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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


Neurobiology of Addiction: Implications for Occupational Therapy Intervention

Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500

February 15, 2019

Efforts to treat addiction are hampered by prejudice and a public view that treats it as a disorder of self-control, not a disease. We will explore how advances in addiction research, that if dissemin...   Read More

 


SimQ: Simulations in Allied Health: Where We Are and What's Ahead?

Carol C. Dudding, Ph.D.

February 8, 2019

This SimQ article provides some key information regarding the current status of simulations in Allied Health, including a discussion of the factors which account for the emerging interest in this lear...   Read More

 


Occupational Therapy Considerations for the Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Patient

Laura Stimler, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, C/NDT

February 6, 2019

This course is designed to provide essential evidence-based information on occupational therapy evaluation and treatment of pediatric clients following stem cell transplantation. Considerations for al...   Read More

 


Introduction to Hippotherapy for Occupational Therapy Practitioners

Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS

January 28, 2019

This course reviews DIR/Floortime as an excellent approach and tool for the OTP to structure their understanding of a child’s functional developmental emotional capacities. Using this understanding,...   Read More


Wheelchair Positioning: Pressure

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

January 22, 2019

A main goal of wheelchair seating is pressure management, specifically to prevent development of pressure injuries. This course will present pressure injury definitions, staging, etiology and specific...   Read More

 


Wheelchair Positioning: Postural Care

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

January 21, 2019

This course reviews the goals of wheelchair seating include managing posture and pressure as well as providing stability for function. Postural care addresses positioning outside of the wheelchair, pa...   Read More

 


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