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Is this my new normal? Adult Rehab SIS Spring Webinar

  • 9 Apr 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • zoom



Adult Rehabilitation SIS Spring Webinar

Via Zoom on April 9th 9-10:30am EST

1.5CEUs, Members $30, non members $45

Course Title:

Is This My New Normal? Recovery from the Long Haul of COVID-19 and Implications for Occupational Therapy Practitioners

This event is virtually held on zoom, it will be recorded.  Registrants can watch the event live on March 5th or after the session has concluded.  Zoom information will be sent in the days prior to the event. 



Jamie Wilcox, OTD, OTR/L

Associate Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy

Keck Medical Center of USC 

Course Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the common multi-system long-term sequelae of post-covid syndrome in adults and their implications for occupational performance.
  2. Outline occupational therapy assessment and targeted intervention strategies to address performance deficits and client factors commonly experienced by adults with post-covid syndrome (ie. cardiopulmonary dysfunction, fatigue, post-exertional malaise, brain fog and other neurocognitive impairments, generalized muscle weakness, depression, and anxiety).
  3. Apply occupational therapy treatment approaches to clinical case study discussions with consideration for the short and long term recovery goals of individuals recovering from post-covid syndrome.

Speaker Bio:
Dr. Wilcox works as an occupational therapist and lead clinician at Keck Medical Center of USC. She specializes in pulmonary, organ transplant and critical care rehabilitation. Her academic and clinical interests include occupational therapy interventions for patients living with acute and chronic lung diseases; post-intensive care syndrome; and early rehabilitation/mobilization for patients with severe critical illness. Since March 2020, Dr. Wilcox has been on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic caring for patients during and after hospitalization for acute COVID-19-related illness. In addition to her clinical duties, Dr. Wilcox teaches in the AOTA-sponsored OT Fellowship Program at Keck Hospital of USC, and mentors OTD doctoral residents and fieldwork students.
Dr. Wilcox completed her OTD doctoral residency at Keck Hospital of USC with a focus on occupational therapy’s role in palliative care. In 2019, she returned to the (virtual) classroom to pursue a Master’s of Public Health degree at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Dr. Wilcox was also recognized as a 2021 NBCOT Innovation Award recipient.



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