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Wheelchair Positioning: Pressure
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Live WebinarTue, Jan 8, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4052 Level: Advanced1 Hour
A main goal of wheelchair seating is pressure management, specifically to prevent development of pressure injuries. This course will present pressure injury definitions, staging, etiology and specific seating interventions.

Introduction to Hippotherapy for Occupational Therapy Practitioners
Presented by Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS
Live WebinarWed, Jan 9, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #4036 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will introduce occupational therapy practitioners to the use of the horse, horses’ movement and the equine environment as a treatment tool. Occupational therapy practitioners will be introduced to hippotherapy in relation to the occupational therapy practice framework.

Ergonomics in Early Childhood: Strategies for Childcare Workers
Presented by Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Video
Course: #3988 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will discuss the role that ergonomics can play to improve the health and wellness of childcare workers. It will also explore the physical demands of childcare related tasks and the risk factors associated with these activities and environment in which they are performed as well as practical strategies for prevention of injury.

OT Professionals and Home Health 101
Presented by Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD
Video
Course: #3994 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will help OTR’s and COTA’s increase knowledge and confidence when working in the dynamic, and often chaotic, world of home health. OT professionals will learn the fundamentals and helpful, practical tips to enhance their home health experience with adult and older adult clients.

Neurobiology of Addiction: Implications for Occupational Therapy Intervention
Presented by Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500
Live WebinarThu, Jan 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #4047 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Efforts to treat addiction are hampered by prejudice and a public view that treats it as a disorder of self-control, not a disease. We will explore advances in addiction research that, if disseminated to the public, could reverse these misconceptions and facilitate changes which will improve treatment.

Authentic Social Engagement: A Sensational Proposition
Presented by Winnie Dunn, PhD, OTR, FAOTA
Video
Course: #3987 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
People are both social and sensory beings. Their ability to engage with their lives and other people depends on their ability to interact in satisfying ways. Since each person has distinct sensory processing patterns, we must consider these sensory patterns as we support people to have a satisfying life. In this course, we will explore ways to support people in authentic places and activities and how to ensure that professional efforts generalize to peoples' entire lives.

An Evidenced-Based Approach To Conservative Management Of Trigger Finger
Presented by Dianna Lunsford, OTD, M.Ed, OTR/L, CHT
Video
Course: #3978 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will provide an overview of trigger finger including the anatomy, etiology, incidence and prevalence. This course will also discuss the current evidence based approaches to treating trigger finger.

Crumbs as a Tool in Pediatric Feeding Transitions
Presented by Marsha Dunn Klein, OTR/L, MEd, FAOTA
Video
Course: #3991 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This practical course will describe the use of crumbs as a bridge to sensory and motor transitions in feeding therapy to support the clinician and family. The goal with crumbs is child success and comfort, worry reduction, and parent success.

From Survive to Thrive at Work: An Evidence-Based Approach to Healthcare Burnout
Presented by Erika del Pozo, MOT, OTR/L
Live WebinarTue, Jan 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4048 Level: Introductory2 Hours
The purpose of this course is to examine burnout in the healthcare industry, explore direct and indirect causes, identify personal and professional outcomes, and review best practices for individuals and their teams. Using this holistic approach, practitioners, supervisors, and managers will be instructed on how to implement a variety of personal and team interventions to improve internal coping, stress management behaviors, communication, and team energy dynamics in order to reduce the likelihood of burnout and promote optimal work well-being.

Medicare Part B Coding and Billing: For Occupational Therapy Services in Long-Term Care
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
Video
Course: #3976 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This seminar offers an in-depth review of Medicare Part B coding and billing, including CPT coding, unit to minute conversion, appropriate use of evaluation codes, modifiers, and G codes is offered. Using multiple examples, therapists will learn how to be compliant with coding, thorough in documentation to support skilled interventions, and detailed to avoid common errors. A review of elements known to trigger medical review including coding and documentation to support the plan of care is offered and tips and strategies for successfully managing medical review will be explored.