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How to Administer the Wolf Motor Function Test (WMFT)

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

November 22, 2013

I am here to talk to you about the Wolf Motor Function Test. I became familiar with this at my work at Emory where we used the Wolf Motor Function Test quite extensively in our research. The objective...   Read More

 


The Functional Test for the Hemiplegic Upper Extremity (FTHUE)

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

November 8, 2013

Today I want to share with you an assessment called the Functional Test for the Hemiplegic Upper Extremity. This is an assessment I used when working at Emory University doing research. It is a test t...   Read More

  


Effective Screening Practices for the LTC Resident

Shelly Mesure, M.S., OTR/L

October 28, 2013

>> Shelly Mesure: Today we are going to be talking about the effective screening practices for long-term care residents. The material here is looking at the whole entire process from what it m...   Read More

 


Assessment of Postural Control in the Geriatric Population

Salvador Bondoc, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

October 1, 2013

Although I am in full-time academia, I am very active in the clinic where I see issues firsthand and can test solutions. One of those issues is postural control in the geriatric population. Although t...   Read More

 


Strategies and supports for providing early intervention services to children with autism

Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L

September 23, 2013

I thought it be nice to do a training on strategies more specific to young children with autism. Today we are going to start with an overview on autism. We are going to talk about what the research sa...   Read More

 


Nerve Compression

Rebecca Neiduski, Ph.D., OTR/L, CHT

September 12, 2013

Today I am going to discuss nerve compression. As we go through this presentation, I hope that you are asking yourself the questions, “What do I currently do? What is the current practice I use? Wha...   Read More


Away with S-O-A-P and on to Proficient Documentation

Mary Daulong, PT, CHC, CHP

September 6, 2013

This text base course is a transcript of a live seminar titled "Away with S-O-A-P an On to Proficient Documentation” presented by Mary Daulong. It is strongly recommended that you follow...   Read More


Improving Memory Using the Spaced Retrieval Technique for Occupational Therapists

Megan L. Malone, MA, CCC-SLP, Jennifer Loehr, M.A., CCC-SLP

August 30, 2013

Mainly what I am going to be sharing with you today is the use of this technique with the older population, specifically with the dementia population, but as we are going to find out, spaced-retrieval...   Read More


What Every Occupational Therapist Should Know About Evidence-Based Practice

Franklin Stein, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

August 22, 2013

Let me start with some basic questions that are related to evidence-based practice. Are occupational therapists being effective with patients? How do we know that a therapist is an excellent occupatio...   Read More


Cultural Competence in the Clinic

Roxie M. Black, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

August 12, 2013

This text based course is a transcript of the live webinar titled "Cultural Competence in the Clinic", presented by Roxie Black PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA.>> Roxie Black: This presentation doe...   Read More

 


Options for Improving Upper Extremity Function Following Cervical Spinal Cord Injury

Anne Bryden, OTR/L

August 2, 2013

>> Anne Bryden: I am glad to see such interest in this topic. I know that spinal cord injury is generally a smaller population compared to a lot of the types of disabilities that we as occupat...   Read More

 


Depression and Other Psychosocial Disorders Associated with Stroke

Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS

July 25, 2013

A person who has depression is 2-3 times more likely to have a stroke. There is also a risk factor for not surviving a stroke. Having depression prior to stroke can be a very high risk factor and a po...   Read More

  


Interpreting Challenging Behavior in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L

June 28, 2013

The following course is designed to teach participants how to interpret challenging behavior using evidence-based practice. Participants will break down the components of challenging behavior and use...   Read More

 


Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders: Characteristics and Learning Styles

Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L

June 19, 2013

The following course will increase participants understanding of the autism spectrum disorder as it currently is in the DSMIV. Participants will also gain knowledge on the upcoming DSMV and how it rel...   Read More

 


Restraint Reduction: Regulations, Alternatives and Therapy Intervention

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

June 12, 2013

This text based course is a transcript of the live webinar titled, "Restraint Reduction: Regulations, Alternatives and Therapy Intervention" presented by Kathleen Weissberg M.S., OTR/L.>&...   Read More

 


Fear of Falling and Activity Restriction Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS

June 4, 2013

This text is a transcript based on the live webinar titled, "Fear of Falling and Activity Restriction Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults" presented by Jane Painter Ed.D., OTR/L, FAOTA.>...   Read More


Flexor Tendon Injuries

Rebecca Neiduski, Ph.D., OTR/L, CHT

May 30, 2013

>> Rebecca Von der Heyde: I would like to know a little bit about those joining us today. Have you treated a patient with a flexor tendon injury in the past month? Have you ever treated a pati...   Read More


Management of Shoulder Subluxation After Stroke

Salvador Bondoc, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

May 17, 2013

This text-based course is a transcript of the live webinar titled, "Management of Shoulder Subluxation After Stroke", presented by Salvador Bondoc, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA >> Salvador Bondoc...   Read More

 


Effective Strategies for Decreasing Challenging Behavior in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L

February 20, 2013

The following course will provide the participants with a framework for providing intervention to individuals with autism spectrum disorders. The intervention strategies discussed are for teaching new...   Read More

 


EADLs: Enabling Access to Environments and Activities Across the Lifespan

Kim Furphy, D.HSc., OT, ATP

January 30, 2013

This seminar focuses on provision of EADL Units for individuals across the lifespan. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about various devices available to offer individuals access to mult...   Read More


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