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Occupational Therapy’s Role in Addressing the Needs of People Experiencing Homelessness
Presented by Caitlin Synovec, OTD, OTR/L, BCMH
Live WebinarThu, Oct 21, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #5289Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course reviews OT's role in addressing the needs of people experiencing homelessness including areas of occupation, types of services, and different settings.

Preventing Caregiver Burnout
Presented by Mira Rollins, OTR/L
Video
Course: #5306Level: Introductory1 Hour
Successful outcomes and sustained health and wellness for patients depend on the compliance and performance of caregivers. This presentation identifies specific symptoms of caregiver burnout as well as interventions and goals to incorporate into the plan of care.

20Q: Assessing the Role of Context in Cognitive Rehabilitation
Presented by Kinsuk Maitra, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
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Course: #5343Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The role of context as an important domain of occupational therapy practice is recognized in the latest edition of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework (4th edition). The present course will describe the role of context in the neuro- and cognitive rehabilitation of clients in general. 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.

Non-Surgical Shoulder Conditions: A Review for the Occupational Therapist
Presented by Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS
Live WebinarTue, Nov 2, 2021 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #5354Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The shoulder is one of the most injured body regions with up to 50% of individuals suffering from shoulder pain annually. Common shoulder conditions include rotator cuff disorders, AC joint conditions, and glenohumeral joint disorders. This course will provide an evidence-based review of common non-surgical shoulder conditions.

Teaching the Motor Skills for Toileting: Using Activity Analysis and Data Collection
Presented by Aditi Mehra, DHS, OTR/L, Jonathan Amey, MEd
Video
Course: #5313Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Toileting skills is an understudied topic, yet it is an essential occupation that is in great demand among parents. This course provides a step-by-step process of the fastest way of teaching children the gross and fine motor mechanics of toileting using a simple 5 min data collection system and a valuable activity analysis which can easily be incorporated into practice.

Post-COVID-19 Patients: Management Strategies for the Occupational Therapist
Presented by Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS
Live WebinarThu, Nov 4, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #5356Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Researchers have shown that corrective and restorative rehabilitation has become an integral part of a post-COVID-19 patients’ recovery program. This discussion will cover current evidence regarding the negative physiological effects of COVID-19, medical management and rehabilitation, exercise programming, using technology for monitoring, and the role of the occupational therapist. This presentation is for the occupational therapist who desires an evidence-based update on this topic.

Adapted Toileting and Bathing Chairs 101: A Brief Overview
Presented by Lindsey Veety, PT, DPT, ATP/SMS
Video
Course: #5298Level: Introductory1 Hour
When an individual needs assistance to bathe or toilet knowing which system or supports to choose can be difficult, as there are many different options on the market currently. This presentation gives an introduction to what adapted bathing and toileting systems are, who they would be best used for, compares and contrasts the main systems on the market, and reviews funding options.

Spinal Cord Injury: The Changing Incidence and Prevalence
Presented by Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, OTD, CPAM, CKTP
Live WebinarMon, Nov 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #5331Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will outline the changing face of spinal cord injury (SCI), including trends in causation and demographics. Clinical syndromes, anticipated outcomes, and long-term costs and consequences will also be introduced. This course is the first in a series on SCI and is most beneficial to clinicians in that context.

Spinal Cord Injury: Medical Comorbidities
Presented by Kaitlin Hagen, MOT, OTR/L
Live WebinarTue, Nov 9, 2021 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #5341Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course focuses on the medical origin of comorbidities of spinal cord injury and how they impact therapy. Examples of comorbidities that will be discussed include: autonomic dysreflexia, musculoskeletal issues, overuse injuries, pulmonary issues, and medical issues such as UTI's and decreased bone mineral density.

Spinal Cord Injury: Upper Extremity Assessment and Intervention
Presented by Alaena McCool, MS, OTR/L, CPAM
Live WebinarWed, Nov 10, 2021 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #5335Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course discusses current, reliable, and standardized assessments and evidence-based interventions for the upper extremity within the spinal cord injury population. It focuses on the shoulder, elbow, and hand. It also discusses current research trends, new ways to identify, intervene, and modify approaches when treating the upper extremities. It will end with case study examples.