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Occupational Therapy Approach to Assessment and Intervention in Atypical Parkinsonian Disorders
Presented by Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L
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Course: #4249Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course introduces Atypical Parkinsonisms and the impact of the many symptoms on function and participation. Emphasis is on the use of evidence-based practice to develop a person-centered, occupation-based approach to the treatment of individuals with these rare neurodegenerative disorders.

Acute Flaccid Myelitis: Overview of Treatment and Case Studies (Part 2)
Presented by Kaitlin Hagen, MOT, OTR/L
Video
Course: #4227Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Since 2014, the United States has seen an increase of what is now classified as Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM), which caused an alarming increase in flaccid paralysis that has not been seen since the days of epidemic polio. This course will provide an overview of Activity Based Restorative Therapy that is used to treat AFM as well as highlight case studies of patients with AFM.

Introduction to Myofascial Release
Presented by Robert McAlister, PhD, OTR/L
Video
Course: #4220Level: Introductory1 Hour
This one-hour workshop is designed as an entry level course for the therapist who wants to know more about myofascial release and its benefits. The course will provide an overview of myofascial release, with emphasis upon strategies and techniques that can be used to treat orthopedic musculoskeletal conditions in a variety of practice settings.

Acute Flaccid Myelitis: What OTs Need To Know (Part 1)
Presented by Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, OTD, CPAM, CKTP
Video
Course: #4219Level: Introductory1 Hour
Similar to polio in its presentation, Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) has been on the rise in the US over the last five years. This course will review the symptoms, diagnostic criteria, and pathophysiology of AFM important for occupational therapists to understand. This is Part 1 of a 2-part series.

Self-Calming Techniques for Children with Autism
Presented by Mae Kunz, OTR/L
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Course: #4238Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course is designed for occupational therapists who evaluate and treat children who have been diagnosed with autism and/or demonstrate sensory processing difficulties. Sensory and behavioral approaches to help address self-calming abilities in children who have been diagnosed with autism will be addressed individually in this webinar.

Developing In The NICU: Interventions For The Early Brain, Part 1
Presented by Jenny Jolley, MS, OTR/L, Caroline Molder, MS, OTR/L
Video
Course: #4203Level: Introductory1 Hour
What fires together wires together: every experience from birth onward has an impact on brain development. Premature Infants experience birth trauma and lengthy hospitalization affecting how they develop long-term. This introductory course will educate the hospital OT on how to start providing NICU interventions.

Best Practices In Instructional Design/Technology For Patient/Client Education
Presented by Bryan Gee, PhD, OTR, BCP
VideoAudio
Course: #4214Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Why are we still using paper in the education/training of patients/clients? This course provides an overview of the current status of patient education in occupational therapy practice and provides a cursory experience of best practices in patient education using instructional design/technology principles.

Developing New Programs
Presented by Ann Burkhardt, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA
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Course: #4218Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The practice of the profession of OT is changing. Both academic and clinical practice are expanding the knowledge and skill base for implementing practice that is inclusive of community and population focused work, while continuing to sustain service delivery to the vulnerable populations that rely on us for their services. This course will offer a structure and insights into program development in view of this impending change.

Industrial Rehabilitation Part 2 - Interventions
Presented by Susan Denham, EdD, MS, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #4224Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course is designed for the therapist who is interested in developing a better understanding of Industrial Rehabilitation. It is the 2nd part in a series, this section focuses on the intervention phase of Industrial Rehabilitation, various formats and techniques to promote return to work.

Professional Practice Models for OT
Presented by Ann Burkhardt, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA
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Course: #4196Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The healthcare market and the occupational therapy profession are at a tipping point for practice. Changes in service delivery are occurring, which will necessitate a reaction and shift on our part, to continue to provide meaningful and valuable services to those in society who need our skills and our care. Whether you work in a traditional setting for occupational therapy care delivery or seek something different for yourself, it is time to consider options and plan for your near future as an occupational therapy practitioner in the workplace. This course will offer a rationale for making choices and determining a path to thrive into the future of occupational therapy care delivery.