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Living Life to its Fullest: One Breath at a Time

Richard Sabel, MA, MPH, OTR, GCFP

July 19, 2021

The average healthy person breathes more than 20,000 cycles of breath per day. This program will offer simple, practical approaches to promote efficient breathing and engagement in meaningful occupati...   Read More

  


FERPA: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

PJ Winters, EdD

July 1, 2021

An overview of FERPA including practical advice regarding the regulation of FERPA by LEAs, as well as how the federal law affects your practice in service to schools.   Read More


Translating and Implementing Motor Learning Approaches for Neurorehabilitation

Veronica T. Rowe, PhD, OTR/L, CBIST

May 28, 2021

This webinar will review current evidence-based practice of motor learning approaches that address underlying client factors that may influence occupational performance due to a neurological event. Em...   Read More

   


Matching Products to Seating Needs

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 28, 2021

Once the wheelchair seating assessment has been completed and seating interventions considered, it is time to match specific client needs to product interventions. This course presents various categor...   Read More

    


Durable Medical Equipment for Activities of Daily Living

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 28, 2021

Clients who use wheelchair seating and mobility equipment often have other durable medical equipment (DME) needs, as well. Durable medical equipment is often used to assist activities of daily living...   Read More

  


Dependent Mobility Intervention

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 28, 2021

Dependent mobility devices are not designed for self-propulsion. These include adaptive strollers, transport chairs, tilt in space manual wheelchairs, reclining manual wheelchairs, and standard manual...   Read More

   


Augmented Mobility Intervention

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 28, 2021

Augmented mobility is used with clients who require assistance in ambulation. This category of equipment includes walking canes, crutches, walkers, and gait trainers. Augmented mobility is used to pre...   Read More

  


A Sensory Approach to Home

Britt Collins-Feist, MS, OTR/L

May 28, 2021

This course provides the participants with sensory strategies including yoga and mindfulness activities to help create home-based therapy ideas for their families. You will learn about sensory regulat...   Read More

 


20Q: Psychosocial Rehabilitation

Moses N. Ikiugu, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

May 10, 2021

In this edition of a Salute to the OT Pioneers, we highlight Dr. Moses Ikiugu. Dr. Ikiugu is currently a professor of occupational therapy and the Director of Research at the University of South Dakot...   Read More

  


Understanding Primitive Reflexes: How They Impact Child Development and Intervention Strategies for Integration

Samantha Heidenreich, OTD, MOT

May 6, 2021

This course looks at entry-level knowledge of primitive reflexes. Participants will identify retained reflexes and utilize strategies to support integration to facilitate child development.   Read More

  


Finding the Person Within: Utilizing Occupational Therapy to Promote Person-Centered Care in Treatment of Individuals with Dementia

Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L

April 30, 2021

This course introduces various dementias and the impact of the many symptoms on function and participation. Emphasis is on the use of evidence-based practice to develop a person-centered, occupation-b...   Read More

  


Scar Management for Therapists

Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L

April 14, 2021

This course is a review of scar biology and abnormal scar development, with a focus on those scars that may pose barriers to function. Information is provided on conservative care provided by OTs, inc...   Read More

  


How Information Literacy Can Support Occupational Therapy Practice

Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT

April 14, 2021

There is an abundant amount of information available today regarding choices about health and wellness. Busy occupational therapy practitioners need to be able to find, evaluate, organize, and convey...   Read More

 


Creating Functional Homes for Dementia

Emily Reilly, DHSc, MSOTR/L, ECHM

April 14, 2021

The home environment and the care team can greatly empower or inhibit a person’s quality of life and participation. Occupational Therapists can support clients and families within the home by creati...   Read More

    


Nurture the Leader Inside: Making an Impact as Occupational Therapy Professionals

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

March 19, 2021

Leadership, or becoming a leader, can feel outside of who we identify ourselves as occupational therapy professionals however, with our unique skill sets, we are often qualified to step into a leaders...   Read More


Feeding and Nutrition Interventions for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Samantha Heidenreich, OTD, MOT

March 19, 2021

This course reviews the feeding behaviors and habits of children with autism, as well as the brain/gut relationship and nutritional implications for feeding. Participants will be instructed on how to...   Read More

  


20Q: A Gerontology Expert

Regula H. Robnett, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

February 23, 2021

In this edition of a Salute to the OT Pioneers, we highlight Dr. Regula Robnett. She is a fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association, has had a distinguished career as an occupational the...   Read More

 


Tools to Optimize Quality Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care: Tackling Loneliness and Social Isolation

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

February 15, 2021

This session will review practical and cost-effective strategies care providers can implement to impact these areas. Following the framework of person-centered care, providers will hear about meaningf...   Read More

  


Mindfulness Practices for Managing Pain and Promoting Occupational Performance

Richard Sabel, MA, MPH, OTR, GCFP

February 8, 2021

The past decade has seen exponential growth in the use of mindfulness-based interventions among health professionals. This program will explore how approaches such as Yoga, Tai Chi, Feldenkrais, breat...   Read More

  


Ergonomics and Pain

Marissa Marchioni, OTD, OTR/L, CEAS

February 8, 2021

Attend this presentation to learn about basic ergonomic principles and applications to a variety of settings. We examine applications and strategies for educating clients about the importance of ergon...   Read More

  


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