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Terrible Triad Of The Elbow: Clinical Case Study
Presented by Stephanie Ye, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, CMOT, CSCS
Live WebinarThu, Aug 29, 2024 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #6477Level: Advanced1 Hour
Epidemiology, risk factors, and real-life clinical cases for treating the Terrible Triads of the elbow will be reviewed. Current evaluation processes, outcome measures from literature, and intervention ideas for this condition for the return to independence with meaningful occupations will be discussed.

Wheelchair Positioning to Optimize Respiration
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Course: #9590Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Wheelchair positioning is designed to provide postural support and alignment, pressure distribution, and stability for functional activities. Positioning can also be used to optimize respiration by facilitating an upright trunk and head and supporting the diaphragm. This course presents common positioning scenarios where respiration may be compromised and interventions to address these concerns.

Infant Massage
Presented by Jeryl D. Benson, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Live WebinarTue, Sep 3, 2024 at 8:00 pm EDT
Course: #6499Level: Introductory1 Hour
An overview of infant massage will be provided in this course. The application of infant massage techniques with a special needs population will be discussed. Emphasis will be on using the current evidence to support infant massage techniques during occupational therapy intervention.

QiKIDS™, Qigong for Pediatrics
Presented by Amy Starkey, COTA/L, E-RYT200, YACEP, CTP-E, Qi1
Course: #6378Level: Introductory1 Hour
QiGO® is a therapeutic mindfulness & movement program developed by Certified Qigong Level 1 Instructor Amy M. Starkey, Qi1. In “QiKIDS™: Qigong for Pediatrics”, participants will learn gentle, effective mind-body-based movements, breaths, and acupressure points proven to decrease stress, calm anxiety, improve mental focus, boost immune system function, and build resiliency. Qigong is the perfect therapeutic movement exercise for both clinicians and clients wanting to create a regular mindfulness practice that supports mental, physical and emotional health and well-being.

Palliative Care And Occupational Therapy: Our Unique Role
Presented by Heather Javaherian, OTD, OTR/L
Course: #6377Level: Introductory1 Hour
Palliative care and the role of occupational therapy will be discussed in this course. Interventions supported by research in occupational therapy will be described along with our distinct value in this area.

What You Need To Know When An Individual Hoards
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, CFPS, CGCS
Course: #6385Level: Introductory1 Hour
This session will explore hoarding in senior living by first defining hoarding and identifying the types of hoarding behaviors. The session will look at the scope of the issue in various levels of senior living (e.g., independent/assisted living, SNF, senior housing), reasons why individuals may hoard, health conditions that might lead to hoarding behavior, and the effects (physical, social, emotional) of hoarding behavior. Approaches and signs for recognizing hoarding behavior will be addressed. Finally, strategies to address hoarding in senior living will be offered, including how to balance interventions with resident rights, standardized assessment to determine the severity of hoarding, the dos and don’ts of communicating with a hoarder, and practices for supporting the hoarder toward a place of health and well-being.

Navigating The Journey: OT’s Role In Oncology And Navigating End-of-Life Care
Presented by Kirsten Davin, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, SMS, CAPS, CHSE
Course: #6393Level: Intermediate1 Hour
How clinicians can successfully evaluate and treat clients in oncology rehabilitation throughout the continuum of care will be addressed in this course. Therapists will benefit from building their oncology rehabilitation expertise through current evidence, comprehensive intervention methods, case studies, and specific guidance for clients with various cancer diagnoses. A specialized focus on therapy’s role in end-of-life care will be provided.

Dupuytren's Disease: Current Practice And Treatment
Presented by Stephanie Ye, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, CMOT, CSCS
Course: #6373Level: Advanced1 Hour
A review of epidemiology, risk factors, and current practices for the treatment of Dupuytren’s disease will be discussed in this course. It will review current practice evaluation processes, as well as conservative and/or surgical intervention ideas for this condition for the return to independence with all meaningful occupations.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And Long COVID: OT Strategies
Presented by Zara Dureno, MOT
Course: #6245Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn how to help clients manage Long COVID and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome from the lens and strengths of Occupational Therapy.

Occupational Therapy Practitioner's Role In Helping Women Live Fulfilling Lives After Spinal Cord Injury
Presented by Natalie Rivera, OTD, OTR/L
Course: #6392Level: Introductory1 Hour
Only 20% of SCIs occur in women, and educational training on SCI management is gender-neutral or male-targeted. The course will discuss specific gender barriers that occur among the female demographic post-SCI and intervention regarding toileting, health management, pregnancy, menstrual care, sexual health, and the prevalence and decline in psychosocial well-being post-injury.

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