Course: Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics 2

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Course title Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics 2
Course code KFE/EG2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Summer
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 The use of creative activities, techniques and analysis activities in geriatrics from the perspective of occupational therapy. 2nd The use of elements supporting therapy in geriatrics from the perspective of occupational therapy. 3rd Theories of memory training in geriatrics from the perspective of occupational therapy. 4th Prevention of falls in geriatrics from the perspective of occupational therapy. 5th Prevention of immobilization syndrome from the perspective of occupational therapy. 6th The problem of incontinence in geriatrics from the perspective of occupational therapy. 7th Occupational therapy for the most common diagnoses in geriatrics- psychological changes. 8th Occupational therapy for the most common diagnoses in geriatrics- physical and sensory problems in old age. 9th Occupational therapy for the most common diagnoses in geriatrics- rheumatological diseases. 10th Occupational therapy for the most common diagnoses in geriatrics- orthopedic disorders. 11th Occupational therapy for the most common diagnoses in geriatrics- cardiovascular diseases. 12th Application of occupational therapy and work with people in a terminal condition. tutorials: 1st Application of creative activities and techniques in geriatric practice 1 2nd Application of creative activities and techniques in geriatric practice 2 3rd Application of analysis activities in geriatric practice from the perspective of occupational therapy. 4th Application features music therapy in geriatric practice from the perspective of occupational therapy. 5th Application of the elements of art therapy in geriatric practice from the perspective of occupational therapy. 6th Animotherapy in geriatric practice. 7th Zootherapy in geriatric practice- canisterapie. 8th Zootherapy in geriatric practice- feline therapy. 9th Application of reminiscence therapy in practice 1 10th Application of reminiscence therapy in practice 2 11th Prevention of falls in practice. 12th Application of occupational therapy methods with people in the terminal stage in practice

Learning activities and teaching methods
Interactive lecture, Lecture with practical applications, Lecture with visual aids, Practicum
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 24 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Student describes the theoretical knowledge of general geriatrics and apply it in occupational therapy in eldery.
learning outcomes
After completing of this course student can learn the introductory theoretical knowledge in basic diagnoses in geriatrics and apply practical methods in occupational therapy practice in geriatric patients / clients.
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 Summer