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Generating Data to Develop an Occupational Profile

Patricia Bowyer, EdD, MS, OTR, FAOTA, SFHEA, ACUE

June 12, 2019

This course will provide an overview of a process that can be used to systematically develop an occupational profile using an occupation theory as the guide. Tools linked to the theory will be introdu...   Read More

 


20Q: An Expert in Developmental Coordination Disorder

Sharon Cermak, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA

June 5, 2019

In this edition, we highlight Dr. Sharon Cermak’s career and contributions to occupational therapy. Dr. Cermak is renowned for her expertise in Developmental Coordination Disorder. She was selected...   Read More

 


The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Approach to Eating Disorders

Sabina K. Gojraty, OTD, OTR/L, CBIS

May 30, 2019

This course is designed to provide evidence-based information on the cognitive behavioral therapy treatment approach for eating disorders. Various occupational therapy treatment techniques and interve...   Read More

  


Modifying Approaches to Improve Outcomes for Children with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Their Families

Dan Dubovsky, MSW

May 29, 2019

This course presents an overview of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). The role of occupational therapy and how and why approaches need to be modified for individuals with an FASD are highlighted...   Read More


SIMQ: Common Misconceptions About Simulations

Lauren Mullen, MSN, RN, CNE, CHSE

May 25, 2019

This SimQ article addresses some of the common misconceptions surrounding the use of simulations.   Read More


Facilitating Occupational Therapy Groups in Mental Health and Other Practice Settings

William Lambert, MS, OTR/L

May 24, 2019

A variety of groups and group intervention activities will be presented that may be used in mental health, skilled nursing, school-based and a variety of other practice areas. This presentation addres...   Read More

  


Collaboration of OT and RD in the Treatment of Infants and Toddlers in the Pediatric Clinical Setting

Molly Rejent, MOT, OTR/L, Kathryn Riner, MS, RD, LD

May 22, 2019

This course reviews how professional relationships are essential in the pediatric clinical setting for successful patient outcomes. Occupational therapists and registered dietitians can together ident...   Read More

 


Collaborative Consultation: Supporting Students with Autism in the Classroom

Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L

May 10, 2019

The purpose of this course is to provide tools and strategies for therapists in supporting inclusive classrooms. The course will incorporate evidence-based classroom supports for students with autism,...   Read More

 


Innovations in Geriatric Care: Multisensory Environments; A Non-Pharmacological Intervention for Managing Behaviors in Clients with Dementia (Day 3)

Jennifer Lape, OTD, OTR/L

May 1, 2019

This course will explore the use of multisensory environments to decrease negative behaviors in geriatric clients with dementia. Attendees will gain knowledge regarding current research, creation of a...   Read More


Innovations in Geriatric Care: Evidence-based Interventions for Falls (Day 4)

Holly Hester, PT, DPT, CHC

April 26, 2019

As the population ages, health care providers, including occupational therapists and occupational therapist assistants, must employ effective methods of fall risk assessment, prevention, and managemen...   Read More


Innovations in Geriatric Care: Human Trafficking; Identification and Prevention (Day 2)

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

April 25, 2019

Human trafficking is a widespread form of slavery that exists today, even within the United States. Victims of human trafficking come in all sexes, genders, nationalities, and ethnicities. This course...   Read More


Innovations in Geriatric Care: Trauma-Informed Care; What It Is and Why It's Important (Day 1)

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

April 22, 2019

Life trauma can lead to lifestyle practices that influence development of chronic illness. Understanding past traumatic events in individuals' lives can be key to effective care. Trauma-informed care...   Read More


The Role of Occupational Therapy in the Postpartum Period to Improve Occupational Performance and Role Satisfaction

Anjali Parti, OTD, OTR/L

March 29, 2019

This course will offer insight into the role of occupational therapists in addressing the mother's mental health, occupational performance, and role satisfaction.   Read More


Wheelchair Seating: The Mat Assessment

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

March 23, 2019

A key component of wheelchair seating evaluation is the mat assessment. This course will present the mat assessment, including supine and sitting, and will include case studies and videos.   Read More

  


Successful Aging

Ron Carson, OT, OTD, MHS, CLT

March 18, 2019

This course explores and explains successful aging theory and application to clinical practice.   Read More

 


Introduction to Utilizing 3D Printing in Occupational Therapy

SueAnn Woods, MOT, OTR/L, CLT, CHT

March 8, 2019

This course will give an overview to the basics of 3D printers and filaments for the OT practitioner. This course will cover indications, contraindications, and precautions from an OT and public healt...   Read More

    


20Q: A Leader in Ergonomics

Karen Jacobs, EdD, OT, OTR, CPE, FAOTA

March 5, 2019

The 20Q course series is written in an engaging Q & A style, featuring contributing editor Dr. Franklin Stein interviewing pioneers in the OT profession. In this edition, we highlight Dr. Karen Jacobs...   Read More

    


From Survive to Thrive at Work: An Evidence-Based Approach to Healthcare Burnout

Erika del Pozo, MOT, OTR/L

February 25, 2019

The purpose of this course is to examine burnout in the healthcare industry, explore direct and indirect causes, identify personal and professional outcomes, and review best practices for individuals...   Read More


SIMQ: Virtual and Augmented Reality

Carol C. Dudding, Ph.D.

February 20, 2019

In this article we will explore the opportunities afforded by emerging technologies in virtual and augmented reality. You will be provided information about the current state of these immersive techno...   Read More


SIMQ: A Student Perspective of Simulations for Clinical Training

Samantha D Livengood, MS, CF-SLP

February 20, 2019

This course addresses the perspectives of a graduate student who has experienced simulations as part of her clinical training program. We will probe her thoughts on the strengths and limitations of th...   Read More


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