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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.

Spinal Cord Injury: Splinting
Presented by Sara Kate Frye, MS, OTR/L, ATP
Live WebinarThu, Nov 11, 2021 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #5340Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course discusses common splinting interventions for people with spinal cord injury. Splinting options for both passive positioning and function will be discussed.

Spinal Cord Injury: Environmental Controls and Community Access
Presented by Kimberly Grear Perone, MBA, MSHA, OTR/L, CPAM, ECHM, CAPS
Live WebinarFri, Nov 12, 2021 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #5349Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course provides valuable information that can be brought back to the clinic to assist practitioners and patients in the return to their community and homes. In this course, evidenced-based research will be reviewed, resources provided, and case studies discussed.

Understanding Lifestyle Management Services for Treating Pain: Documentation and Case Study Examples
Presented by Lindsey Reeves, OTD, OTR/L, CEAS
VideoAudio
Course: #5262Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides an overview of the process of delivering lifestyle management interventions for the treatment of pain by exploring the process of developing a plan of care and strategies for documenting effectively. Case study examples are reviewed to demonstrate the outcomes of a lifestyle management approach.

Evaluation and Treatment Strategies for Facial Palsy, Part 2
Presented by Mara Wernick Robinson, PT, MS
Video
Course: #5293Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This is a 2-part series on facial palsy. Part 2 explains how to make an assessment of a patient's needs, and specific treatment strategies based on exam findings. Case studies, photos and videos are used. The role of occupational therapy, and indications on when to collaborate on medical and surgical interventions, are described in detail. This course is directly related to the practice of occupational therapy and is therefore appropriate for the OT and OTA. Please note the course does not go into detail of rehab for facial paralysis related to stroke.

Evaluation and Treatment Strategies for Facial Palsy, Part 1
Presented by Mara Wernick Robinson, PT, MS
Video
Course: #5292Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This is a 2-part series on facial palsy. Part 1 begins with a review of the anatomy and etiology of peripheral facial nerve disorders, followed by how to evaluate a patient with facial palsy. A detailed review of the measurement scales commonly used is presented in detail, including a case example. This course is directly related to the practice of occupational therapy and is therefore appropriate for the OT and OTA. Please note the course does not go into detail of rehab for facial paralysis related to stroke.

Back to School: Discussing the Biomechanical Impact of Backpacks
Presented by Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Video
Course: #5272Level: Introductory1 Hour
Carrying a backpack to school is a common activity demand of school-age children, and while there are many options for types of backpacks, there are ways to properly pack and wear a backpack to reduce biomechanical strain. This presentation focuses on studies that have looked at this topic and how occupational therapy practitioners can make recommendations on how to choose, pack and wear a backpack to promote student wellness.

Beyond The Ramp And Reacher: How To Truly Prepare Your Clients For Life In A Wheelchair
Presented by Lauren Newhouse, OTD, OTR/L, SWC, Kathryn Sorensen, OTD, OTR/L, ADAC
Video
Course: #5303Level: Introductory1 Hour
This short course highlights many of the nuances of home and community access using a wheelchair to help therapists deepen their understanding and knowledge of wheelchair mobility and environmental modifications.

An Occupational Therapist's Perspective On Visual Deficits in Pediatrics
Presented by Subah Gupta, MHS, OTR/L, SCLV, CBIS
Video
Course: #5288Level: Introductory1 Hour
This presentation reviews commonly encountered visual deficits in the pediatric population. Screening and intervention techniques within the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework will be discussed.

Multisensory Stimulation Rooms for Persons with Dementia: Design on a Dime
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
Video
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.