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Anxiety Disorders - OT175

Anxiety Disorders

by Debora A Davidson, PhD, OTR/l
OT175
(4.3 / 1252 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Occupational Therapy (0.20 AOTA CEU)

ONLINE
Price: $34.00
CE-PRO Price: $17.00

Summary:

Anxiety can be mild, moderate, or severe, or even escalate to panic. While mild anxiety may be protective, a severely anxious person is so focused on specific details that he or she can’t think of anything else, and behavior becomes directed toward relieving the anxiety. Panic is associated with loss of control and a sense of dread, with increased motor activity, reduced ability to relate to others, and distorted perceptions. The risk factors that contribute to this condition are complex and include genetics, brain chemistry, personality, and life events. The goal of this continuing education program is to update healthcare professionals’ clinical knowledge about changes in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition: DSM-5 regarding the current classification of anxiety disorders and screening, identifying, and treating the most common types of anxiety disorders.  

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education program is to update the clinical knowledge of therapists about screening, identifying, and treating the most common types of anxiety disorders. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Define anxiety versus fear
  • Describe DSM-5 anxiety disorder classifications and symptoms
  • Identify risk factors for anxiety disorders and selected medical conditions where anxiety is present
  • Identify a general anxiety disorder (GAD) screening tool
  • Describe pharmacological and occupational therapy interventions
 
Content Level: Intermediate
Instructional Method: Online Course — Narrative
 
AOTA Classification:
Domain 1: Client factors
Domain 2: Performance skills
Process 3: Intervention
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, dietitians/nutritionists, health educators, occupational therapists and social workers.
 
Occupational Therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.ContinuingEducation.com. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Relias LLC, is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Provider #4000. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (provider # FBN 50-1489).
 

Course Originally Released on: 2/20/2017
Date of Most Recent Review: 2/20/2017
Course Termination/Update Date: 2/20/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

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Michelle M - oldsmar, FL  ·  Jun 17, 2019
I highly enjoyed this course because I was able to revisit the topic about anxiety. I re-learned vital information that I can continue to apply to my practice.
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Erica D - Winfield, PA  ·  Jun 13, 2019
Excellent course about anxiety
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Kristin S - Allentown, PA  ·  Jun 09, 2019
Great information in short form.
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Kathleen L - Lewisville, NC  ·  Jun 03, 2019
yes good material. Presented well. easy to understand
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Hillary W - Durham, NC  ·  May 27, 2019
infromative but not very practical
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ONLINE
Price: $34.00
CE-PRO Price: $17.00