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Ergonomics And Industrial Rehabilitation CEU Courses for OTs

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Human-Interfacing Robots For Functional Upper Extremity Rehabilitation
Presented by Ashley Gatewood, OTR/L, CSRS
Course: #6368Level: Advanced1 Hour
A review of the history, design, and clinical benefits of robotics in upper extremity treatment will be provided in this course. The knowledge needed to select a system for use and implementation in clinical practice based on the patient population will also be addressed.

Computer Ergonomics: How Can Occupational Therapy Practitioners Help?
Presented by Shaul Lent, OTR/L, MA, CDP, CEAS
Course: #6130Level: Introductory2 Hours
Occupational therapists who want to improve the ergonomics of clients who are using computers are the focus of this webinar. After learning the analytical tools to apply to their ergonomic knowledge, professionals will be able to make customized ergonomic product, environmental, and behavioral recommendations.

Work: An Occupation Across The Lifespan
Presented by Thomas F. Fisher, PhD, OTR/L, CCM, FAOTA
Course: #6021Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Occupational therapy has a long significant history of contribution to persons leading independent and functional lives, which includes work. With injured soldiers returning to the US after WWI, reconstruction aides (later becoming occupational therapists) promoted work as a means and an ends to their rehabilitation. This remains the case over 105 years later. During this session, we will explore the history and the current state of work and industry, including ergonomics, as an area of practice for occupational therapy practitioners.

Addressing Executive Function Deficits For Return To Work Following A Brain Injury
Presented by Yvonne Monti, OTD, OTR/L
Course: #6028Level: Intermediate1 Hour
An overview of executive functioning deficits that persist following a brain injury, interfering with an individual’s ability to return to their prior employment, will be reviewed. The course will also provide education on client-centered executive function assessments and occupation-based interventions to assist with return to work.

Expanding Ergonomic Concepts Across Areas Of Occupation
Presented by Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT
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 Kate Frye, OTD, MS, OTR/L, ATP
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
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
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
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
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.

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