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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.

Incontinence: Practical Tips for the Occupational Therapy Practitioner (Part 2)
Presented by Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD
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Course: #3610 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course is Part 2 of this series. Practitioners working in all settings will learn practical treatment interventions to address urinary and bowel incontinence.

Aging Programming: Evidence-based Strategies for Aging in Place
Presented by Pamela E. Toto, PhD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA
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Course: #3633 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Older adults may experience age-related changes and chronic health conditions that challenge their goal to age-in-place.This presentation will provide clinicians with a basic understanding of evidence-based intervention strategies that can be applied in primary care, acute and post acute care practice settings.

Occupation: What Interventions Do We Target to Promote Aging in Place
Presented by Christine Daeschner, MOT, OTR/L
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Course: #3636 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Older adults may experience age-related changes and chronic health conditions that challenge their goal to age-in-place. This presentation will provide clinicians with a basic understanding of key occupations most critical to aging in place and related interventions.