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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

    


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

    


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

   


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

  


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

  


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

   


Matching Products to Seating Needs

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 28, 2021

Once the wheelchair seating assessment has been completed and seating interventions considered, it is time to match specific client needs to product interventions. This course presents various categor...   Read More

    


Durable Medical Equipment for Activities of Daily Living

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 28, 2021

Clients who use wheelchair seating and mobility equipment often have other durable medical equipment (DME) needs, as well. Durable medical equipment is often used to assist activities of daily living...   Read More

  


Dependent Mobility Intervention

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 28, 2021

Dependent mobility devices are not designed for self-propulsion. These include adaptive strollers, transport chairs, tilt in space manual wheelchairs, reclining manual wheelchairs, and standard manual...   Read More

   


Augmented Mobility Intervention

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 28, 2021

Augmented mobility is used with clients who require assistance in ambulation. This category of equipment includes walking canes, crutches, walkers, and gait trainers. Augmented mobility is used to pre...   Read More

  


Understanding Primitive Reflexes: How They Impact Child Development and Intervention Strategies for Integration

Samantha Heidenreich, OTD, MOT

May 6, 2021

This course looks at entry-level knowledge of primitive reflexes. Participants will identify retained reflexes and utilize strategies to support integration to facilitate child development.   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

    


OT and Acute Pain: Staying True to Our Holistic Roots

Megan Doyle, MS, OTR/L, FPS, Cert-APHPT

February 8, 2021

This course will provide a broad introduction to the most up to date pain neurophysiology, and the application of the biopsychosocial model of pain to the scope of occupational therapy in the treatmen...   Read More

     


Nonpharmacological Pain Management Strategies: A Lifestyle Redesign® Approach

Lindsey Reeves, OTD, OTR/L, CEAS

February 8, 2021

Learn about nonpharmacological pain management strategies with a focus on Lifestyle Redesign® as an occupational therapy treatment approach for chronic pain conditions. An introduction to lifestyle,...   Read More

     


OT's Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic: The Medically Complex Client with HIV

Simone Gill, PhD, OTR/L, Christine Helfrich, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Danny Shin, OTR/L

December 1, 2020

This course covers the physical, psychosocial, and environmental factors that the medically complex client may face during COVID-19. Information will be highlighted through an overview of intervention...   Read More

   


Therapeutic Modalities: Electrotherapy

Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS

November 4, 2020

Therapeutic modalities are often part of a comprehensive treatment use by therapists. This three-part series provides an evidence-based review of common modalities used by healthcare professionals. Pa...   Read More

    


Occupational Therapy Treatment for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

Scott Rushanan, MS, OTR/L, MBA

October 23, 2020

This course offers occupational therapists a background on Multiple Sclerosis (pathophysiology, diagnosis, and signs/symptoms), functional and cognitive impairments associated with the disease, as wel...   Read More

 


Therapeutic Modalities: Ultrasound

Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS

October 22, 2020

Therapeutic modalities are often part of a comprehensive treatment use by therapists. This three-part series provides an evidence-based review of common modalities used by healthcare professionals. Pa...   Read More

    


Therapeutic Modalities: Cryotherapy and Thermotherapy

Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS

October 15, 2020

Therapeutic modalities are often part of a comprehensive treatment use by therapists. This three-part series provides an evidence-based review of common modalities used by healthcare professionals. Pa...   Read More