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Articles for OT CEUs

Intro to Health Equity for LGBTQ+ People

Elisabeth Bahr, OTD, MS, OT/L

May 25, 2023

The experts at OccupationalTherapy.com offer an overview of health equity as it pertains to LGBTQ+ people.   Read More


Reframing Autism From A Neurodiversity-Affirming Perspective Podcast

Katherine McGinley, OTDS, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

May 22, 2023

The autistic community wants healthcare professionals to switch to neurodiversity-affirming practices. What would neurodiversity-affirming practices look like, and how can occupational therapy practit...   Read More

   


Supporting Pediatric Engagement In Community Mobility

Wendy Stav, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

May 10, 2023

Community mobility concerns and approaches for children and communities to support safe independent mobility throughout the community are reviewed in this course. The course will focus on multiple mod...   Read More

  


Optimizing Mobility And Community Engagement For Older Clients

Wendy Stav, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

May 10, 2023

The occupation of driving and community mobility among older adults experiencing the health effects of aging and age-related illnesses are reviewed in this course. The roles, responsibilities, and pro...   Read More

 


Occupational Therapy and the Pelvic Floor

Elisabeth Bahr, OTD, MS, OT/L

May 10, 2023

OTs can play an important role in pelvic floor dysfunction.   Read More


Evaluation And Treatment Of Cerebral Visual Impairment Podcast

Karen Harpster, PhD, OTR/L, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

May 8, 2023

On the podcast, we will discuss the role of the occupational therapist in the evaluation and treatment of children with cerebral visual impairment (CVI). We will discuss how CVI affects performance in...   Read More

  


Overview of Prematurity and Associated Conditions

Rhonda Mattingly Williams, EdD, CCC-SLP

May 7, 2023

An introduction to prematurity and co-occurring problems and diagnoses will be provided in this course. The outcomes associated with early experiences and short-term and long-term complications are di...   Read More

   


Patient Engagement Strategies

Tania Sofia Nogueira, MSc, HCPC – UK, COT – UK, ACSS – PT

April 18, 2023

Clinical care is only one step to helping a patient achieve their optimal state of health. Patients must be and feel engaged to participate in their own care to obtain meaningful outcomes and for clin...   Read More

 


Back To The Basics When Looking At Maladaptive Behavior

Tere Bowen-Irish, OTR/L

April 16, 2023

Maladaptive behaviors in schools, daycares, or home settings occur every day. Caregivers often overlook some of the most basic components of everyday life that affect behavior, such as inadequate slee...   Read More

   


Occupational Therapy And Case Management: Focused On Holistic Care And Functional Outcomes Podcast

Thomas F. Fisher, PhD, OTR/L, CCM, FAOTA, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

April 4, 2023

During this podcast, the learners will be introduced to case management, care coordination, disease management, and the certification process for case managers. Occupational therapists are appropriate...   Read More

    


Feeding Development: What Is Typical?

Rhonda Mattingly Williams, EdD, CCC-SLP

April 3, 2023

An introduction to multiple factors associated with feeding development, including a review of typical milestones is reviewed in this course. A summary of conditions that can disrupt the normal proces...   Read More

   


Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Functional, Biomechanical, And Psychosocial Interventions

Janice Rocker, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, CEAS

March 28, 2023

Functional, biomechanical, and psychosocial interventions for complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) will be discussed in this course, using case studies and best practices to help clients improve func...   Read More

   


What is Typical Feeding Development?

Elisabeth Bahr, OTD, MS, OT/L

March 23, 2023

This article outlines typical feeding development and the roles OTs can play.   Read More


Polyvagal Theory + Chronic Pain

Elisabeth Bahr, OTD, MS, OT/L

March 23, 2023

The experts at OccupationalTherapy.com discuss the benefits of the polyvagal theory on chronic pain.   Read More


Executive Function And Its Application To Occupational Therapy In School Based Treatment

Tere Bowen-Irish, OTR/L

March 22, 2023

Do you have students on your caseload with organization, emotional regulation, attentional, and judgment challenges? These are just a few aspects of executive function. Our role is to help students ac...   Read More

   


Mental Health First Aid in Occupational Therapy

Written by the Continued staff

March 8, 2023

The experts at OccupationalTherapy.com discuss the OT’s role in mental health literacy.   Read More


Transition To Home After A Rehab Stay Podcast

Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

March 6, 2023

Today's healthcare environment makes it difficult to address patients' needs. This podcast will discuss how we can be client-centered and comprehensive while also adhering to time constraints. This is...   Read More

  


Naturally Build Reflex Activities Into The School Day

Megan Paben, MOT, OTR/L, ASDCS

February 27, 2023

Participants will identify and review common reflexes and the deficits associated seen in the school setting and learn exercises that can be implemented in the school setting in this introductory cour...   Read More

 


Polyvagal Theory And Chronic Pain: Exploring Treatment Options

Zara Dureno, MOT

February 1, 2023

The polyvagal theory, a way of understanding automatic nervous system responses, will be discussed regarding how it relates to chronic pain and how OTs can help.   Read More

  


Maximizing Student Success: How OT Can Address Mental Health Issues for School-Age Children

Written by the Continued staff

January 31, 2023

As schools struggle to address the mounting mental health needs of students, occupational therapists are uniquely positioned to provide much-needed support.   Read More


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