Course: Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics 1

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Course title Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics 1
Course code KFE/EG1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Blahovcová Olga, Mgr.
Course content
lectures: 1st Definition of the term gerontology and geragogy from the perspective of occupational therapy. 2nd The care of the elderly in the Czech Republic, legislation and application of occupational therapy. 3rd Occupational Therapy investigative methods in geriatric patients / clients. 4th Client x therapist relationship? in the perspective of occupational therapy. 5th Therapist client relationship ? in the perspective of occupational therapy. 6th Development of the occupational therapy program in geriatrics. 7th The therapeutic unit of geriatrics view ergoterapei. 8th The use of individual therapy in geriatrics from the perspective of occupational therapy. 9th The use of group therapy in geriatrics from the perspective of occupational therapy. 10th Individual therapy documentation writing.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Interactive lecture, Lecture with practical applications, Lecture with visual aids, Practicum
  • Contact hours - 33 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 40 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
After completing the course students are able to describe the basic philosophy of occupational therapy theory , apply occupational therapy approaches into clinical practice.
learning outcomes
Student describes the theoretical knowledge of general geriatrics and apply it in occupational therapy in eldery.
teaching methods
Lecture with visual aids
Interactive lecture
Practicum
Lecture with practical applications
assessment methods
Test
Skills demonstration during practicum
Recommended literature
  • Dvořáčková, Dagmar. Kvalita života seniorů : v domovech pro seniory. 1. vyd. Praha : Grada, 2012. ISBN 978-80-247-4138-3.
  • HOLMEROVÁ, Iva, Božena JURÁŠKOVÁ, Květa ZIKMUNDOVÁ a kol. Vybrané kapitoly z gerontologie. Praha: EV public relations, spol s.r.o., 2007. ISBN 978-80-2540-179-8.
  • Kalvach, Zdeněk. Geriatrie a gerontologie. Vyd. 1. Praha : Grada, 2004. ISBN 80-247-0548-6.
  • KASALOVÁ, Hana, Věra SCHIMMERLINGOVÁ. Problémy starých občanů se sníženou soběstačností. Bratislava: Výzkumný ústav práce a sociálních věcí, 1991. ISBN 978-80-7138-046-6.
  • Matoušek, Oldřich. Ústavní péče. Praha, 1995. ISBN 80-85850-08-7.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Care Studies Occupational Therapy (2014) Health service 3 Winter