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What’s Culture Got To Do With It? OT Practice With Pediatric Clients From Diverse Communities Podcast

Cristina Reyes Smith, OTD, OTR/L, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

July 27, 2022

The meaning in occupational engagement is rooted in the client's cultural heritage. Occupational therapy practitioners must be aware of and sensitive to any client's culture, but it is especially impo...   Read More

    


Educating Future Occupational Therapists Podcast

Erika Kemp, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

May 25, 2022

An overview of the myriad ways practitioners can become involved in the education of future occupational therapists will be discussed in this podcast. The types of student rotations, responsibilities...   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

   


HIPAA for Allied Health Professionals

Kim Cavitt, AuD

May 13, 2022

Review the foundations of HIPAA privacy, security, breach notification, and marketing requirements and guidelines as they relate to hearing healthcare. This introductory course is intended for new hir...   Read More


Reasonable Modifications: What Does The ADA Say? And What Are The Rights Of Your Clients?

Kathryn Sorensen, OTD, OTR/L, ADAC

January 31, 2022

This short course gives therapists an understanding of the rights and laws of people with disabilities as put into law under the ADA, FHA, AACA, and other laws. It is these laws that allow people with...   Read More


Aging in Place: An Occupational Therapy and CAPS Perspective

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

October 22, 2021

This presentation describes the unique contributions occupational therapy practitioners can provide to clients who wish to age in place. Advanced certification, assessments, and innovative interventio...   Read More

   


Occupational Therapy’s Value in Provision of Quality Care to Prevent Readmissions

Pamela Roberts, PhD, OTR/L, SCFES, FAOTA, CPHQ, FNAP, FACRM, Marla R. Robinson, MSc, OTR/L, BCPR, BT-C, FAOTA

July 26, 2021

This course will review the current literature regarding risks for hospital readmission and identify evidence-based interventions for occupational therapy practitioners to implement in acute care and...   Read More

 


20Q: Psychosocial Rehabilitation

Moses N. Ikiugu, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

May 10, 2021

In this edition of a Salute to the OT Pioneers, we highlight Dr. Moses Ikiugu. Dr. Ikiugu is currently a professor of occupational therapy and the Director of Research at the University of South Dakot...   Read More

  


How Information Literacy Can Support Occupational Therapy Practice

Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT

April 14, 2021

There is an abundant amount of information available today regarding choices about health and wellness. Busy occupational therapy practitioners need to be able to find, evaluate, organize, and convey...   Read More

 


Nurture the Leader Inside: Making an Impact as Occupational Therapy Professionals

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

March 19, 2021

Leadership, or becoming a leader, can feel outside of who we identify ourselves as occupational therapy professionals however, with our unique skill sets, we are often qualified to step into a leaders...   Read More


Ethical Considerations in Rehabilitation: A Clinical Perspective for Therapists

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

February 4, 2021

This session will review practical and cost-effective strategies care providers can implement to impact these areas. Following the framework of person-centered care, providers will hear about meaningf...   Read More

 


20Q: Leadership Reflections From a College Dean

Charlotte Royeen, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, FASAHP, FNAP

September 29, 2020

In this edition of a Salute to the OT Pioneers, we highlight Dr. Charlotte Royeen's career and contributions to occupational therapy. Dr. Charlotte Royeen is the Dean of the College of Health Sciences...   Read More

 


Pediatric Teletherapy: Treatment Ideas Using Household Items

Tasha Perkins Holmes, MOT, OTR/L

September 28, 2020

Providing telehealth can be challenging when the pediatric client has limited resources for therapy. This course will provide you with treatment ideas using household items.   Read More

   


Breaking the Cycle of Stress: Stress Management Tools for Healthcare Professionals

Jessi Andricks, MS, CCC-SLP

September 24, 2020

Daily schedules and routines are often set-up in ways that build stress. In this webinar, you’ll learn strategies to rethink your daily routines and use them to reduce your stress.   Read More

 


Work from Wherever: Ergonomic Tips for A Safe & Healthy Workstation Set Up at Home

Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT

August 19, 2020

Many individuals are moving to either full or part time remote work environments and this can present a challenge in setting up an efficient and comfortable workstation. This course will address commo...   Read More

  


Minority is the New Majority: Strategies to Combat Racism, Address Micro-aggressions, and Promote Healing in the Therapeutic Setting

Aditi Mehra, DHSc, OTR/L

August 11, 2020

As the US population becomes increasingly multicultural and telehealth extends services into remote areas; there is a pronounced need for therapists to become adept at the delivery of culturally appro...   Read More

 


U.S. Healthcare Services & Diverse Populations

Tasha Perkins Holmes, MOT, OTR/L

August 7, 2020

This course provides information regarding some of the barriers that minorities face in the healthcare setting. It also provides ideas for improving patient-centered care for diverse populations.   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


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

 


Stress, Trauma and Mindfulness: Self-Care for Healthcare Professionals

Nicole Steward, MSW, RYT

April 14, 2020

In order to treat the whole patient, we need an understanding of how stress and trauma impacts their treatment, as well as the importance of self-care to keep us sustained. Participants will be able t...   Read More

 


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