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Occupational Therapy Laws and Rules for Florida
Presented by Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA
Live WebinarTue, Dec 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4945Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course provides a detailed review of the requirements for obtaining, maintaining, and renewing an occupational therapy practitioner license in Florida, under the requirements of Florida’s Occupational Therapy Licensure Law and the rules of the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy.

OT’s Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic: Older Adults
Presented by Elizabeth Alicea Torres, MS, OTR/L
Video
Course: #4940Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will provide an overview of a variety of the mental health issues the elderly face in the presence of the COVID-19 pandemic. This course will also provide examples of situations where the deteriorating mental health of the elderly has changed their abilities to function at their maximal potential, as well as explain implications for occupational therapy involvement. This is Day 5 of the virtual conference, OT's Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic.

OT's Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic: Persons Experiencing Homelessness
Presented by Caitlin Synovec, OTD, OTR/L, BCMH
Video
Course: #4943Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course seeks to provide an overview of occupational therapy response and interventions to Covid-19 for adults experiencing homelessness and/or housing instability. This is Day 4 of the virtual conference, OT's Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic.

Medical Errors and Occupational Therapy Practice: How to Avoid Errors and Improve Practice
Presented by Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA
Live WebinarThu, Dec 17, 2020 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #4944Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course looks at practice errors in occupational therapy and how to prevent them. It reviews root-cause analysis, error reduction and prevention, patient safety, and contraindications and indications specific to occupational therapy management, including medication and side effects.

OT's Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic: The Medically Complex Client with HIV
Presented by Simone Gill, PhD, OTR/L, Christine Helfrich, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Danny Shin, OTR/L
Video
Course: #4953Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will cover the physical, psychosocial, and environmental factors that the medically complex client may face during COVID-19. This will be highlighted through an overview of intervention development with people living with HIV and elevated fall risk. This is Day 1 of the virtual conference, OT's Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic.

Traumatic Brain Injury Master Class
Presented by Amanda Acord-Vira, EdD, OTR/L, CBIS, Diana Davis, PhD, OTR/L, Steven Wheeler, PhD, OTR/L, CBIS, Janice Dowdy, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIS
Video
Course: #4926Level: Advanced4 Hours
Master skills to implement in your practice immediately with continued OT Master Class. This 4-module course will provide comprehensive assessment and intervention strategies across the traumatic brain injury recovery continuum. Case study application and video analysis will complement lecture content.

Dysphagia Evaluation and Treatment Recommendations
Presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #4896Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Dysphagia is often part of our patients’ diagnoses. This course will build on your basic knowledge of dysphagia and provide an overview of red flags, evaluation, recommendations including diets, swallowing strategies, and precautions as well as current research on dysphagia treatments.

Sensory Skills: Helping Parents to Support Sensory Development in their Children for Pediatric Feeding Success
Presented by Karen Dilfer, MS, OTR/L, Stephanie Cohen, MA, CCC-SLP, CLC
Live WebinarTue, Jan 5, 2021 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4973Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Many children who experience feeding difficulties struggle to develop the sensory comfort necessary to eat and enjoy a variety of different foods. This course will explore how to help parents help their children develop sensory comfort and prepare them to participate in everyday eating opportunities. The workshop, based on the principles of responsive feeding, will provide a brief overview of a child’s sensory system as it relates to feeding. The instructors will explore how practitioners can help parents to 1.Read their child’s cues, 2. Identify permission, and 3. Engage a child in daily activities to build a child’s sensory comfort and participation. There will be an emphasis on helping therapists use parent coaching techniques so that parents are the ones to support their child’s development in the context of everyday eating routines.

Mouth Moves: Helping Parents to Support Oral Motor Development in their Children for Pediatric Feeding Success
Presented by Karen Dilfer, MS, OTR/L, Stephanie Cohen, MA, CCC-SLP, CLC
Live WebinarThu, Jan 7, 2021 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #4974Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Many children who experience feeding difficulties struggle to develop the oral motor skills necessary to eat and enjoy a variety of different foods. This course will explore how feeding therapists can coach parents to help children develop oral motor skills in the context of everyday eating opportunities. The workshop, based on the principles of responsive feeding, will provide a brief overview of the developmental acquisition of oral motor skills and explore how practitioners can help parents to 1. Read their child’s cues 2. Identify permission and 3. Sensitively engage their child in activities that support oral motor skill development. There will be an emphasis on helping therapists use parent coaching techniques so that parents can be the ones to support their child’s development in the context of everyday eating routines.

Occupational Therapy Treatment for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
Presented by Scott Rushanan, MS, OTR/L, MBA
Video
Course: #4904Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will offer occupational therapists a background on Multiple Sclerosis (pathophysiology, diagnosis, and signs/symptoms), functional and cognitive impairments associated with the disease, as well as information on interventions for addressing occupational performance with this patient population.