with communication tips included.
5. Q&A with Home Health Expert
This chapter includes a Q&A session with a home health expert to expand on topics discussed throughout the course.