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Management of the Client with Compromised Respiratory Function
Presented by Neely Sullivan, MPT, CLT-LANA, CDP
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Course: #9521Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This seminar reviews the background and scope of respiratory illness (including COVID-19) and introduces strategies for assessing and implementing treatment interventions designed for clients with compromised lung function. Finally, this course includes reimbursement and documentation principles to ensure efficacy in this area by therapy providers.

Rehabilitation of Intrinsic Muscle Pathology
Presented by Paul Bonzani, MHS, OTR/L, CHT
Video
Course: #5096Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course reviews normal biomechanical function of the intrinsic mechanisms of digital function as a basis for understanding pathomechanics due to soft tissue and neural injuries affecting the hand. Remediation strategies to prevent deformity and enhance occupational performance are presented.

A Sensory Approach to Home
Presented by Britt Collins-Feist, MS, OTR/L
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Course: #5064Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides the participants with sensory strategies including yoga and mindfulness activities to help create home-based therapy ideas for their families. You will learn about sensory regulation and modulation and how to build sensory strategies into a child’s everyday life.

Pharmacological and Rehabilitative Considerations Related to Cardiopulmonary Conditions
Presented by Colleen DeRitis, MA, OTR/L, Doug DeRitis, PharmD, RPH
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Course: #5084Level: Introductory1 Hour
This collaborative seminar provides therapists with an understanding of the pharmacology of cardiac conditions and the impact on patient’s functional outcomes and rehabilitation process. Pulmonary conditions and the medications involved are explored for a proper understanding of how to increase the therapeutic process.

Dynamic Splinting: Splinting for Special Populations, Part 4
Presented by Kirsten Davin, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, SMS
Video
Course: #5067Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course offers a closer look at the benefits and inherent risks associated with the application of dynamic splinting in conjunction with specific population groups. Specific methods and applications are discussed for use with clients who present with long-term dynamic splinting needs.

Pharmacological and Medical Considerations Related to Pain Management and Rehabilitation
Presented by Colleen DeRitis, MA, OTR/L, Doug DeRitis, PharmD, RPH
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Course: #5083Level: Introductory1 Hour
This collaborative seminar provides therapists with an understanding of the principles of pharmacology and how the pharmacology of pain may impact patient’s functional outcomes and rehabilitation process. Therapists learn to conduct effective interviews and documentation strategies related to reporting medical concerns to the quality care team, other team members, the patient, and the physician.

Mindfulness: Beyond Guided Meditation
Presented by Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC
Video
Course: #9517Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Mindfulness can be a really powerful cognitive-behavioral tool and has many relevant applications when treating patients with pain, especially chronic pain. Many courses for rehabilitation professionals teach guided meditation, which is an amazing tool. However, mindfulness has many other applications and opportunities for use in the treatment of patients with pain. This session discusses the history and science behind mindfulness, as well as provides a variety of practical mindfulness tools for the everyday practitioner.

Dynamic Splinting: Splinting for Elbow Function, Part 3
Presented by Kirsten Davin, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, SMS
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Course: #5066Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course reviews the world of dynamic splint fabrication and application via an examination of the methods associated with fabricating and/or implementing dynamic elbow splints to manage a client’s elbow and forearm-based range of motion, support, and joint protection needs. Custom and pre-fabricated designs are discussed and compared.

Dynamic Splinting: Splinting for Wrist Function, Part 2
Presented by Kirsten Davin, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, SMS
Video
Course: #5045Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course offers a closer look at the world of dynamic splint fabrication and application via an examination of the methods associated with fabricating and/or implementing dynamic wrist splints to manage a client’s wrist-based range of motion, support, and joint protection needs.

20Q: A Gerontology Expert
Presented by Regula H. Robnett, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
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Course: #5116Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
In this edition, we highlight Dr. Regula Robnett's career and contributions to occupational therapy. Dr. Robnett is a fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association and has had a distinguished career as an occupational therapy clinician, professor, mentor, and researcher, with strong expertise in gerontology. She is the author of the book Gerontology for the Health Care Professional which is now in its 4th edition (Robnett et al., 2020). 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.