1. Define clinical presentation and three common characteristics of fibromyalgia (FMS) as it impacts quality of life (QOL).
2. Recognize the importance of an occupational therapy (OT) approach as an alternative to current practice methods.
3. Identify at least three effective EBP interventions within the scope of OT to address quality of life for individuals with FMS.
What is the evidence to support the effectiveness of interventions within the scope of OT on improving quality of life for adults diagnosed with fibromyalgia?
Handout with references at bottom of page.
Armstrong, OTS, Alyssa; Forkin, OTS, Jonathan; Jablonski, OTS, Emma; Moyer, OTS, Shelby; and Sager, OTS, Suzanne, "Reframe the Pain: A Systematic Review of Occupational Therapy Interventions to Promote Quality of Life for Adults with Fibromyalgia" (2016). Collaborative Research and Evidence shared Among Therapists and Educators (CREATE Day). Paper 45.