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SIMQ: Virtual and Augmented Reality

Carol C. Dudding, Ph.D.

February 5, 2019

In this article we will explore the opportunities afforded by emerging technologies in virtual and augmented reality. You will be provided information about the current state of these immersive techno...   Read More


Introduction to Hippotherapy for Occupational Therapy Practitioners

Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS

January 28, 2019

This course will introduce occupational therapy practitioners to the use of the horse, horses’ movement and the equine environment as a treatment tool. Occupational therapy practitioners will be int...   Read More

  


Wheelchair Positioning: Pressure

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

January 22, 2019

A main goal of wheelchair seating is pressure management, specifically to prevent development of pressure injuries. This course will present pressure injury definitions, staging, etiology and specific...   Read More

 


Wheelchair Positioning: Postural Care

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

January 21, 2019

The goals of wheelchair seating include managing posture and pressure as well as providing stability for function. Postural care addresses positioning outside of the wheelchair, particularly during sl...   Read More

 


Understanding Normal Aging

Ron Carson, OT, OTD, MHS, CLT

January 16, 2019

This course will identify normal aging principles and successful aging principles as well as identify normal age-related dysfunctions. Implementation of these principles into clinical goals and interv...   Read More

 


The Unique Role of Occupational Therapy in the Treatment of Individuals with Parkinson's Disease

Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L

January 13, 2019

This is part two of a two-part series on Parkinson's disease. This course focuses on the use of appropriate and specific outcomes to develop a person-centered, occupation-based approach to treatment o...   Read More


The Importance of Early Mobility

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

January 8, 2019

This course presents the importance of early mobility, including research which has linked early power mobility to specific developmental skills. Augmented mobility, providing power mobility to very y...   Read More

 


The Unique Role of Occupational Therapy in the Evaluation of Individuals with Parkinson's Disease

Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L

January 2, 2019

This is part one of a two-part series on Parkinson's disease. This course provides an introduction to Parkinson's disease and the impact of the many symptoms on function and participation. A person-ce...   Read More


Occupational Therapy's Role in Delirium Assessment, Prevention, & Management within the Intensive Care Unit

Lyndsay Laxton, OTR/L, Meghan Morrow, OTR/L

December 30, 2018

Patients experiencing delirium during their hospital admission have an increased mortality rate, increased hospital length of stay, and decreased level of functional independence for ADL/IADL performa...   Read More

  


Fidelity To Sensory Processing Interventions: What Are The Differences Between The Various Approaches And Interventions?

Bryan Gee, PhD, OTR, BCP

December 27, 2018

Sensory processing approaches are imbedded in how occupational therapy professionals are trained and practiced. This course will provide an overview of diverse sensory processing approaches and interv...   Read More

 


Ergonomics in Early Childhood: Strategies for Childcare Workers

Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT

December 19, 2018

This course will discuss the role that ergonomics can play to improve the health and wellness of childcare workers. It will also explore the physical demands of childcare related tasks and the risk fa...   Read More

  


20Q: Interview with an OT Scholar and Historian

Kathlyn L. Reed, PhD, OTR, FAOTA, MLIS

December 18, 2018

Kathlyn L. Reed, An Occupational Therapy Scholar and HistorianKathlyn L. Reed, is a distinguished occupational therapist who has been a clinical practitioner, professor at Texas Women’s Universi...   Read More

 


Electromyographic (EMG) Biofeedback: Applications in Rehabilitation

Sindhu Narayan, OT/L, RYT200

December 17, 2018

This course describes the use and benefits of EMG biofeedback in rehabilitation. It also provides a review of its clinical applications based on current evidence.   Read More


OT Professionals and Home Health 101

Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD

December 14, 2018

This course will help OTR’s and COTA’s increase knowledge and confidence when working in the dynamic, and often chaotic, world of home health. OT professionals will learn the fundamentals and help...   Read More

 


An Evidenced-Based Approach To Conservative Management Of Trigger Finger

Dianna Lunsford, OTD, M.Ed, OTR/L, CHT

December 10, 2018

This course will provide an overview of trigger finger including the anatomy, etiology, incidence and prevalence. This course will also discuss the current evidence based approaches to treating trigge...   Read More

 


Tools to Promote Healthy Eating Patterns in OT Clients

Gina Ord, MS, OTR/L, Yanet Bravo, BS, OTS

December 5, 2018

This course will focus on how nutrition is addressed in the OT Practice Framework and how to apply evidence-based nutrition resources to your OT practice. Examples will be provided on how to utilize t...   Read More

 


Returning to Activity Following Concussion

Amanda Acord-Vira, MOT, OTR/L, CBIS

December 3, 2018

This course will provide information on occupational therapy's role in helping their clients return to activity following concussion. Topics to be covered include an overview of concussion, occupation...   Read More

 


Maintenance Therapy in Home Health Revisited: Part 2

Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, CEEAA

November 19, 2018

The Medicare Benefit for Home Health under Part A includes both restorative care and maintenance therapy. The Benefit Manual clearly states that coverage determination for maintenance service provided...   Read More

  


Early Co-Regulation in Infants and Young Children

Teresa Fair-Field, OTD, OTR/L

November 15, 2018

This course focuses on co-regulation and self-regulation in young children, ages birth to five. Infant regulation states and barriers affecting the transition from co-regulation to self-regulation, as...   Read More

 


Maintenance Therapy in Home Health Revisited: Part 1

Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, CEEAA

November 11, 2018

The Medicare Benefit for Home Health under Part A includes both restorative care and maintenance therapy. The Benefit Manual clearly states that coverage determination for maintenance service provided...   Read More