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Introduction to Early Intervention
Presented by Jessica McMurdie, OTR/L
Live WebinarTue, Mar 26, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4138 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Have you ever wondered, "Is birth to three for me?" Learn more about Early Intervention as a practice setting as well as the key areas that OTs can make a difference in the lives of infants, toddlers and their families.

Introduction to Industrial Rehabilitation
Presented by Susan Denham, EdD, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Live WebinarThu, Mar 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #4166 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course is designed for the therapist who is interested in developing a better understanding of Industrial Rehabilitation. It focuses on the types of programs and options available as well as basic assessment and intervention set up.

Innovations in Geriatric Care: Sleep and the Challenge of Aging (Day 5)
Presented by Teresa Fair-Field, OTD, OTR/L
VideoAudio
Course: #3968 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Do we accept that disrupted sleep is 'normal' in the elderly? While it is widely accepted that elderly residents have trouble sleeping, what is understood about the nature of those sleep difficulties? Is disrupted sleep the cause or the effect of cognitive decline? of heart disease? of challenging behaviors? This course will discuss specific sleep challenges in the elderly as well as appropriate staff responses and treatment options. Specific discussion on sleep culture in our residential environments, and how can we improve our environments for sleep promotion.

20Q: A Leader in Ergonomics
Presented by Karen Jacobs, EdD, OT, OTR, CPE, FAOTA
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Course: #4185 Level: Introductory1 Hour
The 20Q course series is written in an engaging Q & A style, featuring Guest Editor Dr. Franklin Stein interviewing pioneers in the OT profession. In this edition, we highlight Dr. Karen Jacobs' career and contributions to occupational therapy.Dr Jacobs is a very productive leader in occupational therapy, notably as a past president of AOTA, founding editor of the journal, WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation, and a researcher in ergonomics.

Important Terms to Know For Understanding Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)
Presented by Thomas DiMarco, OTD, OTR/L
Live WebinarTue, Apr 2, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4147 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This introductory course is designed to familiarize participants with key terms related to EBP, to facilitate a better understanding of this important aspect of OT practice. The course covers research study designs, research related terms, and general EBP related terms.

The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Approach to Eating Disorders
Presented by Sabina K. Gojraty, OTD, OTR/L, CBIS
VideoAudio
Course: #4114 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course is designed to provide evidence-based information on the cognitive behavioral therapy treatment approach for eating disorders. Various occupational therapy treatment techniques and interventions will be highlighted.

Harnessing Nature for OT: The Evidence Therapists Need to Develop Programs and Implement Interventions in Nature
Presented by Gina Kaplanis, MS, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Apr 11, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #4186 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Occupational therapy rarely occurs outside of 4 walls. There is substantial literature that participation outdoors has significant health benefits. This evidence is shared and example programs are identified.

Modifying Approaches to Improve Outcomes for Children with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Their Families
Presented by Dan Dubovsky, MSW
VideoAudio
Course: #4145 Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course presents an overview of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). The role of occupational therapy and how and why approaches need to be modified for individuals with an FASD are highlighted.

Collaboration of OT and RD in the Treatment of Infants and Toddlers in the Pediatric Clinical Setting
Presented by Molly Rejent, MOT, OTR/L, Kathryn Riner, MS, RD, LD
Video
Course: #4103 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Professional relationships are essential in the pediatric clinical setting for successful patient outcomes. Occupational therapists and registered dietitians can together identify feeding and nutrition problems, determine a treatment plan and educate caregivers.

Smart Wheelchairs
Presented by Rosalie Wang, PhD, OT (Reg), Pooja Viswanathan, PhD
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Course: #4155 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course summarizes research to date on smart wheelchairs, describing smart wheelchair components and functions and how smart wheelchairs can help increase driving safety and independence of powered wheelchair users. The course also describes limitations to current research, gaps in wheelchair assessment and training, and design and ethical considerations for smart wheelchairs.