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Occupational Therapy's Role In Opioid Recovery Podcast

Monica Robinson, OTD, MS, OT/L, BCMH, FAOTA, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

July 22, 2022

Opioid-use disorder is a national population health crisis affecting those of all ages. Understanding the demographic, socioeconomic, psychosocial, and substance use characteristics of different group...   Read More

   


Concussion And Pain: Exploring Treatment From An OT Perspective

Zara Dureno, MOT

June 27, 2022

The connection between concussions and pain, the types of pain most frequently seen in concussions, how the nervous system is involved, and best practices for occupational therapy treatment will be ex...   Read More

 


Understanding The Evidence For Therapeutic Extended Reality (XR) Podcast

Robert Ferguson, MHS, OTR/L, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

June 22, 2022

Evidence-based treatment strategies and techniques to provide an engaging, motivating, task-oriented, and salient experience providing the requisite use, repetition, and intensity of training for skil...   Read More

      


Guide to Bariatric Transfers and Manual Handling

Rina Pandya, PT, DPT, APTA (USA) HCPC (UK), MCSP (UK)

May 24, 2022

Different manual handling techniques, considerations, and safety for patient transfers for bariatric clients, clinicians, and caregivers are addressed in this course. This aids in staff retention, red...   Read More

   


Integrating Extended Reality (XR) With OT Practice Podcast

Robert Ferguson, MHS, OTR/L, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

May 3, 2022

Extended reality (XR) technologies and platforms and their support of ADLs and rehabilitation goals will be discussed in this course along with the facilitators and barriers of this treatment. This is...   Read More

      


Understanding Lifestyle Management Services for Treating Pain: Documentation and Case Study Examples

Lindsey Reeves, OTD, OTR/L, CEAS

February 7, 2022

This course provides an overview of the process of delivering lifestyle management interventions for the treatment of pain by exploring the process of developing a plan of care and strategies for docu...   Read More

   


Psychosocial Considerations in the Pediatric Acute Care Hospital Setting

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

September 30, 2021

This presentation will explore psychosocial issues children and their families experience during acute hospital admissions. Trends and reasons for hospitalizations will be described. Evidence-based oc...   Read More

    


Understanding Lymphedema: Anatomy, Pathophysiology and Treatment

Linda Grenus, OTR/L, CHT, CLT

August 4, 2021

Understanding lymphedema is an introductory course that will review the lymphatic system anatomy, pathophysiology, and indications/contraindications to treatment. At-risk individuals with types of can...   Read More

 


Living Life to its Fullest: One Breath at a Time

Richard Sabel, MA, MPH, OTR, GCFP

July 19, 2021

The average healthy person breathes more than 20,000 cycles of breath per day. This program will offer simple, practical approaches to promote efficient breathing and engagement in meaningful occupati...   Read More

  


Occupational Therapy’s Role With People Who Live With Chronic Pain

Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA

February 8, 2021

This course provides an overview of occupational therapy’s role with patients who live with chronic pain in an era when people need alternatives to pain medication. It provides evidence-based inform...   Read More

  


OT and Acute Pain: Staying True to Our Holistic Roots

Megan Doyle, MS, OTR/L, FPS, Cert-APHPT

February 8, 2021

This course will provide a broad introduction to the most up to date pain neurophysiology, and the application of the biopsychosocial model of pain to the scope of occupational therapy in the treatmen...   Read More

     


Nonpharmacological Pain Management Strategies: A Lifestyle Redesign® Approach

Lindsey Reeves, OTD, OTR/L, CEAS

February 8, 2021

Learn about nonpharmacological pain management strategies with a focus on Lifestyle Redesign® as an occupational therapy treatment approach for chronic pain conditions. An introduction to lifestyle,...   Read More

     


Mindfulness Practices for Managing Pain and Promoting Occupational Performance

Richard Sabel, MA, MPH, OTR, GCFP

February 8, 2021

The past decade has seen exponential growth in the use of mindfulness-based interventions among health professionals. This program will explore how approaches such as Yoga, Tai Chi, Feldenkrais, breat...   Read More

  


Ergonomics and Pain

Marissa Marchioni, OTD, OTR/L, CEAS

February 8, 2021

Attend this presentation to learn about basic ergonomic principles and applications to a variety of settings. We examine applications and strategies for educating clients about the importance of ergon...   Read More

  


Therapeutic Modalities: Electrotherapy

Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS

November 4, 2020

Therapeutic modalities are often part of a comprehensive treatment use by therapists. This three-part series provides an evidence-based review of common modalities used by healthcare professionals. Pa...   Read More

    


Therapeutic Modalities: Ultrasound

Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS

October 22, 2020

Therapeutic modalities are often part of a comprehensive treatment use by therapists. This three-part series provides an evidence-based review of common modalities used by healthcare professionals. Pa...   Read More

    


Therapeutic Modalities: Cryotherapy and Thermotherapy

Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS

October 15, 2020

Therapeutic modalities are often part of a comprehensive treatment use by therapists. This three-part series provides an evidence-based review of common modalities used by healthcare professionals. Pa...   Read More

    


Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and the OT Role

Cameron Van Oort, BSc, MSc, MScOT, CHT

August 25, 2020

This course is meant to give an overview of juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Furthermore, the goal is to assist occupational therapists in understanding and treating children with this heterogeneous con...   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

   


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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