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Electromyographic (EMG) Biofeedback: Applications in Rehabilitation

Sindhu Narayan, OT/L, RYT200

December 17, 2018

This course describes the use and benefits of EMG biofeedback in rehabilitation. It also provides a review of its clinical applications based on current evidence.   Read More

OT Professionals and Home Health 101

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

December 14, 2018

This course will help OTR’s and COTA’s increase knowledge and confidence when working in the dynamic, and often chaotic, world of home health. OT professionals will learn the fundamentals and help...   Read More


An Evidenced-Based Approach To Conservative Management Of Trigger Finger

Dianna Lunsford, OTD, M.Ed, OTR/L, CHT

December 10, 2018

This course will provide an overview of trigger finger including the anatomy, etiology, incidence and prevalence. This course will also discuss the current evidence based approaches to treating trigge...   Read More


Tools to Promote Healthy Eating Patterns in OT Clients

Gina Ord, MS, OTR/L, Yanet Bravo, BS, OTS

December 5, 2018

This course will focus on how nutrition is addressed in the OT Practice Framework and how to apply evidence-based nutrition resources to your OT practice. Examples will be provided on how to utilize t...   Read More


Returning to Activity Following Concussion

Amanda Acord-Vira, EdD, OTR/L, CBIS

December 3, 2018

This course will provide information on occupational therapy's role in helping their clients return to activity following concussion. Topics to be covered include an overview of concussion, occupation...   Read More

Maintenance Therapy in Home Health Revisited: Part 2

Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, CEEAA

November 19, 2018

The Medicare Benefit for Home Health under Part A includes both restorative care and maintenance therapy. The Benefit Manual clearly states that coverage determination for maintenance service provided...   Read More


Early Co-Regulation in Infants and Young Children

Teresa Fair-Field, OTD, OTR/L

November 15, 2018

This course focuses on co-regulation and self-regulation in young children, ages birth to five. Infant regulation states and barriers affecting the transition from co-regulation to self-regulation, as...   Read More


Maintenance Therapy in Home Health Revisited: Part 1

Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, CEEAA

November 11, 2018

The Medicare Benefit for Home Health under Part A includes both restorative care and maintenance therapy. The Benefit Manual clearly states that coverage determination for maintenance service provided...   Read More


Leisure Matters! The Importance of Cultivating Leisure Interests In Young People Living with Disabilities

David Weiss, OTR/L

November 1, 2018

The presentation will focus on the importance of and positive influence on mental health from the cultivation of leisure interests. Examples with individuals and with whole group activities and positi...   Read More

Pregnancy and the Workplace

Pawan Preet Kaur, OTR/L, ATP

October 29, 2018

This course will discuss the rights for expecting mothers at the workplace. This course will further discuss how to manage signs and symptoms related to pregnancy while at the workplace for safe perfo...   Read More


Interoception: The Hidden Sensory System

Rondalyn V. Whitney, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

October 29, 2018

The interoceptive system, often referred to as the ‘eighth sensory system’ is often neglected or misunderstood. However, this system is critical to self regulation. This course will explain how un...   Read More


Occupational Therapy: A Solution for Safe Sexual Practices for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Elizabeth Schmidt, MOT, OTR/L

October 27, 2018

The limited literature available points to a critical need for a sexual education that appropriately addresses the needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This review pr...   Read More

Are You Sure It's Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?

Susan Denham, EdD, MS, OTR/L, CHT

October 25, 2018

This course seeks to provide information that will assist the junior and seasoned therapist in advocating for and treating clients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). It provides the participa...   Read More

Belonging Through Dance

Jade Ryan, MSc.OT, BA(Kin), C.D.T.A., Mallory Ryan, MSc.OT, BHsc (Hons), C.D.T.A.

October 15, 2018

Working in collaboration with families, studios, and community organizations, the Dance Ability Movement uses Occupational Therapy to build inclusive communities within dance studios, creating a welco...   Read More


Foundations for School Readiness: Embedding School Based OT into Elementary (Day 5)

Melanie Wheeler, OTD, MS, OTR/L

October 10, 2018

This course will identify practical strategies OTs can use to embed population-based services within an elementary school setting. The strategies will be applied via Response to Intervention (RtI) / M...   Read More

Foundations for School Readiness: Early OT Exposure (EOTE), A Mindful OT Screening & Intervention (Day 4)

Angela Hissong, DEd, OTR/L, CMCP, CMMF, CIR

October 2, 2018

The course explores a screening tool, which links child's engagement with toys and activities to skill transfer in the educational environment. Contemplation of building a portfolio of assessment and...   Read More

The Relationship Between Adherence and Perceived Self-Efficacy: How To Improve Functional Outcomes By Motivating Your Clients

Caryn Shore-Genack, MS, OTR/L

October 1, 2018

The field of occupational therapy believes that through therapeutic use of self the skilled practitioner can select the just right challenge and in the process have a positive impact on the self-effic...   Read More


SIMQ: The Debrief and its Importance in the Simulation Learning Experience

Erin S. Clinard, MA, CCC-SLP

September 26, 2018

In this SimQ article, we will focus on a specific aspect of the simulation learning experience; the debrief. The discussion will address the importance of the debrief as part of the learning process....   Read More

Foundations for School Readiness: Executive Functioning in the Classroom (Day 3)

Cara Koscinski, MOT, OTR/L

September 25, 2018

We use executive function skills to manage tasks we complete every day. They help us to decide what to pay attention to as well as help us to manage emotions and regulate behavior. This course helps t...   Read More

Foundations for School Readiness: Visual and Fine Motor Skills (Day 2)

Emily Dassow, OTR/L

September 20, 2018

Participants will learn how fine motor and visual motor skills and development effect students' ability to access curriculum. Practical strategies and treatment interventions will be presented to impr...   Read More

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