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Motor Skill Acquisition for Optimal Occupational Performance

Nicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L

June 4, 2018

This course focuses on how the motor learning model can promote motor skill acquisition throughout the lifespan. Utilizing dynamic systems theory, participants will learn how to provide feedback, adap...   Read More


SimQ: Connecting and Collaborating: Building Your Simulation Team

Julie Estis, PhD, CCC-SLP

June 1, 2018

This course provides information on the status of simulations in the field of allied health education. It provides an overview of types of simulations and possible uses based on program needs.   Read More


Positioning the Pelvis

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 30, 2018

The position of the pelvis very much determines the position of the trunk and lower extremities and so achieving and maintaining the optimal position is critical. This course will present common pelvi...   Read More

 


Integrating Mental Practice to Improve Physical Rehabilitation Outcomes in Children

Ghazala T. Saleem, Ed.D., MS, OTR/L

May 24, 2018

This course will discuss the evidence-base and review the clinical applications of mental practice coupled with repetitive task practice to enhance physical rehabilitation outcomes in children.   Read More

 


YOU Can Help Administrators Support OT and PT School Practice!

Jean Polichino, MS, OTR, FAOTA

May 21, 2018

Overseeing and supporting OT and PT personnel and service delivery can be a challenge for special education administrators. This course will help you help your administration attract, train, supervise...   Read More


Health Literacy: Effective Client Communication and Education

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

May 14, 2018

This session will review techniques for clear and effective communication, verbal and written communication with those from other cultures, writing and selecting easy-to-read health materials, and ass...   Read More


Prematurity: Diagnosis and Related Conditions

Rhonda Mattingly, EdD, CCC-SLP

May 7, 2018

This course provides an introduction to prematurity and co-occurring problems and diagnoses. The outcomes associated with early experiences, short-term complications, and long-term complications are d...   Read More

 


Typical Feeding Development: An Overview

Rhonda Mattingly, EdD, CCC-SLP

May 1, 2018

This course provides an introduction to multiple factors associated with feeding development and includes a review of typical milestones. A summary of conditions that can disrupt the normal process ar...   Read More

 


Positioning the Head

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 1, 2018

This course will discuss various strategies to optimize head position. First, we will explore strategies beyond the head support, including specific positioning interventions and addressing visual iss...   Read More

 


Yoga Supports for Addiction Recovery (Part 2)

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

April 23, 2018

Picking up where we left off in part 1, we will make a deeper exploration of Yogic supports for expanding long-term recovery from addiction. Understanding the philosophical foundations of yoga, the im...   Read More

 


Assistive Technology to Improve Classroom Performance

Pawan Preet Kaur, OTR/L, ATP

April 22, 2018

This course will outline various forms of low and high tech forms of assistive technology which may be incorporated into classrooms.   Read More

 


Balance & Outcome Measures

Sharon L. Gorman, PT, DPTSc, GCS

April 16, 2018

With the growing requirement to objectively measure impairments and utilize standardized measures to confirm patient changes, the ability to integrate and use outcome measures is a key skill necessary...   Read More

 


Energy Crisis! Mitochondrial Disease and its Effects on Daily Life

Cara Koscinski, MOT, OTR/L

April 9, 2018

The mitochondrial cells in our bodies are responsible for creating 90% of the energy needed to sustain life and support organ function. The parts of the body that need the most energy, such as the hea...   Read More


Yoga Supports for Addiction Recovery (Part 1)

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

April 2, 2018

Yoga provides a dynamic support for expanding long-term recovery from addiction. Understanding the philosophical foundations of yoga, the principles of ayurveda (the medical science of yoga) and the u...   Read More

 


Accessible Therapeutic Horticulture with Micro-Dwarf Plants in Occupational Therapy

Ellen Pong, DPT, MOT, BA

April 2, 2018

A discussion of how face masks may impact communication in healthcare settings, particularly for people with hearing loss. Strategies for professionals to use in order to optimize communication for al...   Read More

 


Delivering Culturally Competent Care: Strategies for Clinicians

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

March 26, 2018

This course defines cultural and linguistic competency and related terms and presents factors that may affect the ability to provide culturally and linguistically competent care. This session addresse...   Read More


20Q: Public Policy Advocacy

Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA

March 19, 2018

In our series “20Q”, we are talking to Dr. Barbara Kornblau. Dr. Kornblau is one of the leading occupational therapists in the United States. She has had a distinguished career as a public policy...   Read More

 


Restraint Reduction: Regulations, Alternatives and Therapy Intervention

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

March 16, 2018

This session will review updated regulations related to physical and chemical restraints in long-term care. Resident assessment, therapy interventions, and alternatives to restraints will be discussed...   Read More

 


Demystifying the Evidence: Strategies for Integrating Research into Adult Rehabilitation Settings

Lisa Juckett, MOT, OTR/L

March 13, 2018

This course is designed to provide practitioners with strategies for how to effectively integrate research into real-world practice. Attendees will be introduces to the field of implementation science...   Read More

 


Incontinence: Practical Tips for the Occupational Therapy Practitioner (Part 2)

Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD

March 12, 2018

This course is Part 2 of this series. Practitioners working in all settings will learn practical treatment interventions to address urinary and bowel incontinence.   Read More


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