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How To Start Your Neurodiversity Affirming Journey - Neurodiversity Affirming Practice, Part 2
Presented by Virginia Spielmann, PhD, OTR/L
Live WebinarMon, Jun 24, 2024 at 1:00 pm EDT
Course: #6435Level: Introductory1 Hour
Join Dr. Spielmann for a Part 2 webinar about neurodiversity affirming practice where we will explore allyship, power differentials, goal setting, critical self-reflection, and advocacy in every space.

Home Design For Aging In Place
Presented by Nishi Brahmbhatt, OTD-PP, MOTR/L, CAPS, CDP, & Realtor®
Live WebinarTue, Jul 2, 2024 at 8:00 pm EDT
Course: #6436Level: Introductory1 Hour
The course aims to inform on the market segments for aging in place, types of design for aging in place, critical areas to assess in the home to facilitate aging in place, and home modifications that can be made to critical areas in the home.

Palliative Care And Occupational Therapy: Our Unique Role
Presented by Heather Javaherian, OTD, OTR/L
Course: #6377Level: Introductory1 Hour
Palliative care and the role of occupational therapy will be discussed in this course. Interventions supported by research in occupational therapy will be described along with our distinct value in this area.

What You Need To Know When An Individual Hoards
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, CFPS, CGCS
Course: #6385Level: Introductory1 Hour
This session will explore hoarding in senior living by first defining hoarding and identifying the types of hoarding behaviors. The session will look at the scope of the issue in various levels of senior living (e.g., independent/assisted living, SNF, senior housing), reasons why individuals may hoard, health conditions that might lead to hoarding behavior, and the effects (physical, social, emotional) of hoarding behavior. Approaches and signs for recognizing hoarding behavior will be addressed. Finally, strategies to address hoarding in senior living will be offered, including how to balance interventions with resident rights, standardized assessment to determine the severity of hoarding, the dos and don’ts of communicating with a hoarder, and practices for supporting the hoarder toward a place of health and well-being.

Navigating The Journey: OT’s Role In Oncology And Navigating End-of-Life Care
Presented by Kirsten Davin, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, SMS, CAPS, CHSE
Course: #6393Level: Intermediate1 Hour
How clinicians can successfully evaluate and treat clients in oncology rehabilitation throughout the continuum of care will be addressed in this course. Therapists will benefit from building their oncology rehabilitation expertise through current evidence, comprehensive intervention methods, case studies, and specific guidance for clients with various cancer diagnoses. A specialized focus on therapy’s role in end-of-life care will be provided.

Lower Body Lymphedema: What All Occupational Therapy Practitioners Should Know
Presented by Claire Dolislager, DrOT, OTRL, CLT-LANA
Live WebinarThu, Jul 18, 2024 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #6448Level: Introductory1 Hour
An overview of lower-body lymphedema (LBL) and OT’s role in addressing the resultant limitations in health, function, and occupational performance will be addressed in this course. Participants can expect to gain introductory knowledge on LBL pathophysiology, clinical presentations, occupation-based assessment and intervention, and generalist vs. specialist roles.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And Long COVID: OT Strategies
Presented by Zara Dureno, MOT
Course: #6245Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn how to help clients manage Long COVID and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome from the lens and strengths of Occupational Therapy.

Occupational Therapy Practitioner's Role In Helping Women Live Fulfilling Lives After Spinal Cord Injury
Presented by Natalie Rivera, OTD, OTR/L
Course: #6392Level: Introductory1 Hour
Only 20% of SCIs occur in women, and educational training on SCI management is gender-neutral or male-targeted. The course will discuss specific gender barriers that occur among the female demographic post-SCI and intervention regarding toileting, health management, pregnancy, menstrual care, sexual health, and the prevalence and decline in psychosocial well-being post-injury.

The Unique "Nature" Of Occupational Therapy
Presented by Amy Wagenfeld, PhD, OTR/L, SCEM, EDAC, FAOTA
Live WebinarThu, Jul 25, 2024 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #6350Level: Intermediate2 Hours
With research confirming that access to nature improves physical and psychological well-being and learning, nature spaces are a vital fabric of vibrant and healthy communities. This course introduces occupational therapy's contribution in using this research and applying theory to promote the use of and creation of outdoor environments that promote individual, community, and population health, and beneficial and meaningful living.

Administering The Fugl-Meyer Assessment For The Upper Extremity
Presented by Veronica T. Rowe, PhD, OTR/L
Course: #6289Level: Introductory1 Hour
The Fugl-Meyer Assessment for the Upper Extremity (FMA-UE) is widely used as the gold standard in stroke research. Therapists will learn how to administer this standardized neurorehabilitation assessment of motor impairment for the hemiparetic arm and hand through detailed instructions and video demonstrations.

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