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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

    


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

      


Ergonomic Mistakes You’re Making While Working at Home

Written by the Continued staff

June 1, 2022

Working from home has become increasingly common. Even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a sharp increase of remote work in many professions. Occupational therapy has a long history in work an...   Read More


Adolescent Eating Disorders and Occupational Therapy Podcast

Lindy L. Weaver, PhD, OTR/L, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

May 26, 2022

Common eating disorders that occur among adolescents, their functional impacts, and ways occupational therapy practitioners can support young people and their families experiencing eating disorders wi...   Read More

    


Fall Prevention And Social Determinants Of Health, Implications For Practice Podcast

Lisa Juckett, PhD, OTR/L, CHT, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

May 25, 2022

Social determinants of health and their impact on falls among older adults will be discussed in this course. Case illustrations from the home- and community-based service setting will be provided. Thi...   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

 


Traveling In A Wheelchair: Tips, Tricks, And Tools To Help Your Clients Travel Successfully

Kathryn Sorensen, OTD, OTR/L, ADAC

May 24, 2022

From planning a trip to getting on a plane, this short course highlights many of the nuances of traveling in a wheelchair, both nationally and internationally. The course will cover federal laws, impo...   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


Occupational Therapy And The Transition To Adulthood And Employment Podcast

Andrew Persch, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

May 11, 2022

The role of occupational therapy in supporting the transition to adulthood and employment including transition outcomes, barriers to employment, evidence-based assessment and intervention, and resourc...   Read More

   


Pediatric Hospitalization, Obstacles And Opportunities For OT Practitioners Podcast

Laura Stimler, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, C/NDT, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

May 5, 2022

Participation barriers that children and families face during pediatric hospital admissions will be explored during this podcast. Opportunities for occupational therapy practitioners will be discussed...   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

      


Telehealth With Kids: Tips for Your Toolbox

Written by the Continued staff

April 14, 2022

Telehealth offers many benefits, like increased access to services in remote areas and the ability to deliver treatment without concern of transmitting illnesses.   Read More


Assessment And Treatment Strategies To Boost Brain Skills In Partnership With The Pocket Occupational Therapist

Cara Koscinski, OTD, MOT, OTR/L, CAS

April 4, 2022

Children often struggle with fidgeting, attention deficits, and immature motor patterns which manifest themselves through frustration, sensory, and behavior issues. The optimal function of our bodies...   Read More

   


Assessing And Preventing Falls At Home: A Practical Approach For The OT

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

March 30, 2022

Falls are the leading cause of injury to older adults, and occupational therapists need to step into the arena to help. This course guides OTs through practical assessments and treatment strategies to...   Read More

 


Joint Hypermobility Syndromes: Assessment and Intervention

Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT

March 11, 2022

This course will cover upper extremity assessment and treatment strategies for the pediatric/young adult population affected by joint hypermobility syndromes. The treatment focuses on both orthopedic...   Read More

    


Post-Mastectomy and/or Axillary Node Dissection Rehabilitation Protocol

Abi Roxana Guerra, PT, DPT, CLT-ALM, Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Oncologic Physical Therapy

February 16, 2022

The purpose of this presentation is to offer Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, and patients a guide to confidently engage in treatment protocols specific to post-mastectomy and...   Read More

   


Occupational Therapy’s Role in Addressing the Needs of People Experiencing Homelessness

Caitlin Synovec, OTD, OTR/L, BCMH

February 9, 2022

This course reviews OT's role in addressing the needs of people experiencing homelessness including areas of occupation, types of services, and different settings.   Read More

 


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