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Sarcopenia And Longevity: An Evidence-Based Update For The Occupational Therapy Practitioner
Presented by Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS
Video
Course: #6316Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Age-related sarcopenia has become an emerging concern among healthcare providers, and recent research suggests a strong correlation between muscle mass and longevity. This presentation will discuss the evidence behind this growing concern, along with potential interventions that can be performed by the occupational therapy practitioner.

Understanding Asthma And Anaphylaxis In The Occupational Therapy Setting
Presented by Nancy Nathenson, RRT
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Course: #6315Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This program aims to provide an overview of asthma and anaphylaxis management and prevention across all age groups. It will include the causes, impact, medications, monitoring, and essential patient self-management teachings. In addition, valuable resources and tools will be shared to help individuals manage asthma and anaphylaxis, including assessing control and reducing triggers in various environments.

Neurodiversity-Affirming Practice
Presented by Virginia Spielmann, PhD, OTR/L
VideoAudio
Course: #6314Level: Introductory1 Hour
Explore the fundamentals of neurodiversity-affirming practice in this introductory course designed for occupational therapy practitioners seeking clarity on the concept. Gain a solid understanding of relevant terminology and develop the essential skills to effectively support and celebrate the diverse neurological experiences of your clients.

Pediatric Power Wheelchair Assessment And Training
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Live WebinarTue, Apr 16, 2024 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #6317Level: Advanced3 Hours
Pediatric power wheelchair assessment, including determining and developing cognitive and motor readiness, team evaluation, and mobility training as a part of the school day, will be comprehensively addressed in this course. Assessment, skill development, and skill training are critical to achieve functional and independent use of power mobility.

Cultural Humility And Competency In Occupational Therapy: Looking Through The Lens Of Real Life Experiences
Presented by Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Live WebinarThu, Apr 18, 2024 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #6300Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Cultural humility and competence for occupational therapists in international and domestic therapeutic settings will be covered in this course. It will include experiential scenarios for providing services and outline skills used to maintain cultural sensitivity and competence while engaged in OT services.

Contextual Adaptations For The Neurodivergent Client: Pediatric Acute Care Virtual Conference
Presented by Julia Colman, OTD, OTR/L, BCP
Video
Course: #6301Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The challenges neurodivergent children face in hospital settings are well documented by medical researchers, healthcare professionals, and autistic and/or ADHD individuals, themselves. Despite this, hospital personnel often fail to consider the unique sensory and communication needs of many neurodivergent children. Occupational therapy practitioners can improve outcomes by utilizing neurodiversity-affirming principles and advocating for more sensory-friendly hospital environments. This is Day 4 of the Pediatric Acute Care Virtual Conference.

Discharge Planning: Pediatric Acute Care Virtual Conference
Presented by Julia Colman, OTD, OTR/L, BCP
Video
Course: #6302Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The role of occupational therapy practitioners as members of an interdisciplinary team in adult acute care settings is well established; however, specific evidence-based discharge planning recommendations for pediatric clients are less known. This course explores recent literature describing the unique needs of children discharged from the hospital and calls for a family-centered, interdisciplinary approach. This is Day 5 of the Pediatric Acute Care Virtual Conference.

Bowel And Bladder Considerations: Pediatric Acute Care Virtual Conference
Presented by Alex King, OTR/L, CCLS
Video
Course: #6281Level: Intermediate1 Hour
A brief overview of the bowel/bladder system, commonpediatric conditions that affect this system and the role of the occupational therapy practitioner in supporting this area of function in the acute care setting will be discussed. Associated equipment, procedures, daily care routines, and occupational profile considerations will be addressed. This is Day 3 of the Pediatric Acute Care Virtual Conference.

Understanding Seizures And Epilepsy In The Occupational Therapy Setting
Presented by Nancy Nathenson, RRT
Live WebinarTue, Apr 30, 2024 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #6318Level: Intermediate1 Hour
An overview of seizures and epilepsy in children and adults will be discussed in this course. It will include the impact, causes, identification, management, and essential teachings for individuals, caregivers, and healthcare personnel. Biomedical and holistic interventions in the management of epilepsy will be discussed. In addition, valuable resources and tools in seizure and epilepsy management will be shared.

Sexuality And Intimacy Considerations: Pediatric Acute Care Virtual Conference
Presented by Alex King, OTR/L, CCLS
Video
Course: #6280Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The role of OT in sexuality and intimacy, specifically in the pediatric acute care setting, will be addressed in this course. Content will include tools and skills for the generalist and an introduction to specialist-level OT services for this occupation. This is Day 2 of the Pediatric Acute Care Virtual Conference.

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