Ethnic Skin and Hair Care in Acute and LTC Settings
Presented by Tamara M. Goff, COTA/L
Course DescriptionThis course will explore techniques used to care for African American patients including shampooing, styling, and upkeep of the varying hair textures that you may encounter. Additionally, it will also explore skin care issues and how, as a rehab professional, to incorporate cultural ideals into everyday intervention and clients’ activities of daily living (ADLs).
Meet Your Presenter
- Therapy Insights is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# #05035. This Distance Learning-Independent and Distance Learning-Interactive is offered at .1 CEUs, introductory level, OT Service Delivery. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Describe ways to demonstrate care for ethnic hair during cleansing and styling.
- Describe the role of occupational therapists in assisting with ADLs in persons of varying cultural backgrounds.
- Describe differences in texture, absorbency, and elasticity of African American skin and hair.
- 0:00 - Overview of ADLs and social/emotional impact
- 0:10 - Introduction to African American hair
- 0:25 - Styling textured hair and skin care
- 0:40 - Case studies
- 0:55 - Q/A
- 1:00 - End course + quiz
Information is geared to practitioners with little or no knowledge of the subject matter. Focus is on providing general introductory information.
Live Course Information
Recorded Course Information
Instructor Financial Disclosures
- Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
Instructor Non-financial Disclosures
- Presenter is an African American whose hair is styled in microlocs.
Certificates of Completion
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