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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

    


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

   


Traveling In A Wheelchair: Tips, Tricks, And Tools To Help Your Clients Travel Successfully

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

   


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

  


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

   


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, APTA (USA) HCPC (UK), MCSP (UK)

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

  


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

   


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