This course will educate on different mental health diagnosis you may encounter when working in a geriatric setting, types of interventions to utilize with this population, and the benefits of these experiential activities. This course will also provide you with additional resources to aid in furthering your education, and intervention implementation, within geriatrics settings.
1) Identify at least 5 areas of concern that those 65 years and older may experience which can be improved or maintained with RT intervention.
2) Identify at least 6 disabilities or limitations an RT will commonly face when working within the geriatric setting
3) Identify at least 5 benefits of RT intervention within the geriatric population.
4) Learn 6 techniques to help aid in an effective geriatric RT session.