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Occupational Therapy’s Role With People Who Live With Chronic Pain

Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA

February 8, 2021

This course provides an overview of occupational therapy’s role with patients who live with chronic pain in an era when people need alternatives to pain medication. It provides evidence-based inform...   Read More

  


OT and Acute Pain: Staying True to Our Holistic Roots

Megan Doyle, MS, OTR/L, FPS, Cert-APHPT

February 8, 2021

This course will provide a broad introduction to the most up to date pain neurophysiology, and the application of the biopsychosocial model of pain to the scope of occupational therapy in the treatmen...   Read More

     


Nonpharmacological Pain Management Strategies: A Lifestyle Redesign® Approach

Lindsey Reeves, OTD, OTR/L, CEAS

February 8, 2021

Learn about nonpharmacological pain management strategies with a focus on Lifestyle Redesign® as an occupational therapy treatment approach for chronic pain conditions. An introduction to lifestyle,...   Read More

     


Ethical Considerations in Rehabilitation: A Clinical Perspective for Therapists

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

February 4, 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

 


Power Wheelchair Advanced Features

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

January 25, 2021

Power wheelchairs do far more than drive – the driving method can be used to navigate and control other features including Reverse, Speeds, Power Seating, or an Interfaced Assistive Technology devic...   Read More

  


Positioning for Function: The Trunk and Extremities

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

January 25, 2021

This course presents common trunk asymmetries seen in wheelchair seating with suggested strategies to address each challenge. Providing as neutral a trunk position as possible improves overall posture...   Read More


An Upper Extremity Primer: Assessing Motion and Strength

Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT

January 11, 2021

This course will cover the assessment of upper extremity motion and strength in relation to the provision of UE rehabilitation.   Read More


Using the Science of Sensory Process to Survive The Holidays

Rondalyn V. Whitney, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

January 4, 2021

Stress reduces our ability to cope and the holidays increase the number of stressors in our daily lives: The pandemic presents a unique pile-on effect for families. This advanced level course builds o...   Read More

  


OT’s Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic: Older Adults

Elizabeth Alicea Torres, MS, OTR/L

December 8, 2020

This course provides an overview of a variety of the mental health issues the elderly face in the presence of the COVID-19 pandemic. This course provides examples of situations where the deteriorating...   Read More

   


20Q: Interview With A Pediatric Researcher

Anita Witt Mitchell, PhD, OTR, FAOTA

December 3, 2020

In this edition of a Salute to the OT Pioneers, we highlight Dr. Anita Witt Mitchell's career and contributions to occupational therapy. Dr. Mitchell is a fellow of the American Occupational Therapy A...   Read More

  


OT's Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic: The Medically Complex Client with HIV

Simone Gill, PhD, OTR/L, Christine Helfrich, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Danny Shin, OTR/L

December 1, 2020

This course covers the physical, psychosocial, and environmental factors that the medically complex client may face during COVID-19. Information will be highlighted through an overview of intervention...   Read More

   


OT's Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic: Persons Experiencing Homelessness

Caitlin Synovec, OTD, OTR/L, BCMH

December 1, 2020

This course provides an overview of occupational therapy response and interventions to COVID-19 for adults experiencing homelessness and/or housing instability. This is Day 4 of the virtual conference...   Read More

  


OT's Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic: Promoting School Participation, A Trauma-Informed Approach

Amanda M. Rodriguez, OTD, MOT, OTR/L

November 24, 2020

This is an introductory course focused on the impact of the pandemic on school participation and well-being through a trauma-informed lens. The course offers an overview of trauma, trauma-informed car...   Read More

   


OT's Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic: Adolescents in Group Homes

Joanna Stumper, MS, OTR/L

November 23, 2020

This course describes the evolving role of OT in group homes during a pandemic. The focus is on strategies utilized to establish safety and stability during a collective traumatic experience. This is...   Read More

  


Therapeutic Modalities: Electrotherapy

Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS

November 4, 2020

Therapeutic modalities are often part of a comprehensive treatment use by therapists. This three-part series provides an evidence-based review of common modalities used by healthcare professionals. Pa...   Read More

    


Intimate Partner Violence: Implications for Occupational Justice and Practice

Heather Javaherian-Dysinger, OTD, OTR/L

October 27, 2020

Intimate partner violence is a justice issue that impacts occupational participation and the health of individuals, families, and communities. This course focuses on understanding the role of occupati...   Read More

  


Occupational Therapy Treatment for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

Scott Rushanan, MS, OTR/L, MBA

October 23, 2020

This course offers occupational therapists a background on Multiple Sclerosis (pathophysiology, diagnosis, and signs/symptoms), functional and cognitive impairments associated with the disease, as wel...   Read More

 


Therapeutic Modalities: Ultrasound

Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS

October 22, 2020

Therapeutic modalities are often part of a comprehensive treatment use by therapists. This three-part series provides an evidence-based review of common modalities used by healthcare professionals. Pa...   Read More

    


Therapeutic Modalities: Cryotherapy and Thermotherapy

Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS

October 15, 2020

Therapeutic modalities are often part of a comprehensive treatment use by therapists. This three-part series provides an evidence-based review of common modalities used by healthcare professionals. Pa...   Read More

    


Behavioral And Daily Challenges In Children With Autism

Cara Koscinski, OTD, OTR/L

October 6, 2020

This course will describes the behavioral challenges of occupational performance for children with autism. The ways in which children show difficulty with behavior will be explored. Emphasis will be p...   Read More

 


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