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Ergonomics And Industrial Rehabilitation CEU Courses for OTs

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Expanding Ergonomic Concepts Across Areas Of Occupation
Presented by Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Live WebinarThu, Jul 21, 2022 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #5647Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Applying ergonomic concepts to areas of occupation outside of the domain of work will be reviewed in this course. Rest and sleep, IADLs, education, and leisure participation will also be explored in order to support the health and wellness of persons, groups, and populations using occupational therapy activity analysis and ergonomic principles.

How to Promote Lifelong Shoulder Health for Wheelchair Users
Presented by Sara Frye, MS, OTR/L, ATP
Video
Course: #9546Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Using a wheelchair places a significant strain on the upper extremity. Therapists should be proactive in preventing repetitive strain injuries to help clients maintain independence and improve their quality of life.

Ergonomics and Pain
Presented by Marissa Marchioni, OTD, OTR/L, CEAS
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Course: #4996Level: Introductory1 Hour
Attend this presentation to learn about basic ergonomic principles and applications to a variety of settings. We examine applications and strategies for educating clients about the importance of ergonomics and body mechanics for the prevention of pain. This is Day 2 of a virtual conference on pain management.

Work from Wherever: Ergonomic Tips for A Safe & Healthy Workstation Set Up at Home
Presented by Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #4791Level: Introductory1 Hour
Many individuals are moving to either full or part-time remote work environments and this can present a challenge in setting up efficient and comfortable workstations. This course will address common risk factors for office-based jobs, recommended workstation setup based on current ergonomic principles, and examples of stretches to promote health and wellness while working in the remote/home environment.

Practical Application Of Ergonomic Principles: Preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders In New Mothers
Presented by Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #4335Level: Introductory1 Hour
This presentation will explore the ergonomic risk factors associated with caring for a baby while looking at postpartum mothers as a specialized population. Practical strategies to prevent or reduce the occurrence of musculoskeletal disorders will be discussed.

Therapeutic Office Ergonomics for Computer Use for Intensive Rehab Patients
Presented by Jeannie Koulizakis, PT, MPT, CEES
Video
Course: #4315Level: Introductory1 Hour
Is sitting really the new smoking? Learn about the most current evidence regarding ideal postures and movement patterns in the workplace that help prevent computer/cell phone use-related MSDs. Also learn how to make defensible MSD-related RA (reasonable accommodation) recommendations for your patients.

Disability in Agriculture: AgrAbility and Occupational Therapy
Presented by Paul Jones
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Course: #4254Level: Introductory1 Hour
This one-hour session provides an overview of the prevalence and causes of disability in agriculture, the structure, services, and resources of the USDA AgrAbility program, and technologies appropriate for agriculture workers with functional limitations. In addition, the relevance of occupational therapy to AgrAbility is discussed with examples provided of how OTs have contributed to the program.

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.

Introduction to Industrial Rehabilitation
Presented by Susan Denham, EdD, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Video
Course: #4166Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course is designed for the therapist who is interested in developing a better understanding of Industrial Rehabilitation. It focuses on the types of programs and options available as well as basic assessment and intervention set up.

20Q: A Leader in Ergonomics
Presented by Karen Jacobs, EdD, OT, OTR, CPE, FAOTA
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Course: #4185Level: Introductory1 Hour
The 20Q course series is written in an engaging Q & A style, featuring contributing editor Dr. Franklin Stein interviewing pioneers in the OT profession. In this edition, we highlight Dr. Karen Jacobs' career and contributions to occupational therapy. Dr. Jacobs is a leader in occupational therapy, notably as a past president of AOTA, founding editor of the journal, WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation, and a researcher in ergonomics. 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.

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