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The Effects of Visual Perceptual Problems in Children and Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury

Shoshana Shamberg, OTR/L, MS, FAOTA

February 14, 2018

As therapists and advocates for this vulnerable population it is important to understand how different sensory processing disorders manifest and affect functioning, how to best advocate for clients re...   Read More

 


Is it Sensory or Behavior? Understanding Challenging Behavior

Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L

February 7, 2018

The following course provides a framework for better understanding challenging behavior. Participants will learn how to identify target behavior, create a hypothesis, and create an intervention plan.   Read More

   


Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders

Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L

February 6, 2018

The following course is an introduction to autism spectrum disorder. Participants will learn about the diagnosis of autism as it is described in the DSMV.   Read More

 


A Focus On Caregivers For Persons With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) And Motor Neuron Diseases

Ann Burkhardt, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

February 5, 2018

This course will provide a perspective on caregiving for person’s with ALS and motor neuron disease. Occupational Therapists work with clients and their caregivers regularly. When the disease is a p...   Read More


Reducing Disability in Frail Older Adults

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

January 23, 2018

Editor’s note: This text-based course is a transcript of the webinar, Reducing Disability in Frail Older Adults, Pamela E. Toto, PhD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA.Learning ObjectivesAfter this course, part...   Read More

  


Hydroneurolysis: A Non-Invasive Carpal Tunnel Release and Therapeutic Recovery

Krysta Rives, MBA, COTA/L, CKTP

January 23, 2018

This course will introduce participants to a non-invasive carpal tunnel release procedure performed under ultrasound guidance. Learners will become familiar with basic anatomy, assessments, and therap...   Read More


Parental Concerns and Pediatric Feeding Disorders: Looking at the Sensory Side of Things

Jennifer Dahms, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S

January 15, 2018

Parents often seek out feeding therapy services for their child due to sensory-based feeding difficulties. It is important to be cognizant of the nature behind these sensory-based issues and be able t...   Read More

  


Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Techniques For Pediatric Occupational Therapists: Applications To Motor Learning

Brittany Hand, PhD, OTR/L

January 10, 2018

This course will cover basic ABA techniques and will explain how those techniques can be applied in motor learning interventions to optimize patient outcomes.   Read More

 


Applying the Kawa Model in Occupational Therapy Practice

Michael Iwama, PhD, MSc, BScOT, BSc

January 6, 2018

This presentation will provide a comprehensive overview to the newest substantial Model of Occupational Therapy, with emphasis on its application to practice. Directed to Students, Clinicians and Educ...   Read More

 


Fatigue Management Occupational Therapy for Individuals with Autoimmune Disease

Ellen Pong, DPT, MOT, BA

January 4, 2018

This course will explore occupational therapy’s role in providing evidence-based interventions for management of profound, chronic, pathological fatigue encountered by patients with autoimmune or ne...   Read More


Visual Skills and Impact On Learning: Strategies and Resources

Kim Wiggins, OTR/L

December 23, 2017

Children are often misdiagnosed with attention deficits without taking a good look at possible visual insufficiencies. The webinar includes easy-to-understand explanations of the visual system and man...   Read More

 


Therapy Management of Burn Injuries

Alicia Jordan, PT, DPT

December 19, 2017

This course will provide the learner with basic information on the integumentary system, burn wound classification, burn wound healing, and therapy management of burn injuries based on classification.   Read More

  


Amputation Rehabilitation: The Military Experience

Annemarie Orr, OTD, OTR/L

December 16, 2017

This course will provide an overview of occupational therapy’s role in the rehabilitation of amputations in a military setting. The phases of rehabilitation, client-centered goals, and occupation ba...   Read More

  


The Unseen Injuries: Mental Health and Cognition Implications for Service Members During and After Their Time in Service

Erik Johnson, MS, OT

December 11, 2017

With the incredible amount of stress that Service Members face while on Active Duty and after their commitments, there is a huge need for skilled OT intervention in the areas of mental health and cogn...   Read More

   


The Role of Occupational Therapy Within Military Settings

Erik Johnson, MS, OT

December 11, 2017

This session will give a broad overview of military occupational therapy across the spectrum of care. It will include recent case studies of wounded service members and OT intervention both in a tradi...   Read More

  


Using OT Assessments And Interventions To Help Community Dwelling Older Adults

Ann Burkhardt, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

December 7, 2017

This course will provide an introduction to standardized assessments that can be used to support their inclusion as having measurable functional assessments in community based settings with adults and...   Read More

 


Evaluation and Management of Arterial and Venous Ulcers

Jennifer A. Gardner, PT, DPT, MHA, CWS

November 15, 2017

This course will discuss the distinct characteristics of arterial and venous ulcers. It will also present best practice for evaluating and treatment of these types of wounds.   Read More


Assistive Technology and Severe Multiple Sclerosis

Vikram Pagpatan, MS, OTR/L, ATP

November 14, 2017

This course will outline various forms of low and high tech forms of assistive technology which may be incorporated to the treatment of multiple sclerosis.   Read More

 


Pediatric Feeding Disorders Overview

Rachel DeCarie, MOT, OTR/L, Stacy Layer, MA, BCBA

November 13, 2017

The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of pediatric feeding disorders and how behavior analysts and occupational therapists can have similar goals in the treatment of the disorder. Poten...   Read More

   


Sleep in Pediatric Occupational Therapy Practice: A Family-Centered Approach

Nicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L

October 29, 2017

This course emphasizes the assessment and intervention process of sleep, using a holistic approach with the person, environment, and occupation model. The course includes the science of sleep, evidenc...   Read More