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Size Matters Handwriting Program: Promoting Legibility and Carryover
Presented by Beverly Moskowitz, DOT, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA
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Course: #4585Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course discusses concepts, strategies and supportive materials from the Size Matters Handwriting Program with a specific focus on variables impacting legibility. Because writing happens in all content areas, teacher and kid-friendly strategies are identified to ensure legibility and best practices are embedded all day.

The Aging Skin: Skin Changes, Wound Development, and Pressure Injuries in the Elderly, in Partnership with The Permobil Academy
Presented by Ana Endsjo, MOTR/L, CLT
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Course: #4595Level: Introductory1 Hour
During this course we will take an in depth look at the three layers of skin, their function and age-related changes that occur at each layer that make our elderly client more susceptible to skin breakdown. We will explore common areas of skin breakdown and understand each stage of a pressure injury and its distinguishing characteristics.

Size Matters Handwriting Program: A Multitiered Intervention
Presented by Beverly Moskowitz, DOT, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA
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Course: #4580Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course discusses how to use the Size Matters Handwriting Program in a multi-tiered intervention (e.g. RtI, MTSS, I&RS, etc.), schoolwide, within classrooms, with small groups and individually. The 8 Key Concepts and Strategies for adapting SMHP for all learners will be covered as will measurement, supportive materials, and published efficacy studies.

Aquatic Interventions for the Upper Quadrant
Presented by Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS
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Course: #9431Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will examine the functional connections between components of the upper quadrant, discuss common diagnoses, review indications, precautions and contraindications for specific diagnoses as they relate to aquatic therapy. Clinical pearls, current evidence and aquatic progressions for the upper quadrant will be presented through research review, case studies, and video examples.

Suicide and Self-Harm in the Elderly
Presented by Teresa Fair-Field, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #4596Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will discuss the signs that go beyond depression to reveal active suicidal or self-harm risk. We will address the prevalence of suicidality in long term care settings, elevated risks in care transitions, steps to improve the comfort and ability to conduct effective interviews and risk assessments, the Baby Boomer cohort effect, and provide clinical tips and resources.

A New Era: From EADLs to Alexa!
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #4541Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Electronic Aids to Daily Living provide an alternative means of controlling devices, primarily within the home environment, including audiovisual equipment, lighting, and thermostats. Advances in consumer home automation technologies have opened new control opportunities for people with disabilities.

Dementia Management: Techniques for Staging and Intervention
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #9410Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This seminar provides an overview of types of dementia including characteristics at each stage, protocols for staging clients with dementia and related treatment strategies. Documentation and treatment planning based on dementia staging results is reviewed. Behavior management and communication strategies for this population are discussed as well as techniques for nursing to follow.

Acute Care Back to the Basics: Gerontology
Presented by Marianna Marie Andrews, MS, OTR/L, BCG, MSW
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Course: #4564Level: Introductory1 Hour
Occupational therapy practitioners play an increasingly important role in caring for the hospitalized geriatric patient, an expanding population. This course provides an overview of geriatric OT evaluation and treatment, introduces geriatric syndromes, and explores our valuable roles on the health care team.

Acute Care Back To The Basics: OT's Role In The Emergency Department
Presented by Lyndsay Laxton, OTR/L, Katie Freeman, MSOT, OTR/L
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Course: #4566Level: Introductory1 Hour
This webinar will educate occupational therapy practitioners on the unique role of occupational therapy within the emergency department. It will detail evidence-based interventions as well as screening and assessment tools to inform your plan of care and discharge recommendations.

Acute Care Back to the Basics: Burn Care
Presented by Julia Smith, MS, OTR/L
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Course: #4567Level: Introductory1 Hour
Occupational therapists play a vital role in the management of upper extremity burn injuries for patients during their acute care stay. This course will focus on basic anatomy, burn classification, and appropriate evaluation and interventions during the early phases of wound healing for maximum functional recovery.