Assistive Technology CEU Courses for OTs

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Re-engage: Accessible Solutions And Inclusive Considerations For Gamers With Disabilities
Presented by Erik Johnson, MS, OT
Live WebinarThu, Sep 5, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #4395Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This session will explore how occupational therapy has been instrumental in the advancement of accessibility and inclusive design in technology and the video game industry. It will also discuss specific strategies for accessible gaming for people with disabilities.

Meeting the Needs of Autistic Adults
Presented by Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA, Scott Robertson, PhD
Live WebinarTue, Sep 17, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
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.

Advanced 3D Printing Techniques: Designing, Modifying, And Improving Your 3D Prints
Presented by Jon Turnquist, MOL, OTR/L
Video
Course: #4244Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course is designed to provide the skills to customize and create 3D prints so you can provide your clients in what they need instead of just what you can find online. A step by step design and process with an example 3D design that you will be able to modify will be explained from the designing CAD beginning to the end of the printing process.

Best Practices In Instructional Design/Technology For Patient/Client Education
Presented by Bryan Gee, PhD, OTR, BCP
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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.

Smart Wheelchairs
Presented by Rosalie Wang, PhD, OT (Reg), Pooja Viswanathan, PhD
Video
Course: #4155Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course summarizes research to date on smart wheelchairs, describing smart wheelchair components and functions and how smart wheelchairs can help increase driving safety and independence of powered wheelchair users. The course also describes limitations to current research, gaps in wheelchair assessment and training, and design and ethical considerations for smart wheelchairs.

SIMQ: Virtual and Augmented Reality
Presented by Carol C. Dudding, PhD, CHSE, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9225Level: Introductory1 Hour
This article explores the opportunities afforded by emerging technologies in virtual and augmented reality. Participants will be provided information about the current state of these immersive technologies and challenged to consider their potential use in clinical education. The article provides a mix of theory and practice, and presents information with the intent to stimulate ideas.

Introduction to Utilizing 3D Printing in Occupational Therapy
Presented by SueAnn Woods, MOT, OTR/L, CLT, CHT
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Course: #4056Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will give an overview to the basics of 3D printers and filaments for the OT practitioner. This course will cover indications, contraindications, and precautions from an OT and public health/environmental health perspective. The course will give users practical ideas, resources, and strategies for quick start.

Wheelchair Positioning: Pressure
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #4052Level: Advanced1 Hour
A main goal of wheelchair seating is pressure management, specifically to prevent development of pressure injuries. This course will present pressure injury definitions, staging, etiology and specific seating interventions.

Wheelchair Positioning: Postural Care
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #4050Level: Advanced1 Hour
The goals of wheelchair seating include managing posture and pressure as well as providing stability for function. Postural care addresses positioning outside of the wheelchair, particularly during sleep, and can be used to improve the quality and duration of sleep, promote health and maintain safety during sleep, as well as to minimize, prevent and even reverse orthopedic changes.

The Importance of Early Mobility
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #4020Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course presents the importance of early mobility, including research which has linked early power mobility to specific developmental skills. Augmented mobility, providing power mobility to very young children primarily for developmental benefits, will also be addressed.