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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/L, 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/L, 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


Hippotherapy: A Tool To Achieve Occupational Therapy Treatment Goals

Barbara Smith, MS, OTR/L

February 15, 2017

Hippotherapy is a uniquely, exciting and effective intervention that involves using a horse as a tool to achieve therapeutic goals. Occupational therapists can use the emotional bond between rider and...   Read More


Empowering OTAs To Be Exceptional Fieldwork Educators

Amy Mahle, MHA, COTA/L

February 6, 2017

OTAs may be initially unsure if they are prepared for the responsibility of hosting and training a fieldwork student. Through this course, participants will learn strategies to effectively educate the...   Read More

Fun, Practical, Client-Centered Activities to Encourage Social Emotional Development in Pediatric Practice

Nicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L

February 1, 2017

This course emphasizes social emotional learning (SEL) to promote successful occupational participation and performance for children. Social emotional learning emphasizes the process of how children d...   Read More


New SNF Quality Measures: How OTs Can Boost Facility Performance

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

January 24, 2017

This session provides a detailed overview of the six new quality measures and their impact on 5-Star Quality Rating. Attention is given to those measures related to successful community discharge, sho...   Read More


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