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Cerebral Palsy and Post-Op Treatment
Presented by Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #3437 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will cover potential upper extremity surgeries for the individual with Cerebral Palsy, post-operative therapy protocols and anticipated functional changes related to the surgeries.
Chair Yoga for Every-Body
Presented by Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500
Live WebinarTue, Aug 22, 2017 at 10:00 am EDT
Course: #3432 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will provide introductory information for seated chair yoga for patients of all ages and abilities.
Accessibility Consultation, Environmental Modifications, and Universal Design
Presented by Shoshana Shamberg, OTR/L, MS, FAOTA
Live WebinarThu, Aug 24, 2017 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #3354 Level: Advanced2 Hours
Accessibility consultation is a growing specialty for medical and design/build professionals. This training program provides a common language and understanding of the specialized knowledge and skills needed to implement a team approach to service delivery. Crucial knowledge includes UD design principles, legislative compliance, design/build problems/solutions, and specialized products to promote safety, independence and quality of life for both caregivers and consumers. Using case studies and a multi-media format, practical applications and problem solving strategies using a team bulding approach will be presented to help eliminate environmental barriers using universal design principles.
Management of Less Common Neurological Disorders
Presented by Amber L. Ward, MS, OTR/L, BCPR, ATP/SMS
VideoAudio
Course: #3409 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Many times the OT practitioner may come across less common neurological conditions in their clients, and be unsure as to precautions and management. This course will provide an overview of uncommon progressive and static neurological conditions and OT practitioner management.
Aquatic Therapy Basics - Principles and Benefits
Presented by Kathleen Dwyer, OTR/L, CHT
Live WebinarTue, Aug 29, 2017 at 10:00 am EDT
Course: #3407 Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
Aquatic Therapy Basics will focus on why we use water as a modality in our clinics. We will discuss the principles of water and how these impact our treatments. We will learn the contraindications, precautions and how the major systems of the body are impacted by the principles of water. Finally, we will discuss the therapeutic benefits of the use of water with a case study review.
Importance of Penmanship - Cursive
Presented by Dena Bishop, OTR/L
Video
Course: #3373 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This presentation will identify the multiple benefits to cursive writing, examine the various obstacles to cursive writing, and compare and contrast popular cursive writing programs. Participants will be able to effectively communicate with school staff of the importance of cursive writing versus keyboarding in the curriculum.
Importance of Penmanship - Printing
Presented by Dena Bishop, OTR/L
Video
Course: #3372 Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
This presentation will examine the skills necessary for handwriting success, compare popular handwriting programs and identify modifications and adaptations that can be used next day in the classroom. Participants will be able to effectively communicate the importance of penmanship in schools and provide the best programs and accommodations to make students successful.
Achieving Health Equity for LGBTQ People
Presented by Alex Keuroghlian, MD, MPH
Video
Course: #9098 Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
Engagement of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) populations is critical to providing culturally-responsive care and population-based health to reduce health disparities. This session provides an overview of LGBTQ health disparities, demographics, and terminology, as well as key strategies for bringing high quality care to LGBTQ people at health centers and other health care organizations. Participants will also learn about inclusive and effective communication with LGBTQ patients.
Beyond the Basics - Putting Aquatic Therapy into Practice
Presented by Kathleen Dwyer, OTR/L, CHT
Live WebinarTue, Sep 5, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT
Course: #3408 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
Beyond the Basics will take one step further from our basic’s course and give you resources to put aquatic therapy into practice today. We will get into the details of how you can greatly impact your patients with the use of aquatic therapy in your treatment plans. We will gather new tools for the old tool box and learn how to use the water with your appropriate patients. We will discuss the importance of how you document aquatic therapy so that the insurance companies continue to reimburse for these services.
Evaluating the Wrist: Back to the Basics
Presented by Rachel Pigott, OTR/L, CHT
Live WebinarWed, Sep 6, 2017 at 10:00 am EDT
Course: #3423 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This webinar will introduce the learner to the basic tenets of wrist evaluation. Attendees will learn to decide which testing is appropriate based upon patient report and symptoms guided by knowledge of anatomical structures. In addition, interpretation of findings will be examined in order to develop an appropriate client centered plan of care.