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Articles for OT CEUs

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

  


The Magic of Mindfulness: Evidence Based Guidelines for Practicing the Art of Mindfulness in Children

Aditi Mehra, DHS, OTR/L

January 23, 2020

This is an introductory course to the art of mindfulness as an intervention tool for pediatric occupational therapists. Practitioners will gain an insight to the step by step process to not only pract...   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

 


Occupation-Centered Practice

Wendy Stav, Ph.D., OTR/L, SCDCM, FAOTA

January 20, 2020

This course reviews the origins and value of occupation as a therapeutic approach in occupational therapy practice. The elements of occupation-centered practice are identified with examples of executi...   Read More


Getting Ready for PDPM: Group and Concurrent Therapy

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

January 14, 2020

The new Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM), going into effect on Oct. 1, 2019, sets a combined 25 percent limit on concurrent and group therapy per therapy discipline provided. What does this mean fo...   Read More

 


IEP And IFSP 101: Everything You Need To Know From Planning to Implementation

Laura Ritter, BA, MA

January 10, 2020

Related Service providers at all levels benefit from learning more on the IEP and IFSP process. This course will review the legal requirements, cover qualifying disabilities and establish procedures f...   Read More

 


Shinrin-Yoku, an Occupational Therapy Exploration

Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS

January 8, 2020

Forest bathing has a growing body of evidence to support it as a method of health promotion and recovery. Occupational therapy practitioners can learn more about the application of forest bathing thro...   Read More

   


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