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Occupational Therapist

Geriatrics 235

Intradisciplinary and Interdisciplinary Processes in Gerontological Care


  • Identify the value of the interdisciplinary team model as it relates to older adults
  • Discuss and differentiate the different types of teams and the significance of each
  • Explain the OT/COTA intraprofessional role delineation process and expectations in geriatric/gerontologic settings
  • Identify the most common goals of health-care teams
  • Identify and discuss the stages of team development
  • Identify five components of behavior necessary to create effective health-care teams
  • State how “good” teams develop and remain relevant
  • Discuss team communication and its importance as it relates to effective and efficient teaming
  • Discuss leadership roles of working with health-care team change
  • Discuss conflict as it relates to teams
  • Discuss the characteristics of effective teams outlined by Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training
  • Discuss how health-care teams are assessed

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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