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Wheelchair Seating: The Mat Assessment

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

March 23, 2019

A key component of wheelchair seating evaluation is the mat assessment. This course will present the mat assessment, including supine and sitting, and will include case studies and videos.   Read More

  


Successful Aging

Ron Carson, OT, OTD, MHS, CLT

March 18, 2019

This course explores and explains successful aging theory and application to clinical practice.   Read More

 


Introduction to Utilizing 3D Printing in Occupational Therapy

SueAnn Woods, MOT, OTR/L, CLT, CHT

March 8, 2019

This course will give an overview to the basics of 3D printers and filaments for the OT practitioner. This course will cover indications, contraindications, and precautions from an OT and public healt...   Read More

    


20Q: A Leader in Ergonomics

Karen Jacobs, EdD, OT, OTR, CPE, FAOTA

March 5, 2019

The 20Q course series is written in an engaging Q & A style, featuring contributing editor Dr. Franklin Stein interviewing pioneers in the OT profession. In this edition, we highlight Dr. Karen Jacobs...   Read More

    


From Survive to Thrive at Work: An Evidence-Based Approach to Healthcare Burnout

Erika del Pozo, MOT, OTR/L

February 25, 2019

The purpose of this course is to examine burnout in the healthcare industry, explore direct and indirect causes, identify personal and professional outcomes, and review best practices for individuals...   Read More


SIMQ: Virtual and Augmented Reality

Carol C. Dudding, Ph.D.

February 20, 2019

In this article we will explore the opportunities afforded by emerging technologies in virtual and augmented reality. You will be provided information about the current state of these immersive techno...   Read More


SIMQ: A Student Perspective of Simulations for Clinical Training

Samantha D Livengood, MS, CF-SLP

February 20, 2019

This course addresses the perspectives of a graduate student who has experienced simulations as part of her clinical training program. We will probe her thoughts on the strengths and limitations of th...   Read More


Neurobiology of Addiction: Implications for Occupational Therapy Intervention

Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500

February 15, 2019

Efforts to treat addiction are hampered by prejudice and a public view that treats it as a disorder of self-control, not a disease. We will explore how advances in addiction research, that if dissemin...   Read More

 


SimQ: Simulations in Allied Health: Where We Are and What's Ahead?

Carol C. Dudding, Ph.D.

February 8, 2019

This SimQ article provides some key information regarding the current status of simulations in Allied Health, including a discussion of the factors which account for the emerging interest in this lear...   Read More

 


Occupational Therapy Considerations for the Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Patient

Laura Stimler, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, C/NDT

February 6, 2019

This course is designed to provide essential evidence-based information on occupational therapy evaluation and treatment of pediatric clients following stem cell transplantation. Considerations for al...   Read More

 


Introduction to Hippotherapy for Occupational Therapy Practitioners

Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS

January 28, 2019

This course reviews DIR/Floortime as an excellent approach and tool for the OTP to structure their understanding of a child’s functional developmental emotional capacities. Using this understanding,...   Read More


Wheelchair Positioning: Pressure

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

January 22, 2019

A main goal of wheelchair seating is pressure management, specifically to prevent development of pressure injuries. This course will present pressure injury definitions, staging, etiology and specific...   Read More

 


Wheelchair Positioning: Postural Care

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

January 21, 2019

This course reviews the goals of wheelchair seating include managing posture and pressure as well as providing stability for function. Postural care addresses positioning outside of the wheelchair, pa...   Read More

 


Understanding Normal Aging

Ron Carson, OT, OTD, MHS, CLT

January 16, 2019

This course will identify normal aging principles and successful aging principles as well as identify normal age-related dysfunctions. Implementation of these principles into clinical goals and interv...   Read More

 


The Unique Role of Occupational Therapy in the Treatment of Individuals with Parkinson's Disease

Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L

January 13, 2019

This is part two of a two-part series on Parkinson's disease. This course focuses on the use of appropriate and specific outcomes to develop a person-centered, occupation-based approach to treatment o...   Read More


The Importance of Early Mobility

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

January 8, 2019

This course presents the importance of early mobility, including research which has linked early power mobility to specific developmental skills. Augmented mobility, providing power mobility to very y...   Read More

 


The Unique Role of Occupational Therapy in the Evaluation of Individuals with Parkinson's Disease

Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L

January 2, 2019

This is part one of a two-part series on Parkinson's disease. This course provides an introduction to Parkinson's disease and the impact of the many symptoms on function and participation. A person-ce...   Read More


Occupational Therapy's Role in Delirium Assessment, Prevention, & Management within the Intensive Care Unit

Lyndsay Laxton, OTR/L, Meghan Morrow, OTR/L

December 30, 2018

Patients experiencing delirium during their hospital admission have an increased mortality rate, increased hospital length of stay, and decreased level of functional independence for ADL/IADL performa...   Read More

  


Fidelity To Sensory Processing Interventions: What Are The Differences Between The Various Approaches And Interventions?

Bryan Gee, PhD, OTR, BCP

December 27, 2018

Sensory processing approaches are imbedded in how occupational therapy professionals are trained and practiced. This course will provide an overview of diverse sensory processing approaches and interv...   Read More


Ergonomics in Early Childhood: Strategies for Childcare Workers

Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT

December 19, 2018

This course will discuss the role that ergonomics can play to improve the health and wellness of childcare workers. It will also explore the physical demands of childcare related tasks and the risk fa...   Read More