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The Role of Resilience in Alzheimer's Dementia
Presented by Teresa Fair-Field, OTD, OTR/L
VideoAudio
Course: #5256Level: Intermediate1 Hour
With current research focusing on resilience factors that may impact the presentation and severity of Alzheimer's, occupational therapists have an opportunity to activate an elder's best defense against the effects of dementia. This course focuses on health promotion activities to deploy across any adult/older adult population interested in building cognitive resilience in individual, group, and community health, even oneself!

Cognition and Cancer, Part 1
Presented by Theresa Marie Smith, OTR, PhD, CLVT
Live WebinarTue, Jul 27, 2021 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #5222Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The content in this course includes the executive functions adversely affected for many breast cancer survivors and effects to their occupational performance. Other factors shown to contribute to cognitive impairment for breast cancer survivors will be examined. This is Part 1 of a 2-part series.

Cognition and Cancer: Part 2
Presented by Theresa Marie Smith, OTR, PhD, CLVT
Live WebinarThu, Jul 29, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #5223Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The content in this course focuses on assessments used to measure the executive function of breast cancer survivors and measurement issues. Outcomes of interventions used to improve cognition of breast cancer survivors and how to apply study findings in the clinic will be presented. This is Part 2 of a 2-part series.

Psychosocial Considerations in the Pediatric Acute Care Hospital Setting
Presented by Laura Stimler, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, C/NDT
VideoAudio
Course: #5184Level: Introductory1 Hour
This presentation will explore psychosocial issues children and their families experience during acute hospital admissions. Trends and reasons for hospitalizations will be described. Evidence-based occupational therapy evaluation and treatment interventions to address the psychosocial needs of children admitted to the hospital will be described.

Sensory Health: The Missing Piece in the Wellness Conversation
Presented by Catherine M. Cavaliere, PhD, OTR
Live WebinarThu, Aug 26, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #5261Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course describes the impact of sensory processing and integration on well-being and the role of sensory health in wellness models as well as the implications for health promotion and prevention through a sensory health lens.

What Clinicians Need To Know About Telehealth In Occupational Therapy
Presented by Jana Cason, DHSc, OTR/L, FAOTA
Video
Course: #5196Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course on telehealth will provide the occupational therapy practitioner with key terms, practice guidelines, official documents, guidelines and telehealth etiquette to guide practice.

Multisensory Stimulation Rooms for Persons with Dementia: Design on a Dime
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
Live WebinarTue, Aug 31, 2021 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #5180Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This session reviews the benefits and limitations of sensory stimulation for persons with dementia and design factors to consider when designing a multi-sensory space. This session will offer a “design on a dime” approach to a sensory room and demonstrates to occupational therapists how they can assist communities in designing a space to impact the quality of life without relying on pharmacology.

Exploring the Role of Occupational Therapy and Refugees
Presented by Khalil Mrabe, MEd, OTD
VideoAudio
Course: #5171Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides an introduction to the diverse migrant population, challenges and barriers to participation, and how occupational therapy can impact the transition of refugees into host countries. This course outlines potential advocacy using the occupational justice framework to combat systemic barriers restricting occupational participation, performance, and prosperity.

Moving Forward: Occupational Therapy's Unique Contribution in Treating and Promoting Pelvic Health
Presented by Richard Sabel, MA, MPH, OTR, GCFP
Video
Course: #5170Level: Introductory2 Hours
Pelvic health issues impact the lives of millions of men, women, and children, often limiting their ability to engage in meaningful occupations. This program will clarify functions of the pelvic floor, as well as causes and types of disorders, while illuminating occupational therapy's vital and unique contribution to working with this population.

OT’s Role in the Terminally Ill and End-of-life Client
Presented by Elizabeth Alicea Torres, OTD, MSOT, OTR/L
VideoAudio
Course: #5165Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will enhance OT practitioners’ knowledge regarding the role that occupational therapy plays to maintain function, regain ones’ occupational identity, reduce symptoms, and provide caregiver education for the terminally ill and/or end-of-life client. This course will also provide examples through case studies demonstrating how occupational therapy intervention is beneficial in facilitating quality of life at the end of one’s life, as well as illuminate how the profession is vastly underutilized.