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Prematurity: Diagnosis and Related Conditions

Rhonda Mattingly, EdD, CCC-SLP

May 7, 2018

This course provides an introduction to prematurity and co-occurring problems and diagnoses. The outcomes associated with early experiences, short-term complications, and long-term complications are d...   Read More

 


Typical Feeding Development: An Overview

Rhonda Mattingly, EdD, CCC-SLP

May 1, 2018

This course provides an introduction to multiple factors associated with feeding development and includes a review of typical milestones. A summary of conditions that can disrupt the normal process ar...   Read More

 


Positioning the Head

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 1, 2018

This course will discuss various strategies to optimize head position. First, we will explore strategies beyond the head support, including specific positioning interventions and addressing visual iss...   Read More

 


Yoga Supports for Addiction Recovery (Part 2)

Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500

April 23, 2018

Picking up where we left off in part 1, we will make a deeper exploration of Yogic supports for expanding long-term recovery from addiction. Understanding the philosophical foundations of yoga, the im...   Read More

 


Assistive Technology to Improve Classroom Performance

Pawan Preet Kaur, OTR/L, ATP

April 22, 2018

This course will outline various forms of low and high tech forms of assistive technology which may be incorporated into classrooms.   Read More

 


Balance & Outcome Measures

Sharon L. Gorman, PT, DPTSc, GCS

April 16, 2018

With the growing requirement to objectively measure impairments and utilize standardized measures to confirm patient changes, the ability to integrate and use outcome measures is a key skill necessary...   Read More

 


Energy Crisis! Mitochondrial Disease and its Effects on Daily Life

Cara Koscinski, MOT, OTR/L

April 9, 2018

The mitochondrial cells in our bodies are responsible for creating 90% of the energy needed to sustain life and support organ function. The parts of the body that need the most energy, such as the hea...   Read More


Yoga Supports for Addiction Recovery (Part 1)

Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500

April 2, 2018

Yoga provides a dynamic support for expanding long-term recovery from addiction. Understanding the philosophical foundations of yoga, the principles of ayurveda (the medical science of yoga) and the u...   Read More

 


Accessible Therapeutic Horticulture with Micro-Dwarf Plants in Occupational Therapy

Ellen Pong, DPT, MOT, BA

April 2, 2018

This course will provide practical instruction on utilizing micro-dwarf tomato plants for provision of highly affordable and accessible therapeutic horticulture/gardening as a meaningful occupation, w...   Read More

  


Delivering Culturally Competent Care: Strategies for Clinicians

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

March 26, 2018

This course defines cultural and linguistic competency and related terms and presents factors that may affect the ability to provide culturally and linguistically competent care. This session addresse...   Read More


20Q: Public Policy Advocacy

Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA

March 19, 2018

Welcome Dr. Barbara Kornblau-Public policy has a significant impact on the health of the nation. It affects the number of individuals who are covered by health insurance, how health providers are reim...   Read More

 


Restraint Reduction: Regulations, Alternatives and Therapy Intervention

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

March 16, 2018

This session will review updated regulations related to physical and chemical restraints in long-term care. Resident assessment, therapy interventions, and alternatives to restraints will be discussed...   Read More

 


Demystifying the Evidence: Strategies for Integrating Research into Adult Rehabilitation Settings

Lisa Juckett, MOT, OTR/L

March 13, 2018

This course is designed to provide practitioners with strategies for how to effectively integrate research into real-world practice. Attendees will be introduces to the field of implementation science...   Read More

 


Incontinence: Practical Tips for the Occupational Therapy Practitioner (Part 2)

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

March 12, 2018

This course is Part 2 of this series. Practitioners working in all settings will learn practical treatment interventions to address urinary and bowel incontinence.   Read More


Incontinence: Practical Tips for the Occupational Therapy Practitioner (Part 1)

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

March 6, 2018

This course teaches practical treatment interventions for the generalist practitioner. Strategies can be used in a variety of settings, including home health, skilled nursing facility, hospitals, and...   Read More

  


Aging Programming: Evidence-based Strategies for Aging in Place

Pamela E. Toto, PhD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA

February 28, 2018

Older adults may experience age-related changes and chronic health conditions that challenge their goal to age-in-place.This presentation will provide clinicians with a basic understanding of evidence...   Read More

 


Occupation: What Interventions Do We Target to Promote Aging in Place

Christine Daeschner, MOT, OTR/L

February 27, 2018

Older adults may experience age-related changes and chronic health conditions that challenge their goal to age-in-place. This presentation will provide clinicians with a basic understanding of key occ...   Read More

 


Environment: Where and How We Promote Aging in Place

Beth Fields, PhD, OTR/L

February 26, 2018

This webinar will examine the contextual and environmental factors that influence the ability of older adults to age-in-place. Understanding how the environment and context support or impede successfu...   Read More

  


Person: Who Are We Helping To Age In Place

Traci Herc, MOT, OTR/L

February 21, 2018

Older adults may experience age-related changes and chronic health conditions that challenge their goal to age-in-place. This presentation will provide clinicians with a basic understanding of the com...   Read More

 


Introduction: Defining the Concept of Aging in Place

Kelly Dickson, CScD, OTR/L

February 21, 2018

Older adults may experience age-related changes and chronic health conditions that challenge their goal to age-in-place. This presentation will provide clinicians with a basic understanding of the con...   Read More