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Introduction to Driver Rehabilitation

Elizabeth Green, OTR/L, CDRS, CAE

October 18, 2019

This course will provide an overview of driver rehabilitation as a specialty area in Occupational Therapy. The role of the generalist OT in discussing driving with their clients will also be covered.   Read More

  


Wheelchair Mobility: Power Add On Options And Use For Manual Wheelchairs

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 17, 2019

This course will present alternate manual wheelchair drive mechanisms, including non-powered and powered options to increase manual wheelchair efficiency and decrease pain and injury risk. These drive...   Read More

  


Examination And Assessment For The Upper Extremity: Part 1

Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT

October 15, 2019

This is the first course in a 2-part series that will provide clinical assessment tools and guidelines to utilize in the treatment planning for the upper extremity involved population. This session wi...   Read More


Practical Application Of Ergonomic Principles: Preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders In New Mothers

Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT

October 13, 2019

This presentation will explore the ergonomic risk factors associated with caring for a baby while looking at postpartum mothers as a specialized population. Practical strategies to prevent or reduce t...   Read More

     


Elder Abuse and Child Abuse: Know the Signs and Your Role

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

October 10, 2019

Elder abuse and neglect and child abuse and neglect are harsh realities. This course will identify the physical, clinical, and behavioral indicators of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse needed to...   Read More

   


Wheelchair Seating: Considerations For The Prop Sitter

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 30, 2019

Wheelchair seating is designed to provide postural support and alignment, stability for function and mitigate pressure issues. This course will address assessment and intervention when working with a...   Read More

  


Wheelchair Seating: Considerations For The Hands Dependent Sitter

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 23, 2019

Wheelchair seating is designed to provide postural support and alignment, stability for function and mitigate pressure issues. This course will address assessment and intervention when working with a...   Read More

  


Occupational Therapy Approach To Assessment And Intervention In Essential Tremor

Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L

September 18, 2019

This course introduces essential tremor and the impact of the symptom presentation on function and participation. Emphasis is on the use evidence-based practice to develop a person-centered, occupatio...   Read More

  


Teambuilding For Practitioners And Leaders

Jennifer Lape, OTD, OTR/L

September 16, 2019

This course will explore the use of teambuilding strategies to promote positivity, job satisfaction, decreased job stress and burnout, and improved client outcomes. Attendees will gain knowledge regar...   Read More


Handwriting, 4th Grade And Beyond

Marina Scott, MS, OTR/L

September 10, 2019

This course will look at handwriting in children in 4th grade through high school. Ideas and strategies will be given to help this age group with their handwriting skills.   Read More

 


Creating an OT Toolbox of Assessments for Persons with Dementia

Sara Story, EdD, OTD, OTR/L, BCG, CAPS

September 10, 2019

This introductory course will provide a brief overview of assessments that may be used with persons with dementia. Information presented in this course will aid in the selection of an assessment when...   Read More

 


Incorporating ABA Principles In OT: A Collaborative Approach Towards Pediatric Patient Care And IPE

Aditi Mehra, DHS, OTR/L

September 8, 2019

This course will educate learners about incorporating the basic principles of Applied Behavior Analysis in pediatric OT to improve patient care and promote Inter-Professional Education.   Read More

  


20Q: Mental Health and Homelessness Advocacy

Sharon Gutman, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

September 6, 2019

In this edition, we highlight Dr. Sharon Gutman's career and contributions to occupational therapy. Dr. Gutman is a distinguished author, researcher, and professor at Columbia University. Sharon was t...   Read More

 


Disability in Agriculture: AgrAbility and Occupational Therapy

Paul Jones

September 3, 2019

This one-hour session provides an overview of the prevalence and causes of disability in agriculture, the structure, services, and resources of the USDA AgrAbility program, and technologies appropriat...   Read More

 


DIR/Floortime: A Practical Tool For Occupational Therapy Practitioners

Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS

September 3, 2019

DIR/Floortime is an excellent approach and tool for the OTP to structure their understanding of a child’s functional developmental emotional capacities. This course will go over effective interventi...   Read More

 


Occupational Therapy Approach to Assessment and Intervention in Atypical Parkinsonian Disorders

Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L

August 27, 2019

This course introduces Atypical Parkinsonisms 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, occupat...   Read More


Pain Management in Long Term Care

August 16, 2019

Effective pain management is essential to one's quality of life, their wellbeing, and it's a key element in all aspects of successful rehabilitation. This course will review an effective pain manageme...   Read More


Developing In The NICU: Interventions For The Early Brain, Part 1

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

August 8, 2019

What fires together wires together: every experience from birth onward has an impact on brain development. Premature Infants experience birth trauma and lengthy hospitalization affecting how they deve...   Read More

   


Wheelchair Seating: Considerations for the Hands-Free Sitter

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 5, 2019

Wheelchair seating is designed to provide postural support and alignment, stability for function and mitigate pressure issues. This course will address assessment and intervention when working with a...   Read More

  


Suicide Awareness, Assessment and Intervention

August 4, 2019

This empirically supported course will address suicide awareness, screening, intervention, and referral principles. Suicide assessment tools and management principles that are used with specific age g...   Read More