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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

 


Benefits of Infant Massage for Both Child and Caregiver

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

March 27, 2017

This introduction to Infant Massage will encompass setting the environment, initiating sessions and basic strokes. It will include an exploration of the benefits of Infant Massage for both child and c...   Read More


Using Groups To Improve Knowledge Of Sensory Processing Among Teachers and Parents

Bryan Gee, PhD, OTR, BCP

March 21, 2017

The aim of this presentation is to review content/curriculum used to enhance knowledge of sensory processing among teachers and parents. Additionally, evidence will be presented to support the use of...   Read More


Switch Assessment

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

March 16, 2017

Assistive technology provides independence in the areas of mobility, communication, education, vocation, and activities of daily living. To benefit from this technology, the client must be able to acc...   Read More


Wheelchair Seating for Kids: What's Different?

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

March 13, 2017

The goals of wheelchair seating are to provide adequate postural support, stability, alignment, function, and pressure relief. Children are not just miniature adults and additional factors must be con...   Read More

 


Learning Disorders: A Toolbox of Strategies

Cara Koscinski, MOT, OTR/L

March 13, 2017

Millions of children experience learning disorders. As occupational therapists we are poised to teach techniques that improve functional outcomes that continue throughout the lifespan. As such, provid...   Read More

  


Building Healthy Brains: Sensory Strategies for Optimal Brain Function & Postural Concerns

Cara Koscinski, MOT, OTR/L

March 7, 2017

Optimal function of our body occurs when our sensory and motor systems are strong and able to adapt to the demands of the environment. Today’s children often struggle with fidgeting, decreased atten...   Read More

 


Coaching: An Evidence Based Practice That Supports Participation And Efficacy

Winnie Dunn, PhD, OTR, FAOTA

February 22, 2017

There is a growing body of evidence indicating that coaching practices are an effective way to support children’s participation and parents’ sense of efficacy. In this session we will review the c...   Read More

   


Hippotherapy: A Tool To Achieve Occupational Therapy Treatment Goals

Barbara Smith, MS, OTR/L

February 15, 2017

Hippotherapy is a uniquely, exciting and effective intervention that involves using a horse as a tool to achieve therapeutic goals. Occupational therapists can use the emotional bond between rider and...   Read More

     


Empowering OTAs To Be Exceptional Fieldwork Educators

Amy Mahle, MHA, COTA/L

February 6, 2017

OTAs may be initially unsure if they are prepared for the responsibility of hosting and training a fieldwork student. Through this course, participants will learn strategies to effectively educate the...   Read More


Fun, Practical, Client-Centered Activities to Encourage Social Emotional Development in Pediatric Practice

Nicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L

February 1, 2017

This course emphasizes social emotional learning (SEL) to promote successful occupational participation and performance for children. Social emotional learning emphasizes the process of how children d...   Read More

  


New SNF Quality Measures: How OTs Can Boost Facility Performance

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

January 24, 2017

This session provides a detailed overview of the six new quality measures and their impact on 5-Star Quality Rating. Attention is given to those measures related to successful community discharge, sho...   Read More

 


Sensory Profile 2: What's New And What Stayed The Same?

January 20, 2017

There is always trepidation when an assessment we have come to rely on gets updated. In this session we will discuss the changes in the Sensory Profile 2 and illustrate the best ways to use the new in...   Read More

  


Self-Catheterization: OT Considerations

Rachel Galant, MSNM, OTR/L

January 18, 2017

This course will review different patient populations who may use self-catheterization and how nurses and OTs can be a great team in this training process. It will be important to discover if a patien...   Read More


Getting a Grip on Research Writing and Scholarship

Rondalyn V. Whitney, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

January 16, 2017

This course will educate individuals on the structural conventions of scholarly writing and what the common research publication guidelines are. Participants will learn about the inner journey of writ...   Read More


Getting A Grip On Research

Rondalyn V. Whitney, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

January 13, 2017

The presentation aims to review and simplify the strategies used in thinking about research, connecting the clinician’s knowledge to steps of research methodology. Participants should have some know...   Read More