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Articles for OT CEUs


Medication Management and Cognition

Jessica Crowe, OTD, OTR/L, Brooke Holland, OTD

June 19, 2017

This course will provide evidence-based strategies to promote improved medication management for clients with cognitive impairment. This course will include suggestions for evaluation and intervention...   Read More


The Importance of Self-Care: Caring For Yourself So You Can Care More

Erin Fritts, OTR/L, CHC

June 12, 2017

Stress and burnout for healthcare practitioners is a national epidemic. This course reviews practical approaches to reducing stress by focusing on what you can control, your reactions, which allows yo...   Read More

 


Supervising Assistants, Students, and Aides: Upholding Your Ethics in a Challenging Health Care Environment

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

June 7, 2017

This presentation will review the definitions of supervision as well as AOTA guidance related to supervising assistants, students, and aides in various healthcare environments. Real examples of common...   Read More


Evaluating Motor Recovery after Stroke: Application of the Fugl-Meyer Assessment for the Upper Extremity

Lisa Juckett, MOT, OTR/L

June 7, 2017

In the adult rehabilitation setting, occupational therapists are often responsible for addressing upper extremity dysfunction in the post-stroke population. Quantifying motor impairment through the us...   Read More

 


Speech Generating Devices: Determining Access

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 30, 2017

Augmentative Communication is often provided through Speech Generating Devices (SGDs). A wide variety of product options are available, yet all require the client to access the device itself. Access m...   Read More


Task Oriented Training at Home (TOTE Home)

Veronica T. Rowe, PhD, OTR/L, CBIST

May 24, 2017

This course will describe how to deliver task oriented training for hemiparesis after stroke in the home environment with the guidance of Motor Learning and Occupational Adaptation theories. It will g...   Read More


Fieldwork and Students with Disabilities

Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA

May 19, 2017

This course provides information about responsibilities for students with disabilities in fieldwork under the law. It looks at the roles and the responsibilities of faculty, academic institutions, fie...   Read More


The Role of OT in Pediatric Oncology

Laura Stimler, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, C/NDT

May 15, 2017

During this short course, emphasis will be placed on common types of pediatric cancer diagnoses, treatment, and rehabilitation implications specific to occupational therapy throughout the continuum of...   Read More


The Role of OT in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Laura Stimler, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, C/NDT

May 10, 2017

During this course, emphasis will be placed on common diagnoses, treatment, and rehabilitation implications specific to the pediatric intensive care unit setting. Attendees will be provided with relev...   Read More


Emerging Evaluation Tools for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

Jaclyn Stephens, PhD, MS, OTR/L, CBIS

May 8, 2017

In this course, I will introduce novel approaches for evaluating the behavioral and neural consequences of pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI). I will describe the clinical utility of interdiscipli...   Read More

 


Spanish for Occupational Therapists

Sara Pullen, PT, DPT, MPH, CHES

May 1, 2017

This course will introduce occupational therapists to basic Spanish grammar and vocabulary to assist them in communicating with Spanish-speaking patients. Participants will also learn to take a basic...   Read More


OT and PT Support for Literacy in Schools

Jean Polichino, MS, OTR, FAOTA

April 27, 2017

In order to support efforts to increase student participation and improve studentperformance in literacy activities, school-based occupational therapy and physical therapy practitioners must understan...   Read More


Rehabilitation of Mechanically Ventilated Patients and the Acute Care Setting

Sabina K. Gojraty, OTD, OTR/L, CBIS

April 25, 2017

Occupational therapy practitioners play an integral role in starting the rehabilitation process for patients. This course highlights key considerations applicable to the occupational therapist treatin...   Read More


Self-Regulation: Strategies for Student Success

Dena Bishop, OTR/L

April 24, 2017

This course will review basic knowledge of self-regulation and the process of assisting students in changing their arousal state. Case studies and trialed methods with be offered demonstrating user-fr...   Read More

  


Occupational Therapy's Role in Community Coalitions

Sean Getty, MS, OTR/L

April 19, 2017

This presentation will introduce the audience to the role of occupational therapy on a community-based coalition. Issues regarding substance abuse and community health and engagement will be discussed...   Read More

 


Spinal Cord Injury Assessment and Intervention (Part 2)

Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, OTD, CPAM, CKTP

April 11, 2017

This course will review the mechanics of spinal cord injury (SCI), the implications for function, and assessments and interventions essential to occupational therapy practice. Participants will be abl...   Read More


Spinal Cord Injury Assessment and Intervention (Part 1)

Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, OTD, CPAM, CKTP

April 7, 2017

This course will review the mechanics of spinal cord injury (SCI), the implications for function, and assessments and interventions essential to occupational therapy practice. Participants will be abl...   Read More


The Gift of Cancer: How Being An OT Has Taught Me To Embrace Living With A Terminal Illness

Janet Wright, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA

April 6, 2017

This lecture will discuss the importance of occupational performance when living with a terminal disease. The presenter will provide a first-hand account of what Cancer survivors endure and the distin...   Read More

 


Optimizing Interprofessional Education and Practice

Sandra Barker Dunbar, DPA, OTR/L, FAOTA

April 4, 2017

This presentation will provide information about the 2016 interprofessional collaborative standards, literature of evidence of best practice strategies and case examples of IPE and IPP. The audience w...   Read More


Yoga Therapy for COPD

Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500

April 2, 2017

This course provides an introduction to the use of yoga as an intervention tool for the treatment of COPD. An exploration of the benefits of yoga, it’s impacts on lung capacity and breathing. A look...   Read More