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The Role of OT in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

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

May 10, 2017

During this course, emphasis will be placed on common diagnoses, treatment, and rehabilitation implications specific to the pediatric intensive care unit setting. Attendees will be provided with relev...   Read More


Emerging Evaluation Tools for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

Jaclyn Stephens, PhD, MS, OTR/L, CBIS

May 8, 2017

In this course, I will introduce novel approaches for evaluating the behavioral and neural consequences of pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI). I will describe the clinical utility of interdiscipli...   Read More

 


Spanish for Occupational Therapists

Sara Pullen, PT, DPT, MPH, CHES

May 1, 2017

This course will introduce occupational therapists to basic Spanish grammar and vocabulary to assist them in communicating with Spanish-speaking patients. Participants will also learn to take a basic...   Read More


OT and PT Support for Literacy in Schools

Jean Polichino, MS, OTR, FAOTA

April 27, 2017

In order to support efforts to increase student participation and improve studentperformance in literacy activities, school-based occupational therapy and physical therapy practitioners must understan...   Read More


Rehabilitation of Mechanically Ventilated Patients and the Acute Care Setting

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

April 25, 2017

Occupational therapy practitioners play an integral role in starting the rehabilitation process for patients. This course highlights key considerations applicable to the occupational therapist treatin...   Read More


Self-Regulation: Strategies for Student Success

Dena Bishop, OTR/L

April 24, 2017

This course will review basic knowledge of self-regulation and the process of assisting students in changing their arousal state. Case studies and trialed methods with be offered demonstrating user-fr...   Read More

 


Occupational Therapy's Role in Community Coalitions

Sean Getty, MS, OTR/L

April 19, 2017

This presentation will introduce the audience to the role of occupational therapy on a community-based coalition. Issues regarding substance abuse and community health and engagement will be discussed...   Read More

 


Spinal Cord Injury Assessment and Intervention (Part 2)

Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, OTD, CPAM, CKTP

April 11, 2017

This course will review the mechanics of spinal cord injury (SCI), the implications for function, and assessments and interventions essential to occupational therapy practice. Participants will be abl...   Read More


Spinal Cord Injury Assessment and Intervention (Part 1)

Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, OTD, CPAM, CKTP

April 7, 2017

This course will review the mechanics of spinal cord injury (SCI), the implications for function, and assessments and interventions essential to occupational therapy practice. Participants will be abl...   Read More


The Gift of Cancer: How Being An OT Has Taught Me To Embrace Living With A Terminal Illness

Janet Wright, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA

April 6, 2017

This lecture will discuss the importance of occupational performance when living with a terminal disease. The presenter will provide a first-hand account of what Cancer survivors endure and the distin...   Read More

 


Optimizing Interprofessional Education and Practice

Sandra Barker Dunbar, DPA, OTR/L, FAOTA

April 4, 2017

This presentation will provide information about the 2016 interprofessional collaborative standards, literature of evidence of best practice strategies and case examples of IPE and IPP. The audience w...   Read More


Yoga Therapy for COPD

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

April 2, 2017

This course provides an introduction to the use of yoga as an intervention tool for the treatment of COPD. An exploration of the benefits of yoga, it’s impacts on lung capacity and breathing. A look...   Read More

 


Benefits of Infant Massage for Both Child and Caregiver

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

March 27, 2017

This introduction to Infant Massage will encompass setting the environment, initiating sessions and basic strokes. It will include an exploration of the benefits of Infant Massage for both child and c...   Read More


Using Groups To Improve Knowledge Of Sensory Processing Among Teachers and Parents

Bryan Gee, PhD, OTR, BCP

March 21, 2017

The aim of this presentation is to review content/curriculum used to enhance knowledge of sensory processing among teachers and parents. Additionally, evidence will be presented to support the use of...   Read More


Switch Assessment

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

March 16, 2017

Assistive technology provides independence in the areas of mobility, communication, education, vocation, and activities of daily living. To benefit from this technology, the client must be able to acc...   Read More


Wheelchair Seating for Kids: What's Different?

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

March 13, 2017

The goals of wheelchair seating are to provide adequate postural support, stability, alignment, function, and pressure relief. Children are not just miniature adults and additional factors must be con...   Read More

 


Learning Disorders: A Toolbox of Strategies

Cara Koscinski, MOT, OTR/L

March 13, 2017

Millions of children experience learning disorders. As occupational therapists we are poised to teach techniques that improve functional outcomes that continue throughout the lifespan. As such, provid...   Read More

 


Building Healthy Brains: Sensory Strategies for Optimal Brain Function & Postural Concerns

Cara Koscinski, MOT, OTR/L

March 7, 2017

Optimal function of our body occurs when our sensory and motor systems are strong and able to adapt to the demands of the environment. Today’s children often struggle with fidgeting, decreased atten...   Read More

 


Coaching: An Evidence Based Practice That Supports Participation And Efficacy

Winnie Dunn, PhD, OTR, FAOTA

February 22, 2017

There is a growing body of evidence indicating that coaching practices are an effective way to support children’s participation and parents’ sense of efficacy. In this session we will review the c...   Read More

  


Cleft Lip and Palate: Supporting Oral Feeding from Birth through Palatoplasty, presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's

Brenda Thompson, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, Ann Clonan, M.Ed, CCC-SLP

February 21, 2017

What is a cleft and how does it occur? A cleft is a result of failure of fusion during embryonic development of the face. It can be caused by both genetic interactions as well as exogenous factors whi...   Read More

 


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