Acute Care, Community And Home Health CEU Courses for OTs

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20Q: Understanding Clients’ Perspectives to Guide Our Work
Presented by Ellen S. Cohn, OTR, ScD, FAOTA
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Course: #4809Level: Introductory1 Hour
In this edition, we highlight Dr. Ellen Cohn's career and contributions to occupational therapy. Dr. Ellen Cohn is a distinguished researcher in occupational therapy. She has published widely in the areas of autism, clinical reasoning, fieldwork education and supervision, and client perspectives of living with or parenting people with disabilities. This course is part of a quarterly series on OccupationalTherapy.com designed as a salute to the OT pioneers with contributing editor Dr. Franklin Stein. It is presented in an engaging Q & A format and highlights the OT pioneer's journey into occupational therapy and research accomplishments.

Successful Static Splinting: Foundations, Part 1
Presented by Kirsten Davin, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, SMS
Live WebinarTue, Jul 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4768Level: Introductory1 Hour
Following a brief overview of the history of splint fabrication and the advances in the splinting and orthotics arena, an anatomical review of hand structures and landmarks will be performed. Types of splints as well as the variety in thermoplastic materials and characteristics will be presented in preparation for additional courses within this series. This course is Part 1 of a 4-part series on static splinting.

OT & Covid: How to Navigate a New World with Older Adults
Presented by Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD
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Course: #4746Level: Introductory2 Hours
Occupational Therapy Practitioners serve an important role for older adults amidst COVID19 as we address ADL, safety, quality of life, mental health, and other areas directly impacted by this new virus. Our contribution to the at-risk population of older adults is important and invaluable.

Spanish for Occupational Therapists: Inpatient Care, Part 2
Presented by Sara Pullen, PT, DPT, MPH, CHES
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Course: #4764Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will provide occupational therapists with basic Spanish terminology and phrases to conduct an inpatient assessment. Participants will also learn how to communicate post-operative precautions after orthopedic surgery and instruct on home modifications.

Spanish for Occupational Therapists: Inpatient Care, Part 1
Presented by Sara Pullen, PT, DPT, MPH, CHES
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Course: #4755Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will provide occupational therapists with basic Spanish terminology and phrases to conduct an inpatient assessment. Participants will also learn how to communicate post-operative precautions after cardiac surgery.

Work from Wherever: Ergonomic Tips for A Safe & Healthy Workstation Set Up at Home
Presented by Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Live WebinarTue, Jul 21, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4791Level: Introductory1 Hour
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 common risk factors for office-based jobs, recommended workstation set up based on current ergonomic principles, and examples of stretches to promote health and wellness while working in the remote/home environment.

Successful Static Splinting: Forearm Based Splint Fabrication, Part 2
Presented by Kirsten Davin, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, SMS
Live WebinarWed, Jul 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4785Level: Intermediate1 Hour
In this course, types of pre-cut, pre-formed and sheet-based splint fabrication techniques are explored as well as a comparison between volar and dorsal-based approaches. A detailed demonstration of four types of forearm-based wrist orthotics are presented, including radial gutter/thumb spica splints, dorsal and volar wrist cock-ups, and functional position with an intrinsic plus modification option. This course is Part 2 of a 4-part series on static splinting.

The Value of Occupational Therapy in the Acute Care Management of Patients with COVID-19
Presented by Lyndsay Laxton, OTR/L, Julia Smith, MS, OTR/L
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Course: #4736Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Occupational therapy practitioners are uniquely positioned to meet the dynamic physical, cognitive, and psychological needs of patients diagnosed with COVID-19, due to our holistic training and client-centered approach. The medical complexity of this population is compounded by the resource demands currently placed on the healthcare system. This course will outline evidence-based interventions and outcome measures for occupational therapists to implement in the dynamic acute care setting of this population.

Successful Splinting Series: Hand Based Splint Fabrication, Part 3
Presented by Kirsten Davin, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, SMS
Live WebinarThu, Aug 6, 2020 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #4814Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Types of pre-cut, pre-formed and sheet-based splint fabrication techniques are explored as well as video demonstration of the fabrication of a hand-based thumb spica, finger gutter and MP joint blocking splints. In addition, the application and use of a spring finger extension splint, oval 8 splints as well as static progressive finger flexion and extension splints are discussed.

The Spaced Retrieval Technique: A How To For OTs
Presented by Megan L. Malone, MA, CCC-SLP
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Course: #4695Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will provide an overview of the spaced retrieval technique, which is a cognitive intervention that can improve recall of functional information. Participants will learn the evidence behind this technique as well as how to implement it in therapy sessions.