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Understanding Osteogenesis Imperfecta From A Therapeutic And Personal Perspective

Kathryn Sorensen, OTD, OTR/L, ADAC

May 24, 2022

From planning a trip to getting on a plane, this short course highlights many of the nuances of traveling in a wheelchair, both nationally and internationally. The course will cover federal laws, impo...   Read More

 


HIPAA for Allied Health Professionals

Kim Cavitt, AuD

May 13, 2022

Review the foundations of HIPAA privacy, security, breach notification, and marketing requirements and guidelines as they relate to hearing healthcare. This introductory course is intended for new hir...   Read More


Occupational Therapy And The Transition To Adulthood And Employment Podcast

Andrew Persch, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

May 11, 2022

The role of occupational therapy in supporting the transition to adulthood and employment including transition outcomes, barriers to employment, evidence-based assessment and intervention, and resourc...   Read More

   


Pediatric Hospitalization, Obstacles And Opportunities For OT Practitioners Podcast

Laura Stimler, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, C/NDT, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

May 5, 2022

Participation barriers that children and families face during pediatric hospital admissions will be explored during this podcast. Opportunities for occupational therapy practitioners will be discussed...   Read More

   


Integrating Extended Reality (XR) With OT Practice Podcast

Robert Ferguson, MHS, OTR/L, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

May 3, 2022

Extended reality (XR) technologies and platforms and their support of ADLs and rehabilitation goals will be discussed in this course along with the facilitators and barriers of this treatment. This is...   Read More

      


Telehealth With Kids: Tips for Your Toolbox

Written by the Continued staff

April 14, 2022

Telehealth offers many benefits, like increased access to services in remote areas and the ability to deliver treatment without concern of transmitting illnesses.   Read More


Assessment And Treatment Strategies To Boost Brain Skills In Partnership With The Pocket Occupational Therapist

Cara Koscinski, OTD, MOT, OTR/L, CAS

April 4, 2022

Children often struggle with fidgeting, attention deficits, and immature motor patterns which manifest themselves through frustration, sensory, and behavior issues. The optimal function of our bodies...   Read More

   


Assessing And Preventing Falls At Home: A Practical Approach For The OT

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

March 30, 2022

Falls are the leading cause of injury to older adults, and occupational therapists need to step into the arena to help. This course guides OTs through practical assessments and treatment strategies to...   Read More

 


Joint Hypermobility Syndromes: Assessment and Intervention

Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT

March 11, 2022

This course will cover upper extremity assessment and treatment strategies for the pediatric/young adult population affected by joint hypermobility syndromes. The treatment focuses on both orthopedic...   Read More

    


Post-Mastectomy and/or Axillary Node Dissection Rehabilitation Protocol

Abi Roxana Guerra, PT, DPT, CLT-ALM, Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Oncologic Physical Therapy

February 16, 2022

The purpose of this presentation is to offer Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, and patients a guide to confidently engage in treatment protocols specific to post-mastectomy and...   Read More

   


Preventing Caregiver Burnout

Mira Rollins, OTR/L

February 9, 2022

Successful outcomes and sustained health and wellness for patients depend on the compliance and performance of caregivers. This presentation identifies specific symptoms of caregiver burnout as well a...   Read More

  


Occupational Therapy’s Role in Addressing the Needs of People Experiencing Homelessness

Caitlin Synovec, OTD, OTR/L, BCMH

February 9, 2022

This course reviews OT's role in addressing the needs of people experiencing homelessness including areas of occupation, types of services, and different settings.   Read More

 


Understanding Lifestyle Management Services for Treating Pain: Documentation and Case Study Examples

Lindsey Reeves, OTD, OTR/L, CEAS

February 7, 2022

This course provides an overview of the process of delivering lifestyle management interventions for the treatment of pain by exploring the process of developing a plan of care and strategies for docu...   Read More

   


Virtual Reality and Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Jasleen Grewal, Registered Occupational Therapist, PhD Candidate, University of British Columbia, Julia Schmidt, PhD, BSc (Occupational Therapy)

February 2, 2022

Virtual reality can be incorporated into neurorehabilitation with individuals who have sustained a brain injury. Specifically, this course will describe virtual reality platforms and their use in neur...   Read More

 


Reasonable Modifications: What Does The ADA Say? And What Are The Rights Of Your Clients?

Kathryn Sorensen, OTD, OTR/L, ADAC

January 31, 2022

This short course gives therapists an understanding of the rights and laws of people with disabilities as put into law under the ADA, FHA, AACA, and other laws. It is these laws that allow people with...   Read More


Animal Assisted Therapy As An Adjunct To OT

Melissa Winkle, OTR/L, FAOTA, CPDT-KA, Phoebe Yam, OTD, OTR/L

January 24, 2022

Occupational therapy practitioners who would like to include or improve their inclusion of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) in OT practice will benefit from this course. The speakers will provide a gener...   Read More

   


Covid-19 With Older Adults: An Update (Reboot)

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

January 18, 2022

Occupational Therapy Practitioners serve an important role for older adults amidst COVID19 as we address ADL, safety, quality of life, mental health, and other areas directly impacted by this virus. O...   Read More

   


Multisensory Stimulation Rooms for Persons with Dementia: Design on a Dime

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP

January 7, 2022

This session reviews the benefits and limitations of sensory stimulation for persons with dementia and design factors to consider when designing a multi-sensory space. This session will offer a “des...   Read More

  


Back to School: Discussing the Biomechanical Impact of Backpacks

Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT

January 7, 2022

Carrying a backpack to school is a common activity demand of school-age children, and while there are many options for types of backpacks, there are ways to properly pack and wear a backpack to reduce...   Read More

   


An Occupational Therapist's Perspective On Visual Deficits in Pediatrics

Subah Gupta, MHS, OTR/L, SCLV, CBIS

January 7, 2022

This presentation reviews commonly encountered visual deficits in the pediatric population. Screening and intervention techniques within the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework will be discussed.   Read More

  


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