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Navigating Individualized Healthcare Journeys: Get Well Maps as a Therapeutic, Family-Centered Communication and Discharge Planning

Christina Connors, OTR/L, Jennifer Kelley, CCLS

August 4, 2020

Utilizing the therapeutic partnership of Occupational Therapy and Child Life, we will "Map Out" a wellness framework and innovative pathways that help strengthen effective partnerships between childre...   Read More

  


Optimizing Occupational Participation and Performance for Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Scott Rushanan, MS, OTR/L, MBA

August 3, 2020

This course will provide occupational therapists with valuable knowledge about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and its effect on occupational performance. This course will focus on strategies and...   Read More

  


The Therapeutic Benefits of Outdoor Play

Angela Hanscom, MOT, OTR/L

August 2, 2020

This presentation will unveil the therapeutic benefits of outdoor play. Participants will learn about the occupation of outdoor play, how it is at risk, its incredible benefits, and ways to restore th...   Read More

  


The Value of Occupational Therapy in the Acute Care Management of Patients with COVID-19

Lyndsay Laxton, OTR/L, Julia Smith, MS, OTR/L

July 29, 2020

Occupational therapy practitioners are uniquely positioned to meet the dynamic physical, cognitive, and psychological needs of patients diagnosed with COVID-19, due to our holistic training and client...   Read More

   


Telehealth OT: Using Pediatric Case Studies to Inform Practice

Aditi Mehra, DHSc, OTR/L

July 24, 2020

Telehealth is becoming an increasingly used service delivery model in pediatric OT due to a myriad of reasons however; it does present some unique challenges when servicing the pediatric population. T...   Read More

 


OT & Covid: How to Navigate a New World with Older Adults

Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD

July 24, 2020

Occupational Therapy Practitioners serve an important role for older adults amidst COVID19 as we address ADL, safety, quality of life, mental health, and other areas directly impacted by this new viru...   Read More

   


Occupational Therapy Approach to Assessment and Intervention in Dementia

Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L

July 16, 2020

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

  


The Spaced Retrieval Technique: A How To For OTs

Megan L. Malone, MA, CCC-SLP

July 2, 2020

This course will provide an overview of the spaced retrieval technique, which is a cognitive intervention that can improve recall of functional information. Participants will learn the evidence behind...   Read More

   


20Q: Understanding Clients’ Perspectives to Guide Our Work

Ellen S. Cohn, OTR, ScD, FAOTA

June 25, 2020

In this edition, we highlight Dr. Ellen Cohn's career and contributions to occupational therapy. Dr. Ellen Cohn is a distinguished researcher in occupational therapy. She has published widely in the a...   Read More

  


Women's Health: An Introduction to Treating Pelvic Pain Disorders

Tiffany Lee, MA, OTR, BCB-PMD, PRPC

June 17, 2020

Millions of Americans are negatively impacted by bladder and bowel incontinence and pelvic pain. You will learn about the OT’s role, different diagnoses, treatment applications, practical strategies...   Read More

   


Women's Health: An Introduction to Treating Bowel Disorders

Tiffany Lee, MA, OTR, BCB-PMD, PRPC

June 8, 2020

Millions of Americans are negatively impacted by bladder and bowel incontinence and pelvic pain. You will learn about the OT’s role, different diagnoses, treatment applications, practical strategies...   Read More

  


Skilled Nursing Facility Primer- Part 2

Kathleen Dwyer, OTR/L, CHT

May 29, 2020

Whether you are transitioning from another area of practice or just graduating from your OT program, this course will provide you an introduction to working in therapy within a Skilled Nursing Facilit...   Read More

 


Being A Leader When You’re Not The Boss

Tatiana Rodriguez, MPH

May 29, 2020

Leaders are not only found at the top of the organizational chart, but also throughout every level. You likely know people who influence you in a remarkable way without a “Boss” title. Explore the...   Read More


Women's Health: An Introduction to Treating Bladder Disorders

Tiffany Lee, MA, OTR, BCB-PMD, PRPC

May 27, 2020

Millions of Americans are negatively impacted by bladder and bowel incontinence and pelvic pain. You will learn about the OT’s role, different diagnoses, treatment applications, practical strategies...   Read More

  


Skilled Nursing Facility Primer- Part 1

Kathleen Dwyer, OTR/L, CHT

May 14, 2020

Whether you are transitioning from another area of practice or just graduating from your OT program, this course will provide you an introduction to working in therapy within a Skilled Nursing Facilit...   Read More

 


Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

May 6, 2020

Harassment, and more specifically, sexual harassment, is illegal. This course reviews the definition of sexual harassment, ways to prevent harassment, and what to do should harassment occur in the wor...   Read More

 


Digital Diets and the Impact of Screen Time on Development

Angela Neal, MS, CCC-SLP

May 6, 2020

Digital Diets and the Impact of Screen Time will provide OTs with an understanding of the negative impact that excessive screen time can have on key areas of development. Current research, as well as...   Read More

 


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


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