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Current Topics in Upper Limb Loss and Difference: Bilateral Upper Limb Loss
Presented by Shawn Swanson Johnson, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Nov 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4443Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will focus on bilateral upper extremity limb loss, pre-prosthetic and post prosthetic therapy needs, and ideas and resources for the bilateral upper limb loss/absence individual. It will also provide information on adaptive equipment for ADL’s.

Current Topics in Upper Limb Loss and Difference: Electronic Multi-Articulating Hands and Digits, Toe-to-Hand Transfers, and Hand Transplantations
Presented by Diane J. Atkins, OTR/L, FISPO
Live WebinarFri, Nov 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4444Level: Advanced1 Hour
This presentation is designed to capture the current advances in electric multi-articulating hands, hand transplantation, and toe-to-hand transfers. Functional and quality of life outcomes will be shared as well as several videos that will demonstrate the functional abilities of individuals who have been recipients of these advanced procedures.

Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation Part 2: Occupational Therapy Treatment for Common Cases
Presented by Laura Stimler, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, C/NDT
Course: #4390Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course is designed to provide ideas for evidence-based tailored occupational therapy treatment following pediatric stem cell transplantation. Unique and common case scenarios will be used to illustrate the occupational therapy process for this specialized population.

Understanding the Geriatric Population: Risks Associated with Prolonged Sitting and Goals of a Therapist, in Partnership with The Permobil Academy
Presented by Ana Endsjo, MOTR/L, CLT
Live WebinarTue, Nov 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4447Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course is designed to assist the long term care (LTC) therapist to have a better understanding of the changing body of an elderly resident and the increased risk of sitting in an abnormal posture. It discusses health issues related to prolonged sitting in an abnormal posture. The course identifies the goals of an LTC when it comes to positioning the elderly resident in a wheelchair considering these postures and health-related issues.

Shinrin-Yoku: An Occupational Therapy Exploration
Presented by Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS
Live WebinarTue, Nov 26, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4476Level: Introductory1 Hour
Forest bathing has a growing body of evidence to support it as a method of health promotion and recovery. Occupational therapy practitioners can learn more about the application of forest bathing through invitations and for specific patient populations.

Meeting the Needs of Autistic Adults
Presented by Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA, Scott Robertson, PhD
Course: #4398Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will define autism and describe the lived experience of autistic adults, including common core strengths and challenges. It will also provide strategies, technology, and other supports.

Living with Heart Failure: The OT Role
Presented by Camille Tovera-Magsombol, OTD, OTR/L
Course: #4382Level: Introductory1 Hour
Heart failure (HF) affects an individual’s ability to engage in desired occupation leading to gradual loss of independence with ADLs, IADLs, and the development of activity limitations affecting their quality of life. Occupational therapists, being experts in behavior modification and activity analysis have a distinct role to play. This short course aims to fill this knowledge gap and provide foundational knowledge and treatment resources for practitioners and fully comprehend the pathophysiology and different evidence-based treatment strategies to promote optimal living for individuals with HF.

20Q: Mental Health and Homelessness Advocacy
Presented by Sharon Gutman, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Course: #4412Level: Introductory1 Hour
In this edition, we highlight Dr. Sharon Gutman's career and contributions to occupational therapy. Her work with homeless adults with mental illness has received national recognition. 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.

Application of the Kawa Model in Geriatrics
Presented by Jennifer Lape, OTD, OTR/L
Course: #4380Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will explore the use of the Kawa model, a culturally sensitive occupational therapy model of practice, in geriatric care to establish rapport, identify client strengths and barriers, and improve communication. Attendees will gain knowledge regarding the components of the Kawa model, how to apply the model to geriatric practice, as well as the current research on use of the model in long term care, home care/caregiving, and community-based settings.

continued Conversations, The CE Podcast: Functional Goal Setting in Pediatrics
Presented by Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L
Course: #4414Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course reviews the role of goal-setting in occupational therapy practice. The presenter and host attempt to reconcile differences between their own professional experience with goal-setting, historical precedent, current practice, and current evidence-based recommendations.