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Low Vision Rehabilitation: Assessment & Treatment Strategies for Older Adults

Elsa Zavoda, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, CLVT

October 30, 2015

This is an introductory course in Low Vision Rehabilitation for OT’s/OTA’s, who want to incorporate Low Vision Rehabilitation services into current practices.   Read More

 


Seating: Matching Client Needs to Product

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 21, 2015

Today's webinar is Seating: Matching Client Needs to Product. We are going to be talking about various categories of seating systems, including primary support surfaces, the seat and the back, seconda...   Read More

 


An Overview of Electronic Aids to Daily Living

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 20, 2015

As we move through this topic of Electronic Aids to Daily Living or EADLs, we are going to cover various categories of these basic EADLs, and multifunction EADLs, and will define what those terms mean...   Read More


Contemporary Motor Learning Approaches for Neurorehabilitation

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

October 16, 2015

We are going to talk about how motor learning theory has evolved from motor control to motor learning theory. I am going to list several current neurorehabilitation intervention strategies – things...   Read More


Wheelchair Seating Assessment

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 15, 2015

We will talking about the evaluation team, evaluation of the client's current posture and current equipment, and really getting into the heart of the seating assessment. We will examine in detail the...   Read More

 


Seating Interventions

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 13, 2015

In today's webinar we are going to be concentrating on three different things. We are going to quickly go through some information about pressure. Pressure is a big deal when it comes to wheelchair se...   Read More

 


Advocating for Ethical Care in the SNF Setting

Rachel Wynn, MS, CCC-SLP

October 13, 2015

Before we dive into those solutions, let us make sure we are on the same page in terms of what ethical dilemmas are. How many of you face ethical dilemmas every day that greatly impact the quality of...   Read More

 


Upper Limb Prosthetic Rehabilitation for OTs: Management and Resources

Debra Latour, OTD, M.Ed. Advanced Practice of Occupational Therapy, OTR/L

October 2, 2015

This is the fourth and final in the series that is based upon an understanding on the types of limb deficiency and loss, the diverse technologies available, the approaches to evaluation which we learn...   Read More

 


Upper Limb Prosthetic Rehabilitation for Occupational Therapists: Evaluation

Debra Latour, OTD, M.Ed. Advanced Practice of Occupational Therapy, OTR/L

October 1, 2015

When you see a client hopefully they have already seen a prosthetist. If not, you are going to be instrumental in helping them to find one. That being said, your recommendations based on what you find...   Read More

 


Upper Limb Prosthetic Rehabilitation for Occupational Therapists: Understanding Technology

Debra Latour, OTD, M.Ed. Advanced Practice of Occupational Therapy, OTR/L

September 30, 2015

Occupational therapy is a critical component of upper limb prosthetic rehabilitation. The problem, as I shared last week, is that occupational therapists may rarely see an individual with amputation....   Read More

 


Upper Limb Prosthetic Rehabilitation for Occupational Therapists: An Introduction

Debra Latour, OTD, M.Ed. Advanced Practice of Occupational Therapy, OTR/L

September 29, 2015

What does prosthetic rehabilitation involve? It goes beyond the basics of preparing the residual limb and the actual prosthetic training of opening and closing a terminal device. It also includes aspe...   Read More

 


Strategies for Teaching Social Skills

Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L

September 18, 2015

Today we are going to talk about social skills and strategies for teaching social skills. I will go through some steps and tools. Until we are forced to break social skills down for children who do no...   Read More

 


Overview of Computer and Tablet Access

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 11, 2015

Today we will be covering computer and tablet access for clients who are unable to use standard access methods, like a standard keyboard and mouse. Traditionally on tablets, we use a finger on the dis...   Read More

 


Durable Medical Equipment

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 24, 2015

Clinicians play a key part in the evaluation team whenever DME is being selected. DME equipment is used to complete activities of daily living, and each of our clients has very specific requirements t...   Read More

 


Power Mobility

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 10, 2015

In this course, we are going to focus on power mobility. Generally, we look at power when other mobility categories do not meet a client’s mobility needs.   Read More

 


Manual Mobility for Self-Propulsion

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

July 29, 2015

A manual wheelchair is designed to provide either dependent or independent mobility to a client, as well as to support the seating system itself. A wheelchair can provide mobility, but it is very impo...   Read More

 


Post Intensive Care Syndrome

Cheryl Esbrook, OTR/L, BCPR, Marla R. Robinson, MSc, OTR/L, BCPR, BT-C, FAOTA

July 24, 2015

What came out of this task force was the term Post Intensive Care Syndrome. This is a constellation of disorders that affect ICU survivors, and these include such things as ICU-acquired weakness, ment...   Read More


Dependent Mobility

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

July 10, 2015

Dependent mobility are mobility bases that are not designed for the client to self-propel the base. The client is dependent for their mobility on a caregiver who is propelling the base instead. Specif...   Read More

 


Examining Our Attitudes toward Clinical Supervision

Jennifer Kerr, MS, CCC-SLP

July 9, 2015

We are going to talk about our attitudes toward clinical supervision. This is not a lecture necessarily on how to be a great supervisor or how to help your students or supervisees improve their skills...   Read More


Augmented Mobility

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

June 26, 2015

Augmented mobility is categorized into three main subcategories: walking aids, which includes canes and crutches, walkers, and gait trainers. All of these either "augment" or assist someone's ambulati...   Read More


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