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The Role of OT with Performing Arts Medicine

Rebecca Barton, DHS, OTR, FAOTA

October 18, 2016

The purpose of this presentation is to familiarize the participant with common issues associated with being a musician and how injury, illness, or other issues specifically impacts musical occupationa...   Read More


Recreational Technologies: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 16, 2016

The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Recreational Technologies. This module will cover the co...   Read More

  


Sensory Technologies: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 13, 2016

The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Sensory Technologies. This module will cover the content...   Read More

  


Mental Health of Adolescents

Bill Lambert, MS, OT

October 11, 2016

An overview of occupational therapy practice with adolescents who are experiencing mental health issues, including suicide, that are affecting their ability to function will be presented. Common diagn...   Read More


Supporting Fathers in Family-Centered Care

Aaron Bonsall, PhD, OTR/L

October 10, 2016

This presentation explores the experience and needs of fathers of children with disabilities in order to promote supporting fathers in family centered care. Content will draw on current literature of...   Read More

  


Forging Researcher-Clinician Alliances to Advance Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Research

Mary Khetani, Sc.D., OTR, Simone Gill, Ph.D., OTR/L, Leanne Yinusa-Nyahkoon, ScD, OTR/L

October 5, 2016

There is a need for occupational therapists to contribute their distinct value when engaged in interdisciplinary research. In this session, we will 1) introduce the Forging Alliances in Interdisciplin...   Read More


Occupational Therapy's Role in a School-Based Mental Health Task Force

Sean Getty, MS, OTR/L

October 3, 2016

This presentation will discuss the role of an occupational therapist on a school-based task force to address mental health promotion and anti-bullying resulting in tier one and tier two directed inter...   Read More

  


Falls in the Elderly with Fibromyalgia

Sindhu Narayan, OT/L, RYT200

October 3, 2016

This course discusses evidence-based prevalence of falls in patients with fibromyalgia. It provides an in-depth understanding of the role of the occupational therapist in an interdisciplinary interven...   Read More

  


Alternative and Augmentative Communication: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 29, 2016

This course presents Alternative and Augmentative Communication. Definitions, terminology, access methods and strategies to optimize use will be addressed. Mounting and interfacing with power wheelcha...   Read More

  


Cognitive Technologies: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 26, 2016

This course presents cognitive technologies which are designed to increase independence and safety for clients with cognitive impairments. Content includes definitions and categories of equipment, as...   Read More

  


A Clinician's Perspective: Occupational Therapy For Persons With Renal Disease

Ann Burkhardt, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

September 20, 2016

Participants will gain knowledge and clinical reasoning skill concerning the medical and rehabilitation management of clients with renal disease.   Read More


Strengthening OT in Home Health 2016 and Beyond

Karen Vance, BSOT, OTR

September 13, 2016

The home health landscape promises to afford occupational therapy new opportunities to strengthen its position in this employment setting. New payment models and new expectations by policy makers is a...   Read More

 


Evaluation of Home Accessibility: The First Step in Ensuring Proper Fit to Improve Function

Kim Furphy, D.HSc., OT, ATP

September 13, 2016

This course will introduce participants to the basics of evaluating homes for accessibility for individuals with varying levels of function. Individuals will learn how to evaluate external and interna...   Read More

 


Activities of Daily Living in Children and Adolescents with Spina Bifida: Developmental Considerations

Rachel Galant, MSNM, OTR/L, Debbie Victor, OTD, OT/L

September 13, 2016

Occupational therapists play an important role in assessing a child’s readiness, identifying obstacles, and implementing solutions to increase participation in ADL, IADL, and transition areas for ch...   Read More

 


Yoga For Depression: One Breath At A Time

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

September 1, 2016

This course provides an introduction to the use of yoga as an intervention tool for the treatment of depression. An exploration of the benefits of yoga, it’s impacts on depression and how it is util...   Read More


Assessment: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 27, 2016

The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Assistive Technology Assessment. This module will cover...   Read More

  


Access: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 27, 2016

This course presents a variety of access methods with definitions, clinical indicators, facilitators and programming. This information is then applied to a variety of Assistive Technology devices.   Read More

  


Sensory Strategies: Sanity Restoration for Family Life - Part 3

Rondalyn V. Whitney, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

August 18, 2016

The presentation takes a developmental approach to the understanding of the sensory system, providing participants with strategies to improve family routines. The presenter will focus on six areas of...   Read More

 


Addressing Cognitive Concerns Among Those With Parkinson's Disease

Jane Painter-Patton, Ed.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

August 17, 2016

It takes a multi-faceted approach in addressing cognitive concerns among those with Parkinson’s disease. Participants will gain a better understanding of the importance of incorporating factors infl...   Read More


Sensory Strategies: Sanity Restoration for Family Life - Part 2

Rondalyn V. Whitney, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

August 10, 2016

The presentation takes a developmental approach to the understanding of the sensory system, providing participants with strategies to improve family routines. The presenter will focus on six areas of...   Read More