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Seating Assessment For Mobility Bases: An Introduction

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

September 14, 2022

Therapists are often key members of the wheelchair seating evaluation team. Seating assessment includes evaluation of current posture and equipment, a mat examination, and equipment recommendations. T...   Read More

   


Kids + Backpacks: How to Pick, Pack, and Position for Injury Prevention

Written by the Continued staff

August 30, 2022

The experts at OccupationalTherapy.com offer tips for safely wearing a backpack to prevent injury.   Read More


Our Top Picks (and Yours!) for OT Blogs + Podcasts

Written by the Continued staff

August 23, 2022

The team at OccupationalTherapy.com has rounded up their favorite blogs and podcasts to stay apprised of the latest trends and current on the basics and best practices.   Read More


Cerebral Palsy Review: Medical and Therapy Management

Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L, BCP

August 23, 2022

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is the most common physical disability in children, affecting 1-4 out of every 1,000 live births around the world. Evidence-based medical, surgical, and therapeutic interventions a...   Read More

   


Technologies For People With Intellectual Disabilities: Preparing For The ATP Exam

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

August 21, 2022

This course presents a variety of commercial and assistive cognitive technologies which can be used to remediate and accommodate intellectual disabilities. The information is designed to help prepare...   Read More

   


Wheelchair Seating Interventions

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

August 15, 2022

Occupational and physical therapists are often key members of the wheelchair seating evaluation team. Seating interventions, including pressure management, seated angles, and strategies to address com...   Read More

  


Occupational Therapy For Driving And Adaptive Equipment

Michelle Fisher, MOT, OTR/L, ATP, CDRS

August 11, 2022

The unique role of occupational therapy in driver rehabilitation as a complex IADL including common occupational therapy assessments related to driving and adaptive equipment options will be addressed...   Read More

 


Cerebral Palsy Review: Clinical Presentation, Evaluation, And Diagnosis

Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L, BCP

August 10, 2022

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is the most common physical disability in children, affecting 1-4 out of every 1,000 live births around the world. Information on etiology, early warning signs, evaluation, and dia...   Read More

   


Treating Sleep Deficits In Individuals With Neurological Impairment Utilizing Occupation-Based Sleep Interventions

Yvonne Monti, OTD, OTR/L

August 8, 2022

The incidence of sleep deficits in the neurological population, as well as the secondary occupational deficits related to fatigue, will be discussed in this course. Occupation-based sleep assessment a...   Read More

   


Preventing Burnout With Self-Care

Written by the Continued staff

August 8, 2022

Telehealth was an emerging area of practice prior to the pandemic. And over the past two years, it has proven it is here to stay. There are many benefits. For example, telehealth increases access to s...   Read More


Expanding Ergonomic Concepts Across Areas Of Occupation

Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT

August 3, 2022

Applying ergonomic concepts to areas of occupation outside of the domain of work will be reviewed in this course. Rest and sleep, IADLs, education, and leisure participation will also be explored in o...   Read More

   


What’s Culture Got To Do With It? OT Practice With Pediatric Clients From Diverse Communities Podcast

Cristina Reyes Smith, OTD, OTR/L, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

July 27, 2022

The meaning in occupational engagement is rooted in the client's cultural heritage. Occupational therapy practitioners must be aware of and sensitive to any client's culture, but it is especially impo...   Read More

    


Occupational Therapy's Role In Opioid Recovery Podcast

Monica Robinson, OTD, MS, OT/L, BCMH, FAOTA, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

July 22, 2022

Opioid-use disorder is a national population health crisis affecting those of all ages. Understanding the demographic, socioeconomic, psychosocial, and substance use characteristics of different group...   Read More

   


Self-Care Management and Professional Burnout Reduction Strategies

Mira Rollins, OTR/L

July 19, 2022

While improving and advocating for the emotional and physical wellbeing of patients, health care workers frequently neglect their own. This presentation will give specific symptoms to identify profess...   Read More

 


Facilitating Client Emergency Preparedness

Amber L. Ward, MS, OTR/L, BCPR, ATP/SMS, FAOTA

July 14, 2022

This course will offer options, materials, information, and education about how to facilitate emergency preparedness in clients and caregivers and how to potentially help keep clients safer. We will d...   Read More

    


Aging and Vision: The Occupational Therapy Role

Subah Gupta, MHS, OTR/L, SCLV, CBIS

July 13, 2022

Commonly encountered visual deficits in the geriatric population will be discussed including screening and intervention techniques within Occupational Therapy Practice Framework.   Read More

    


Screen Use in Children and Impact on Development: What Has Changed?

Angie Neal, MS, CCC-SLP

June 27, 2022

This course provides updated information about children and screens, explains the reasons for increased referrals, and shares practical strategies for minimizing negative consequences of screen use.   Read More

 


Concussion And Pain: Exploring Treatment From An OT Perspective

Zara Dureno, MOT

June 27, 2022

The connection between concussions and pain, the types of pain most frequently seen in concussions, how the nervous system is involved, and best practices for occupational therapy treatment will be ex...   Read More

 


Understanding The Evidence For Therapeutic Extended Reality (XR) Podcast

Robert Ferguson, MHS, OTR/L, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

June 22, 2022

Evidence-based treatment strategies and techniques to provide an engaging, motivating, task-oriented, and salient experience providing the requisite use, repetition, and intensity of training for skil...   Read More

      


Ergonomic Mistakes You’re Making While Working at Home

Written by the Continued staff

June 1, 2022

Working from home has become increasingly common. Even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a sharp increase of remote work in many professions. Occupational therapy has a long history in work an...   Read More


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