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Sensory Health: The Missing Piece in the Wellness Conversation

Catherine M. Cavaliere, PhD, OTR

November 8, 2021

This course describes the impact of sensory processing and integration on well-being and the role of sensory health in wellness models as well as the implications for health promotion and prevention t...   Read More

   


Cognition and Cancer, Part 2

Theresa Marie Smith, OTR, PhD, CLVT

October 22, 2021

The content in this course focuses on assessments used to measure the executive function of breast cancer survivors and measurement issues. Outcomes of interventions used to improve cognition of breas...   Read More

   


Cognition and Cancer, Part 1

Theresa Marie Smith, OTR, PhD, CLVT

October 22, 2021

The content in this course includes the executive functions adversely affected for many breast cancer survivors and effects to their occupational performance. Other factors shown to contribute to cogn...   Read More

   


Aging in Place: An Occupational Therapy and CAPS Perspective

Sara Story, EdD, OTD, OTR/L, BCG, CAPS

October 22, 2021

This presentation describes the unique contributions occupational therapy practitioners can provide to clients who wish to age in place. Advanced certification, assessments, and innovative interventio...   Read More

   


Manual Wheelchair Mobility: Self-propulsion

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 21, 2021

Most manual wheelchairs are designed for self-propulsion and fall into categories. This course will systematically explore each category with clinical indicators, as well as optimal frame configuratio...   Read More

  


The Role of Resilience in Alzheimer's Dementia

Teresa Fair-Field, OTD, OTR/L

October 13, 2021

With current research focusing on resilience factors that may impact the presentation and severity of Alzheimer's, occupational therapists have an opportunity to activate an elder's best defense again...   Read More

  


Sensory Integration and Processing 101

Virginia Spielmann, MSOT

October 6, 2021

This 1-hour introduction to Sensory Integration and Processing provides participants with an overview of the sensory systems, the SPD Nosology as developed by Dr. Lucy Jane Miller, and the functional...   Read More


Psychosocial Considerations in the Pediatric Acute Care Hospital Setting

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

September 30, 2021

This presentation will explore psychosocial issues children and their families experience during acute hospital admissions. Trends and reasons for hospitalizations will be described. Evidence-based oc...   Read More

    


Mental Health of Adolescents: Psychosocial Occupational Therapy for Adolescent Populations

William Lambert, MS, OTR/L

September 21, 2021

An overview of occupational therapy practice with adolescents experiencing mental health issues, including suicide and the effects of the pandemic will be presented. Common diagnoses, presenting probl...   Read More

  


20Q: Assessing the Role of Context in Cognitive Rehabilitation

Kinsuk Maitra, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

September 13, 2021

In this edition of a Salute to the OT Pioneers, we highlight Dr. Kinsuk Maitra. Dr. Maitra is a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association and a distinguished professor and researcher. He...   Read More

    


School-Based Occupational Therapy and Student Mental Health: Are We Helping?

Moni Keen, OTD, OTR/L

September 1, 2021

This course is about occupational therapy’s role in addressing mental health issues within the school setting. We will delve into reasons why practitioners do not feel they are addressing mental hea...   Read More

  


Exploring the Role of Occupational Therapy and Refugees

Khalil Mrabe, MEd, OTD

August 30, 2021

This course provides an introduction to the diverse migrant population, challenges and barriers to participation, and how occupational therapy can impact the transition of refugees into host countries...   Read More

 


Moving Forward: Occupational Therapy's Unique Contribution in Treating and Promoting Pelvic Health

Richard Sabel, MA, MPH, OTR, GCFP

August 16, 2021

Pelvic health issues impact the lives of millions of men, women, and children, often limiting their ability to engage in meaningful occupations. This program will clarify functions of the pelvic floor...   Read More

   


Understanding Lymphedema: Anatomy, Pathophysiology and Treatment

Linda Grenus, OTR/L, CHT, CLT

August 4, 2021

Understanding lymphedema is an introductory course that will review the lymphatic system anatomy, pathophysiology, and indications/contraindications to treatment. At-risk individuals with types of can...   Read More

 


Upper Extremity Reconstructive Surgery for Tetraplegia: The Role of OT

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

August 3, 2021

This course reviews the role of reconstructive surgery post tetraplegia to restore UE function. Using lecture, empirical data, and case studies, we will explore options for surgical interventions, ant...   Read More

  


Post-Op Management of Thumb Arthroplasty: An Overview

Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT

July 28, 2021

Occupational therapy practitioners play an important role in educating clients on what to expect after surgery including guidance of post-operative therapy protocols and returning to function. This co...   Read More

 


Occupational Therapy’s Value in Provision of Quality Care to Prevent Readmissions

Pamela Roberts, PhD, OTR/L, SCFES, FAOTA, CPHQ, FNAP, FACRM, Marla R. Robinson, MSc, OTR/L, BCPR, BT-C, FAOTA

July 26, 2021

This course will review the current literature regarding risks for hospital readmission and identify evidence-based interventions for occupational therapy practitioners to implement in acute care and...   Read More

 


Living Life to its Fullest: One Breath at a Time

Richard Sabel, MA, MPH, OTR, GCFP

July 19, 2021

The average healthy person breathes more than 20,000 cycles of breath per day. This program will offer simple, practical approaches to promote efficient breathing and engagement in meaningful occupati...   Read More

  


FERPA: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

PJ Winters, EdD

July 1, 2021

An overview of FERPA including practical advice regarding the regulation of FERPA by LEAs, as well as how the federal law affects your practice in service to schools.   Read More


A Sensory Approach to Home

Britt Collins-Feist, MS, OTR/L

May 28, 2021

This course provides the participants with sensory strategies including yoga and mindfulness activities to help create home-based therapy ideas for their families. You will learn about sensory regulat...   Read More