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Occupational Therapy For Driving And Adaptive Equipment

Michelle Fisher, MOT, OTR/L, ATP, CDRS

August 11, 2022

The unique role of occupational therapy in driver rehabilitation as a complex IADL including common occupational therapy assessments related to driving and adaptive equipment options will be addressed...   Read More

 


Cerebral Palsy Review: Clinical Presentation, Evaluation, And Diagnosis

Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L, BCP

August 10, 2022

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is the most common physical disability in children, affecting 1-4 out of every 1,000 live births around the world. Information on etiology, early warning signs, evaluation, and dia...   Read More

   


Treating Sleep Deficits In Individuals With Neurological Impairment Utilizing Occupation-Based Sleep Interventions

Yvonne Monti, OTD, OTR/L

August 8, 2022

The incidence of sleep deficits in the neurological population, as well as the secondary occupational deficits related to fatigue, will be discussed in this course. Occupation-based sleep assessment a...   Read More

   


Expanding Ergonomic Concepts Across Areas Of Occupation

Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT

August 3, 2022

Applying ergonomic concepts to areas of occupation outside of the domain of work will be reviewed in this course. Rest and sleep, IADLs, education, and leisure participation will also be explored in o...   Read More

   


Facilitating Client Emergency Preparedness

Amber L. Ward, MS, OTR/L, BCPR, ATP/SMS, FAOTA

July 14, 2022

This course will offer options, materials, information, and education about how to facilitate emergency preparedness in clients and caregivers and how to potentially help keep clients safer. We will d...   Read More

    


Aging and Vision: The Occupational Therapy Role

Subah Gupta, MHS, OTR/L, SCLV, CBIS

July 13, 2022

Commonly encountered visual deficits in the geriatric population will be discussed including screening and intervention techniques within Occupational Therapy Practice Framework.   Read More

    


Concussion And Pain: Exploring Treatment From An OT Perspective

Zara Dureno, MOT

June 27, 2022

The connection between concussions and pain, the types of pain most frequently seen in concussions, how the nervous system is involved, and best practices for occupational therapy treatment will be ex...   Read More

 


Understanding The Evidence For Therapeutic Extended Reality (XR) Podcast

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

June 22, 2022

Evidence-based treatment strategies and techniques to provide an engaging, motivating, task-oriented, and salient experience providing the requisite use, repetition, and intensity of training for skil...   Read More

      


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

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

   


Understanding Osteogenesis Imperfecta From A Therapeutic And Personal Perspective

Kathryn Sorensen, OTD, OTR/L, ADAC

May 24, 2022

From planning a trip to getting on a plane, this short course highlights many of the nuances of traveling in a wheelchair, both nationally and internationally. The course will cover federal laws, impo...   Read More

 


Guide to Bariatric Transfers and Manual Handling

Rina Pandya, PT, DPT, APTA (USA) HCPC (UK), MCSP (UK)

May 24, 2022

Different manual handling techniques, considerations, and safety for patient transfers for bariatric clients, clinicians, and caregivers are addressed in this course. This aids in staff retention, red...   Read More

   


Occupational Therapy And The Transition To Adulthood And Employment Podcast

Andrew Persch, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

May 11, 2022

The role of occupational therapy in supporting the transition to adulthood and employment including transition outcomes, barriers to employment, evidence-based assessment and intervention, and resourc...   Read More

   


Integrating Extended Reality (XR) With OT Practice Podcast

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

      


Assessment And Treatment Strategies To Boost Brain Skills In Partnership With The Pocket Occupational Therapist

Cara Koscinski, OTD, MOT, OTR/L, CAS

April 4, 2022

Children often struggle with fidgeting, attention deficits, and immature motor patterns which manifest themselves through frustration, sensory, and behavior issues. The optimal function of our bodies...   Read More

   


Joint Hypermobility Syndromes: Assessment and Intervention

Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT

March 11, 2022

This course will cover upper extremity assessment and treatment strategies for the pediatric/young adult population affected by joint hypermobility syndromes. The treatment focuses on both orthopedic...   Read More

    


Post-Mastectomy and/or Axillary Node Dissection Rehabilitation Protocol

Abi Roxana Guerra, PT, DPT, CLT-ALM, Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Oncologic Physical Therapy

February 16, 2022

The purpose of this presentation is to offer Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, and patients a guide to confidently engage in treatment protocols specific to post-mastectomy and...   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

   


Virtual Reality and Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Jasleen Grewal, Registered Occupational Therapist, PhD Candidate, University of British Columbia, Julia Schmidt, PhD, BSc (Occupational Therapy)

February 2, 2022

Virtual reality can be incorporated into neurorehabilitation with individuals who have sustained a brain injury. Specifically, this course will describe virtual reality platforms and their use in neur...   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

   


Back to School: Discussing the Biomechanical Impact of Backpacks

Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT

January 7, 2022

Carrying a backpack to school is a common activity demand of school-age children, and while there are many options for types of backpacks, there are ways to properly pack and wear a backpack to reduce...   Read More

   


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