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Moving Forward: Occupational Therapy's Unique Contribution in Treating and Promoting Pelvic Health

Richard Sabel, MA, MPH, OTR, GCFP

August 16, 2021

Pelvic health issues impact the lives of millions of men, women, and children, often limiting their ability to engage in meaningful occupations. This program will clarify functions of the pelvic floor...   Read More


Understanding Lymphedema: Anatomy, Pathophysiology and Treatment

Linda Grenus, OTR/L, CHT, CLT

August 4, 2021

Understanding lymphedema is an introductory course that will review the lymphatic system anatomy, pathophysiology, and indications/contraindications to treatment. At-risk individuals with types of can...   Read More


Upper Extremity Reconstructive Surgery for Tetraplegia: The Role of OT

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

August 3, 2021

This course reviews the role of reconstructive surgery post tetraplegia to restore UE function. Using lecture, empirical data, and case studies, we will explore options for surgical interventions, ant...   Read More


Post-Op Management of Thumb Arthroplasty: An Overview

Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT

July 28, 2021

Occupational therapy practitioners play an important role in educating clients on what to expect after surgery including guidance of post-operative therapy protocols and returning to function. This co...   Read More


Occupational Therapy’s Value in Provision of Quality Care to Prevent Readmissions

Pamela Roberts, PhD, OTR/L, SCFES, FAOTA, CPHQ, FNAP, FACRM, Marla R. Robinson, MSc, OTR/L, BCPR, BT-C, FAOTA

July 26, 2021

This course will review the current literature regarding risks for hospital readmission and identify evidence-based interventions for occupational therapy practitioners to implement in acute care and...   Read More


Living Life to its Fullest: One Breath at a Time

Richard Sabel, MA, MPH, OTR, GCFP

July 19, 2021

The average healthy person breathes more than 20,000 cycles of breath per day. This program will offer simple, practical approaches to promote efficient breathing and engagement in meaningful occupati...   Read More


FERPA: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

PJ Winters, EdD

July 1, 2021

An overview of FERPA including practical advice regarding the regulation of FERPA by LEAs, as well as how the federal law affects your practice in service to schools.   Read More

Translating and Implementing Motor Learning Approaches for Neurorehabilitation

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

May 28, 2021

This webinar will review current evidence-based practice of motor learning approaches that address underlying client factors that may influence occupational performance due to a neurological event. Em...   Read More


Matching Products to Seating Needs

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 28, 2021

Once the wheelchair seating assessment has been completed and seating interventions considered, it is time to match specific client needs to product interventions. This course presents various categor...   Read More


Durable Medical Equipment for Activities of Daily Living

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 28, 2021

Clients who use wheelchair seating and mobility equipment often have other durable medical equipment (DME) needs, as well. Durable medical equipment is often used to assist activities of daily living...   Read More


Dependent Mobility Intervention

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 28, 2021

Dependent mobility devices are not designed for self-propulsion. These include adaptive strollers, transport chairs, tilt in space manual wheelchairs, reclining manual wheelchairs, and standard manual...   Read More


Augmented Mobility Intervention

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 28, 2021

Augmented mobility is used with clients who require assistance in ambulation. This category of equipment includes walking canes, crutches, walkers, and gait trainers. Augmented mobility is used to pre...   Read More


A Sensory Approach to Home

Britt Collins-Feist, MS, OTR/L

May 28, 2021

This course provides the participants with sensory strategies including yoga and mindfulness activities to help create home-based therapy ideas for their families. You will learn about sensory regulat...   Read More


20Q: Psychosocial Rehabilitation

Moses N. Ikiugu, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

May 10, 2021

In this edition of a Salute to the OT Pioneers, we highlight Dr. Moses Ikiugu. Dr. Ikiugu is currently a professor of occupational therapy and the Director of Research at the University of South Dakot...   Read More


Understanding Primitive Reflexes: How They Impact Child Development and Intervention Strategies for Integration

Samantha Heidenreich, OTD, MOT

May 6, 2021

This course looks at entry-level knowledge of primitive reflexes. Participants will identify retained reflexes and utilize strategies to support integration to facilitate child development.   Read More


Finding the Person Within: Utilizing Occupational Therapy to Promote Person-Centered Care in Treatment of Individuals with Dementia

Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L

April 30, 2021

This course introduces various dementias and the impact of the many symptoms on function and participation. Emphasis is on the use of evidence-based practice to develop a person-centered, occupation-b...   Read More


Scar Management for Therapists

Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L

April 14, 2021

This course is a review of scar biology and abnormal scar development, with a focus on those scars that may pose barriers to function. Information is provided on conservative care provided by OTs, inc...   Read More


How Information Literacy Can Support Occupational Therapy Practice

Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT

April 14, 2021

There is an abundant amount of information available today regarding choices about health and wellness. Busy occupational therapy practitioners need to be able to find, evaluate, organize, and convey...   Read More


Creating Functional Homes for Dementia

Emily Reilly, DHSc, MSOTR/L, ECHM

April 14, 2021

The home environment and the care team can greatly empower or inhibit a person’s quality of life and participation. Occupational Therapists can support clients and families within the home by creati...   Read More


Feeding and Nutrition Interventions for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Samantha Heidenreich, OTD, MOT

March 19, 2021

This course reviews the feeding behaviors and habits of children with autism, as well as the brain/gut relationship and nutritional implications for feeding. Participants will be instructed on how to...   Read More


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