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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


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


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


Creating Functional Homes for Dementia

Emily Reilly, DHSc, MSOTR/L, ECHM

April 14, 2021

The home environment and the care team can greatly empower or inhibit a person’s quality of life and participation. Occupational Therapists can support clients and families within the home by creati...   Read More


Dementia Diaries Part 1: Understanding the Types of Dementia

Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP, CMDCP

September 15, 2020

This course will provide a comprehensive review of the most common types of dementia, including definitive diagnosis characteristics and prognosis. Reversible and irreversible dementias will be discus...   Read More


Occupational Therapy Approach to Assessment and Intervention in Dementia

Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L

July 16, 2020

This course introduces various dementias and the impact of the many symptoms on function and participation. Emphasis is on the use of evidence-based practice to develop a person-centered, occupation-b...   Read More


The Spaced Retrieval Technique: A How To For OTs

Megan L. Malone, MA, CCC-SLP

July 2, 2020

This course will provide an overview of the spaced retrieval technique, which is a cognitive intervention that can improve recall of functional information. Participants will learn the evidence behind...   Read More


Executive Function in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Cara Koscinski, OTD, OTR/L

February 3, 2020

Smooth executive function includes the ability to regulate emotions and think creatively about situations by forming multiple solutions. This course describes the effects of EF on participation in pla...   Read More


Developing In The NICU: An Introduction to Positioning & Handling, Part 2

Jenny Jolley, MS, OTR/L, Caroline Molder, MS, OTR/L

November 24, 2019

Part II of Developing In The NICU introduces the interventions of positioning and handling for optimizing development and brain plasticity despite the stressful environment.   Read More


Introduction to Driver Rehabilitation

Elizabeth Green, OTR/L, CDRS, CAE

October 18, 2019

This course will provide an overview of driver rehabilitation as a specialty area in Occupational Therapy. The role of the generalist OT in discussing driving with their clients will also be covered.   Read More


Creating an OT Toolbox of Assessments for Persons with Dementia

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

September 10, 2019

This introductory course will provide a brief overview of assessments that may be used with persons with dementia. Information presented in this course will aid in the selection of an assessment when...   Read More


Developing In The NICU: Interventions For The Early Brain, Part 1

Jenny Jolly, MS, OTR/L, Caroline Molder, MS, OTR/L

August 8, 2019

What fires together wires together: every experience from birth onward has an impact on brain development. Premature Infants experience birth trauma and lengthy hospitalization affecting how they deve...   Read More


Finding the Sweet Spot in Functional Cognitive Intervention: Grading Tasks to Maximize Outcomes

Angela Reimer, OTD, MOT, OTR, CBIST

June 24, 2019

This course focuses on educating therapists on how to develop treatment sessions to address functional cognition. Additionally, strategies to appropriately grade intervention to provide the "just righ...   Read More


The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Approach to Eating Disorders

Sabina K. Gojraty, OTD, OTR/L, CBIS

May 30, 2019

This course is designed to provide evidence-based information on the cognitive behavioral therapy treatment approach for eating disorders. Various occupational therapy treatment techniques and interve...   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


20Q: Legacy of a Cognitive Researcher

Carolyn Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

September 18, 2018

Carolyn Baum is one of the most prominent leaders in occupational therapy. This course outlines her contributions to occupational cognitive research over the last 40 years.   Read More


Is it Sensory or Behavior? Understanding Challenging Behavior

Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L

February 7, 2018

The following course provides a framework for better understanding challenging behavior. Participants will learn how to identify target behavior, create a hypothesis, and create an intervention plan.   Read More


The Unseen Injuries: Mental Health and Cognition Implications for Service Members During and After Their Time in Service

Erik Johnson, MS, OT

December 11, 2017

With the incredible amount of stress that Service Members face while on Active Duty and after their commitments, there is a huge need for skilled OT intervention in the areas of mental health and cogn...   Read More


Meditation and Neural Mechanisms: Cognitive Applications in the Elderly

Sindhu Narayan, OT/L, RYT200

August 9, 2017

This course discusses various meditation techniques and the neural mechanisms associated with the practice of meditation based on current evidence. Further, it provides an outline for utilizing medita...   Read More