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Continued Learning Podcast: Fall Prevention And Social Determinants Of Health, Implications For Practice

Lisa Juckett, PhD, OTR/L, CHT, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

May 25, 2022

Social determinants of health and their impact on falls among older adults will be discussed in this course. Case illustrations from the home- and community-based service setting will be provided. Thi...   Read More

   


Continued Learning Podcast: Integrating Extended Reality (XR) With OT Practice

Robert Ferguson, MHS, OTR/L, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

May 3, 2022

Extended reality (XR) technologies and platforms and their support of ADLs and rehabilitation goals will be discussed in this course along with the facilitators and barriers of this treatment. This is...   Read More

      


Assessing And Preventing Falls At Home: A Practical Approach For The OT

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

March 30, 2022

Falls are the leading cause of injury to older adults, and occupational therapists need to step into the arena to help. This course guides OTs through practical assessments and treatment strategies to...   Read More

 


Preventing Caregiver Burnout

Mira Rollins, OTR/L

February 9, 2022

Successful outcomes and sustained health and wellness for patients depend on the compliance and performance of caregivers. This presentation identifies specific symptoms of caregiver burnout as well a...   Read More

  


Understanding Lifestyle Management Services for Treating Pain: Documentation and Case Study Examples

Lindsey Reeves, OTD, OTR/L, CEAS

February 7, 2022

This course provides an overview of the process of delivering lifestyle management interventions for the treatment of pain by exploring the process of developing a plan of care and strategies for docu...   Read More

   


Animal Assisted Therapy As An Adjunct To OT

Melissa Winkle, OTR/L, FAOTA, CPDT-KA, Phoebe Yam, OTD, OTR/L

January 24, 2022

Occupational therapy practitioners who would like to include or improve their inclusion of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) in OT practice will benefit from this course. The speakers will provide a gener...   Read More

   


Covid-19 With Older Adults: An Update (Reboot)

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

January 18, 2022

Occupational Therapy Practitioners serve an important role for older adults amidst COVID19 as we address ADL, safety, quality of life, mental health, and other areas directly impacted by this virus. O...   Read More

   


Multisensory Stimulation Rooms for Persons with Dementia: Design on a Dime

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP

January 7, 2022

This session reviews the benefits and limitations of sensory stimulation for persons with dementia and design factors to consider when designing a multi-sensory space. This session will offer a “des...   Read More

  


Seating Considerations in the Home Health Setting

Sara Kate Frye, MS, OTR/L, ATP

December 16, 2021

An overview of the unique considerations for seating and positioning in the home, best practices, and ethical dilemmas will be discussed with case examples in this course.   Read More

    


OT Intervention Strategies for Diabetes Management

Rina Pandya, PT, DPT

November 9, 2021

As therapists, we are often involved in the symptomatic care of diabetes-related complications. This course will be presented from the perspective of the therapist not only in the curative phase but a...   Read More

  


Sensory Health: The Missing Piece in the Wellness Conversation

Catherine M. Cavaliere, PhD, OTR

November 8, 2021

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 through a sensory healt...   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

   


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

  


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

   


Translating and Implementing Motor Learning Approaches for Neurorehabilitation

Veronica T. Rowe, PhD, OTR/L, CBIST

May 28, 2021

This webinar will review current evidence-based practice of motor learning approaches that address underlying client factors that may influence occupational performance due to a neurological event. Em...   Read More

   


Finding the Person Within: Utilizing Occupational Therapy to Promote Person-Centered Care in Treatment of Individuals with Dementia

Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L

April 30, 2021

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

  


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

    


20Q: A Gerontology Expert

Regula H. Robnett, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

February 23, 2021

In this edition of a Salute to the OT Pioneers, we highlight Dr. Regula Robnett. She is a fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association, has had a distinguished career as an occupational the...   Read More

 


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