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Medicare Part B Coding and Billing: For Occupational Therapy Services in Long-Term Care
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Nov 1, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #3976 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This seminar offers an in-depth review of Medicare Part B coding and billing, including CPT coding, unit to minute conversion, appropriate use of evaluation codes, modifiers, and G codes is offered. Using multiple examples, therapists will learn how to be compliant with coding, thorough in documentation to support skilled interventions, and detailed to avoid common errors. A review of elements known to trigger medical review including coding and documentation to support the plan of care is offered and tips and strategies for successfully managing medical review will be explored.

20Q: Legacy of a Cognitive Researcher
Presented by Carolyn Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
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Course: #3949 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Carolyn Baum is one of the most prominent leaders in occupational therapy. This course outlines her contributions to occupational cognitive research over the last 40 years.

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments (CGA): Are you on board?
Presented by Jeannine Nonaillada, PhD, OTR/L, BCG
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Course: #3870 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will expound upon the literature to date about comprehensive geriatric assessments. Learners will gain practical tools for applications to their respective settings working with older adults.

Talking About the Unspoken: Death & Dying
Presented by Sharon L. Gorman, PT, DPTSc, GCS
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Course: #3812 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
One experience links all humans regardless of the variety of factors that may differentiate us, death. Learn about open-ended communication techniques, including specific questions, to help open dialog with patients and their families, and gain a clear understanding of what rehabilitation can offer those at the end of their life. (Trigger warning: discussions of death, dying, sickness, and old age will occur during this session)

Animal-Assisted Interventions for Older Adults
Presented by Beth Fields, PhD, OTR/L
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Course: #3798 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This webinar will provide an overview of the role of animal interactions for older adults and the role of occupational therapy practitioners in supporting the human animal bond. We will discuss how occupational therapy practitioners are trained to help older adults; the benefits and risks of older adults interacting with animals; and the occupational therapy process to illustrate the incorporation of animals into the treatment plan.

Movement-Based Interventions When Treating Parkinson's Disease
Presented by Jason Mahilo, MOTR/L
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Course: #3793 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course is designed to provide the learner with a plethora of movement based interventions that will assist with improving balance, strength, and functional independence. This course will review LSVT BIG interventions and ways to provide alternate treatment interventions for the skilled clinician.

20Q: Adaptive Equipment Pioneer
Presented by Fred Sammons, PhD (HON), OT, FAOTA
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Course: #3821 Level: Introductory1 Hour
In our 20Q, we are talking to Fred Sammons, one of the early pioneers in occupational therapy. He has been an occupational therapist for over 60 years. During that time, he has been an innovator in designing, manufacturing, and distributing adaptive equipment for people with disabilities while collaborating with occupational therapists and clients to identify needs and to generate product ideas.

Case Studies for the Master Clinician- Vision Assessment in Home Care
Presented by Gina Green, MOT, OTR/L, Fawn Carson, MS, OTR/L, ATP
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Course: #3707 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This case study will examine vision assessment in home care. It will provide a comprehensive overview of vision and provide a review of the current literature.

Accessible Therapeutic Horticulture with Micro-Dwarf Plants in Occupational Therapy
Presented by Ellen Pong, DPT, MOT, BA
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Course: #3734 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This course will provide practical instruction on utilizing micro-dwarf tomato plants for provision of highly affordable and accessible therapeutic horticulture/gardening as a meaningful occupation, while detailing occupational therapy’s role in providing evidence-based interventions that allow clients to benefit from plant-based therapeutic activities.

Restraint Reduction: Regulations, Alternatives and Therapy Intervention
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #3658 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This session will review updated regulations related to physical and chemical restraints in long-term care. Resident assessment, therapy interventions, and alternatives to restraints will be discussed.