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Articles for OT CEUs

Sustaining the Well-Being of Healthcare Workers During Coronavirus

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

April 28, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is presenting new and unique challenges. We are navigating unchartered waters with this virus, making it important to find new ways to work and interact while also taking ca...   Read More

 


Horses and Mental Health: An OT Perspective

Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS

April 27, 2020

This course explores the interactions between occupational therapy practitioners, horses, and mental health. Learn the role horses can play in working with a wide variety of mental health concerns and...   Read More


Neuromodulation for Spinal Cord Injury: OTs Role in Enhancing Outcomes

Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, OTD, CPAM, CKTP

April 21, 2020

This course will introduce the neuromodulation techniques for the remediation of spinal cord injury. Current science, treatments, and outcomes will be reviewed, followed by a discussion of the integra...   Read More


20Q: The Kawa Model of Occupational Therapy Developer

Michael Iwama, PhD, MSc, BScOT, BSc

April 18, 2020

In this edition, we highlight Dr. Michael Iwama's career and contributions to occupational therapy. Michael Iwama is an internationally known developer of the Kawa Model of Occupational Therapy. This...   Read More

  


Functional Electrical Stimulation for OTs: Principles and Application

Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, OTD, CPAM, CKTP

April 15, 2020

This course will introduce the concepts associated with the use of electrical stimulation in functional treatments, including equipment and parameter selection and modification.   Read More

 


Stress, Trauma and Mindfulness: Self-Care for Healthcare Professionals

Nicole Steward, MSW, RYT

April 14, 2020

In order to treat the whole patient, we need an understanding of how stress and trauma impacts their treatment, as well as the importance of self-care to keep us sustained. Participants will be able t...   Read More

 


A New Era: From EADLs to Alexa!

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

April 3, 2020

Electronic Aids to Daily Living provides learners an alternative means of controlling devices, primarily within the home environment, including audiovisual equipment, lighting, and thermostats. Advanc...   Read More

   


Suicide and Self-Harm in the Elderly

Teresa Fair-Field, OTD, OTR/L

March 31, 2020

This course will discuss the signs that go beyond depression to reveal active suicidal or self-harm risk. We will address the prevalence of suicidality in long term care settings, elevated risks in ca...   Read More

 


Acute Care Back to the Basics: Gerontology

Marianna Marie Andrews, MS, OTR/L, BCG, MSW

March 27, 2020

Occupational therapy practitioners play an increasingly important role in caring for the hospitalized geriatric patient, an expanding population. This course provides an overview of geriatric OT evalu...   Read More

  


Acute Care Back To The Basics: OT's Role In The Emergency Department

Lyndsay Laxton, OTR/L, Katie Freeman, MSOT, OTR/L

March 26, 2020

This webinar will educate occupational therapy practitioners on the unique role of occupational therapy within the emergency department. It will detail evidence-based interventions as well as screenin...   Read More

 


Acute Care Back to the Basics: Burn Care

Julia Smith, MS, OTR/L

March 19, 2020

Occupational therapists play a vital role in the management of upper extremity burn injuries for patients during their acute care stay. This course will focus on basic anatomy, burn classification, an...   Read More

  


Acute Care Back to the Basics: OT's Role in Critical Care

Lyndsay Laxton, OTR/L, Meghan Morrow, OTR/L

March 12, 2020

This webinar will educate occupational therapy practitioners on how to promote OT’s role in the critical care unit. It will also equip clinicians from all clinical backgrounds with evidence-based in...   Read More

    


Acute Care Back to the Basics: Vision Assessment and Management

Leah Muntges, MOTR/L

March 10, 2020

This presentation will focus on basic visual assessment and simple interventions that can be applied in the acute care setting. We will discuss considerations to make during discharge planning, includ...   Read More

  


Pediatric Case Study: Child with ADHD

Nicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L

March 4, 2020

This course focuses on a case study for a 9-year-old male with ADHD experiencing occupational challenges in education, ADL, IADL, and social participation.   Read More

 


Occupational Therapy, the High School Student with Autism, and Research Trends

Marina Scott, MS, OTR/L

February 25, 2020

This course will examine an occupational therapist's role with high school students on the autism spectrum (high functioning) including research. It will also look at current research in the field of...   Read More

   


Pediatric Case Study: Child with Oculomotor and Perceptual Challenges

Nicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L

February 19, 2020

This course focuses on a case study for a 7-year-old male child experiencing difficulties with reading, homework, and following instructions during second-grade class. Utilizing developmental approach...   Read More

   


Supporting Infants With Visual Impairment With Feeding

Marsha Dunn Klein, OTR/L, MEd, FAOTA

February 12, 2020

We will discuss the developmental characteristics of children with visual impairments and specifically how these children develop trust in the feeding relationship. Strategies for breast and bottle fe...   Read More

   


Developing in the NICU: Stress Cues & Strategies for Infant Feeding, Part 3

Jenny Jolley, MS, OTR/L, Caroline Molder, MS, OTR/L

February 7, 2020

This introductory course identifies stress with infant oral feeding and strategies to address common feeding delays.   Read More

  


Executive Function in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Cara Koscinski, OTD, OTR/L

February 3, 2020

Smooth executive function includes the ability to regulate emotions and think creatively about situations by forming multiple solutions. This course describes the effects of EF on participation in pla...   Read More

  


A Montessori-Based Approach for Aging and Dementia

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

January 23, 2020

In this course, participants will learn about the Montessori principles of independence according to one’s ability and the benefits of the prepared environment. Specifically, participants will learn...   Read More