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Breast Cancer Surgery: The Role of Occupational Therapy in Recovery  - OT38

Breast Cancer Surgery: The Role of Occupational Therapy in Recovery

by Amy Curran Baker, MA, OTR/L
OT38
(4.8 / 41 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Occupational Therapy (1.00 AOTA CEU)

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Summary:

Breast cancer treatment typically includes surgical intervention such as lumpectomy (breast-conserving surgery) or mastectomy. Occupational therapists can provide pre-teaching and post-surgical intervention when working with people who have breast cancer. This course focuses on surgical interventions for breast cancer, the impact of surgery on occupational performance, key recovery issues, and potential complications after surgery.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education course is to provide occupational therapists with information on surgical interventions for breast cancer, the impact of surgery on occupational performance, key recovery issues, and potential complications after surgery. After completing this course, you will be able to:
  • Identify current surgical options for breast cancer.
  • Describe the implications of breast cancer surgery on occupational performance.
  • Identify key recovery issues and complications associated with breast cancer surgery.
  • Define the role of occupational therapists (OTs) when treating clients recovering from breast cancer surgery.
 
Content Level: Intermediate
Instructional Method: Online Course — Narrative
 
Content Focus
Domain of OT: Client factors
Domain of OT: Performance patterns
OT Process: Intervention
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
The course is intended for occupational therapists
 
Relias LLC is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy and Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy (provider # 50-1489).
 

Course Originally Released on: 6/5/2019
Date of Most Recent Review: 6/5/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 6/5/2022

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC 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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Michele V - Arlington, TX  ·  Aug 16, 2019
Good information and all encompassing education in OT for breast cancer.
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Maryn S - Lumberton, NJ  ·  Aug 12, 2019
Very informative and easy to read!
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Dara B - Fleetwood, PA  ·  Aug 08, 2019
excellent course. will recommend to all OT/PT professionals in my department
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Sabrina M - PHILADELPHIA, PA  ·  Aug 04, 2019
informative, easily understood
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MARGARITA B - new york, NY  ·  Jul 28, 2019
very good, I found this materials very helpful, thank a lot for the courses provided to every one in the facility, and we are very preciatted for that
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