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Activities of Daily Living Bootcamp: Dressing

presented by Carrie Ciro, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

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Financial: Carrie Ciro receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.

Non-Financial: Carrie Ciro 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.

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The clothes we choose is highly individualistic and contributes to individual style and self-identity, as well as societal persona. People with acquired deficits in physical, cognitive, and visual skills can lose independence in dressing. In this course, you will learn how deficits influence dressing performance and consider how habit adaptations, environmental modifications, and interventions for person variables can maximize outcomes.

Meet Your Instructor

Carrie Ciro, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Dr. Carrie Ciro is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Oklahoma. She has over 20 years of clinical experience working with adults/older adults in a variety of settings, including skilled nursing, home health, and hospital care. Additionally, she has 18 years of academic experience teaching introductory-level…

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1. The Personal Meaning of Dressing

How, when, and where people dress is highly variable, culturally meaningful, and contributes to individualism. In this chapter, the instructor will highlight the habits, routines, and roles that contribute to the meaning of dressing for people with and without a disability.

2. Task-Specific Dressing Interventions for People with Limitations or Precautions in Lower Extremity Range of Motion

New limitations in physical skill and endurance can create disability in dressing. In this chapter, you will consider how limitations in lower extremity range of motion affect lower body dressing and apply adaptations/modifications to enhance success.

3. Task-Specific Dressing Interventions for People with Limitations in Fine Motor Skills and Strength

New limitations in physical skill and endurance can create disability in dressing. In this chapter, you will consider how limitations in strength and fine motor coordination affect dressing and apply adaptations/modifications to enhance success.

4. Task-Specific Dressing Interventions for People with Cognitive Limitations: Part One

New or slowly occurring limitations in cognitive and visual skills can create disability in dressing. In this chapter, you will consider how limitations in arousal, attention, sequencing, organization, and initiation affect grooming and apply adaptations/modifications to enhance success.

5. Task-Specific Dressing Interventions for People with Cognitive and Visual Limitations: Part Two

New or slowly occurring limitations in cognitive and visual skills can create disability in dressing. In this chapter, you will consider how limitations inappropriate object use, memory, low vision, and hemianopsia affect dressing and apply adaptations/modifications to enhance success.

6. Use of Clinical Reasoning to Combine Adaptations for Multiple Deficits

Many of the patients we see have multiple and complex areas of disability which may include physical, cognitive and/or visual issues. In this chapter, you will use clinical reasoning to consider when it is appropriate and complimentary to combine adaptations.

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