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Finding the Person Within: Utilizing Occupational Therapy to Promote Person-Centered Care in Treatment of Individuals with Dementia
Presented by Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L
Video
Course: #5024Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course introduces various dementias and the impact of the many symptoms on function and participation. Emphasis is on the use of evidence-based practice to develop a person-centered, occupation-based approach to intervention and treatment planning for individuals with these life impacting cognitive impairments.

Translating and Implementing Motor Learning Approaches for Neurorehabilitation
Presented by Veronica T. Rowe, PhD, OTR/L, CBIST
Live WebinarThu, Feb 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm EST   Starts in 3h 52m
Course: #5015Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This webinar will review current evidence-based practice of motor learning approaches that address underlying client factors that may influence occupational performance due to a neurological event. Emphasis will be placed on the knowledge translation and implementation of treatment components within Task Oriented/Specific Training, Constraint Induced Movement Therapy, and the Cognitive Orientation of Occupational Performance along with ways to improve motivation and adherence to treatments.

How Information Literacy Can Support Occupational Therapy Practice
Presented by Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Video
Course: #5041Level: Introductory1 Hour
There is an abundant amount of information available today regarding choices about health and wellness. Busy occupational therapy practitioners need to be able to find, evaluate, organize, and convey information accurately and efficiently in order to provide evidence-based services and promote health literacy to consumers of occupational therapy services. This course provides practical strategies to implement information literacy skills in practice.

An Introduction To Treating Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Presented by Tiffany Lee, MA, OTR, BCB-PMD, PRPC
Live WebinarTue, Mar 2, 2021 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #5031Level: Introductory1 Hour
It is estimated that 50% of women experience some degree of pelvic organ prolapse (POP). This introductory course advances your understanding of POP and introduces treatment techniques for this growing patient population.

Using Principles of Yoga to Benefit the Adult Patient
Presented by Lisa Mechler, MA, CCC-SLP, RYT200
Video
Course: #5017Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will review fundamental principles of yoga and demonstrate simple movements and breathing techniques that can be applied when working with adult patients in acute care and outpatient settings. Benefits and contraindications will also be discussed.

Scar Management for Therapists
Presented by Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L
Video
Course: #5023Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course is a review of scar biology and abnormal scar development, with a focus on those scars that may pose barriers to function. Information is provided on conservative care provided by OTs, including scar assessment, intervention, and outcomes measurements.

Wound Care Documentation Across the Multidisciplinary Team
Presented by Neely Sullivan, MPT, CLT-LANA, CDP
Video
Course: #9510Level: Intermediate2 Hours
When it comes to regulatory audits and denials of reimbursement, being proactive is the key. This session will address pertinent topics such as components of resident-centered collaboration between therapy and nursing in wound care, common errors and key elements in wound care documentation in preventing denials, and principles of effective documentation for nursing and therapy to support skilled wound care services.

Innovative Treatments for Patients Post-Stroke Across the Continuum of Care – Evidence-Based Strategies to Improve Outcomes
Presented by Shannon Compton, PT, DPT, NCS, CBIS
Video
Course: #9511Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course uses case studies to explore how a program of high-quality, evidence-based, intensive physical therapy can help patients post-stroke achieve their true full potential through applied motor learning and motivational principles. Participants will gain ideas for fostering patient motivation and increasing independence in self-care across a variety of practice settings, with specific ideas for how to modify activities based on equipment and personnel availability – including telehealth applications.

Creating Functional Homes for Dementia
Presented by Emily Reilly, DHSc, MSOTR/L, ECHM
VideoAudio
Course: #5007Level: Introductory1 Hour
The home environment and the care team can greatly empower or inhibit a person’s quality of life and participation. Occupational Therapists can support clients and families within the home by creating spaces that are safe, functional and intuitive.

Nonpharmacological Pain Management Strategies: A Lifestyle Redesign® Approach
Presented by Lindsey Reeves, OTD, OTR/L, CEAS
Video
Course: #4982Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn about nonpharmacological pain management strategies with a focus on Lifestyle Redesign® as an occupational therapy treatment approach for chronic pain conditions. An introduction to lifestyle, behavioral, and self-management strategies that can be utilized to reduce pain, improve coping, and increase patient self-efficacy in order to improve function and quality of life will be reviewed. This is Day 4 of a virtual conference on pain management.