This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of social workers.
At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:
- Describe the six essential activities of daily living and know the instrumental activities of daily living and the impact of patient functioning.
- Summarize causes of limitation in activities of daily living and decline in activities of daily living.
- Review the commonly used instruments for measuring the basic and instrumental activities of daily living.
- Explain the role of the interprofessional team in managing and assessing patients with limited activities of daily living.
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- Authors: Peter F. Edemekong, Deb L. Bomgaars, Sukesh Sukumaran
- Editors: Caroline Schoo
- Editors-In-Chief: Mariana D'AmicoClover R. HutchinsonRyan R. Olson-Meyer
Chief Medical Reviewer: Caroline Schoo
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Sandra Coleman
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Bernadette M. Makar
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Dorothy Caputo
- Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Mark V. Pellegrini
- Physician Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Scott C. Dulebohn
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As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Continuing Education, Inc. is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on the courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive «Credits1» Clinical continuing education credits.
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