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Human-Interfacing Robots For Functional Upper Extremity Rehabilitation

Ashley Gatewood, OTR/L, CSRS

May 22, 2024

A review of the history, design, and clinical benefits of robotics in upper extremity treatment will be provided in this course. The knowledge needed to select a system for use and implementation in c...   Read More

  


Understanding Seizures And Epilepsy In The Occupational Therapy Setting

Nancy Nathenson, RRT

May 14, 2024

An overview of seizures and epilepsy in children and adults will be discussed in this course. It will include the impact, causes, identification, management, and essential teachings for individuals, c...   Read More

    


Cultural Humility And Competency In Occupational Therapy: Looking Through The Lens Of Real Life Experiences

Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT

May 9, 2024

Cultural humility and competence for occupational therapists in international and domestic therapeutic settings will be covered in this course. It will include experiential scenarios for providing ser...   Read More

      


Understanding Asthma And Anaphylaxis In The Occupational Therapy Setting

Nancy Nathenson, RRT

May 2, 2024

This program aims to provide an overview of asthma and anaphylaxis management and prevention across all age groups. It will include the causes, impact, medications, monitoring, and essential patient s...   Read More

    


Stroke, Electrical Stimulation, And Therapy

Amy Friedl, MS, OTR/L

April 17, 2024

The use of electrical stimulation with individuals post-stroke will be discussed in this course. Background information about electrical stimulators, their use, and practical tips in the clinic will a...   Read More

 


Caregiving For The Spinal Cord Injury Patient

Alaena McCool, MS, OTR/L, CPAM

March 19, 2024

This course will explore how to identify caregiver challenges, as well as resources and creative problem-solving solutions available for caregivers and patients with spinal cord injuries. Case studies...   Read More

  


Proprioceptive Rehab: 30 Practical Ideas And Interventions For The Neuro Patient

Andrea Salzman, MS, PT

March 7, 2024

Rehabilitation can be quite daunting because of complications and impairments which routinely follow a neurological event or disease. Many of the more frustrating problems are not due to a neurologica...   Read More


The Reinvention Of Occupational Identity: A Decision-Making Approach

Andy Pitts, DrOT, OTR/L

February 21, 2024

This course is designed to familiarize clinicians of all levels with the Reinvention of Occupational Identity: A Decision-Making Framework. The purpose of the framework is to act as a guide for clinic...   Read More

   


12 Ways to Progress Any PT or OT Exercise, Activity, or Movement, Part 2

Andrea Salzman, MS, PT

February 12, 2024

Therapists who routinely add spice and variety to their treatment methods are able to offer something new to their patients – a delighted therapist. Come enjoy this “sampler platter” of evidence...   Read More

  


12 Ways to Progress Any PT or OT Exercise, Activity, or Movement, Part 1

Andrea Salzman, MS, PT

February 8, 2024

Therapists who routinely add variety to their treatment methods can now offer something new to their patients – an inspired therapist. Come enjoy this “sampler platter” of evidence-based ideas f...   Read More

  


Aging Caregivers: What To Know And How To Best Provide Support

Christina Marsack-Topolewski, PhD, MSW, LMSW

January 24, 2024

Occupational therapy practitioners provide a tremendous amount of support to patients who receive support from an aging family caregiver. Aging family caregivers often face unique circumstances and ar...   Read More

  


The Bariatric Client And The OT Role, Part 2

Jennifer Phillips, OTD, OTR

January 10, 2024

Assessment and intervention for bariatric care will be reviewed in this course. This is Part 2 of a 2-part series.   Read More

 


The Bariatric Client And The OT Role, Part 1

Jennifer Phillips, OTD, OTR

January 9, 2024

Bariatric care and the background information as it relates to occupational therapy will be reviewed in this course. This is Part 1 of a 2-part series.   Read More

 


Occupational Therapy And Fatigue After Cancer

Jantina Kroese-King, Occupational Therapist/Clinical Epidemiologist

October 27, 2023

A comprehensive understanding of the challenges posed by fatigue after cancer treatment and how occupational therapy can play a pivotal role in managing this condition is covered in this course. Fatig...   Read More

  


Addressing Executive Function Deficits For Return To Work Following A Brain Injury

Yvonne Monti, OTD, OTR/L

September 27, 2023

An overview of executive functioning deficits that persist following a brain injury, interfering with an individual’s ability to return to their prior employment, will be reviewed. The course will a...   Read More

    


Occupational Therapy’s Role In Bowel And Bladder Management For Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury

Yvonne Monti, OTD, OTR/L

September 26, 2023

Occupational therapy's role in supporting clients with SCI in managing bowel and bladder function will be discussed in this course. The presentation will cover an overview of neurogenic bowel and blad...   Read More

 


Substance Misuse In The Elderly And Use Of Screening, Brief Intervention, And Referral To Treatment (SBIRT)

Ingrid Provident, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA

August 31, 2023

Substance use disorders are a significant problem in the elderly population. Studies have shown that elderly patients with substance use disorders have very good outcomes when diagnosed and treatment...   Read More

   


Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction And Continence Improvement: A Primer For Occupational Therapy

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

July 27, 2023

This seminar provides an overview of anatomy and physiology of normal voiding and muscle function related to continence. Different types of incontinence are identified, and assessment/treatment strate...   Read More

  


Neuro Rehab Strategies in the Home Setting

Sara Kate Frye, OTD, MS, OTR/L, ATP

July 25, 2023

Strategies for neurologic rehabilitation interventions in the home care setting will be discussed in this course. With creativity, dynamic neuro-rehabilitative interventions can be delivered safely to...   Read More

 


Designing Inclusive Play Spaces Podcast

Ingrid M. Kanics, MOT, OTR/L, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

July 6, 2023

Join us for a fun course on designing inclusive play spaces. In this podcast, you will learn about how you can get involved in helping your community design and build the inclusive playground of their...   Read More

    


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