Gerontology And Aging CEU Courses for OTs

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Skilled Nursing Facility Primer- Part 1
Presented by Kathleen Dwyer, OTR/L, CHT
Live WebinarTue, Apr 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4672Level: Introductory1 Hour
Whether you are transitioning from another area of practice or just graduating from your OT program, this course will provide you an introduction to working in therapy within a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF). Primer 1 focuses on how the SNF payment system works as well as basic compliance information that you should know to work within a SNF.

Skilled Nursing Facility Primer- Part 2
Presented by Kathleen Dwyer, OTR/L, CHT
Live WebinarTue, Apr 14, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4673Level: Introductory1 Hour
Whether you are transitioning from another area of practice or just graduating from your OT program, this course will provide you an introduction to working in therapy within a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF). Primer 2 focuses on tips for documentation, how to write goals and standardized tests that are common in SNFs.

The Aging Skin: Skin Changes, Wound Development, and Pressure Injuries in the Elderly, in Partnership with The Permobil Academy
Presented by Ana Endsjo, MOTR/L, CLT
Video
Course: #4595Level: Introductory1 Hour
During this course we will take an in depth look at the three layers of skin, their function and age-related changes that occur at each layer that make our elderly client more susceptible to skin breakdown. We will explore common areas of skin breakdown and understand each stage of a pressure injury and its distinguishing characteristics.

Women's Health: An Introduction to Treating Bladder Disorders
Presented by Tiffany Lee, MA, OTR, BCB-PMD, PRPC
Live WebinarTue, Apr 21, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4664Level: Introductory1 Hour
Millions of Americans are negatively impacted by bladder and bowel incontinence and pelvic pain. You will learn about the OT’s role, different diagnoses, treatment applications, practical strategies, and how to become board certified in this specialty field. This course will focus on the bladder disorders.

Suicide and Self-Harm in the Elderly
Presented by Teresa Fair-Field, OTD, OTR/L
VideoAudio
Course: #4596Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will discuss the signs that go beyond depression to reveal active suicidal or self-harm risk. We will address the prevalence of suicidality in long term care settings, elevated risks in care transitions, steps to improve the comfort and ability to conduct effective interviews and risk assessments, the Baby Boomer cohort effect, and provide clinical tips and resources.

Women's Health: An Introduction to Treating Bowel Disorders
Presented by Tiffany Lee, MA, OTR, BCB-PMD, PRPC
Live WebinarTue, Apr 28, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4665Level: Introductory1 Hour
Millions of Americans are negatively impacted by bladder and bowel incontinence and pelvic pain. You will learn about the OT’s role, different diagnoses, treatment applications, practical strategies, and how to become board certified in this specialty field. This course will focus on the bowel disorders.

Women's Health: An Introduction to Treating Pelvic Pain Disorders
Presented by Tiffany Lee, MA, OTR, BCB-PMD, PRPC
Live WebinarTue, May 5, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4666Level: Introductory1 Hour
Millions of Americans are negatively impacted by bladder and bowel incontinence and pelvic pain. You will learn about the OT’s role, different diagnoses, treatment applications, practical strategies, and how to become board certified in this specialty field. This course will focus on the pelvic pain disorders.

Dementia Management: Techniques for Staging and Intervention
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
VideoAudio
Course: #9410Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This seminar provides an overview of types of dementia including characteristics at each stage, protocols for staging clients with dementia and related treatment strategies. Documentation and treatment planning based on dementia staging results is reviewed. Behavior management and communication strategies for this population are discussed as well as techniques for nursing to follow.

Acute Care Back to the Basics: Gerontology
Presented by Marianna Marie Andrews, MS, OTR/L, BCG, MSW
Video
Course: #4564Level: Introductory1 Hour
Occupational therapy practitioners play an increasingly important role in caring for the hospitalized geriatric patient, an expanding population. This course provides an overview of geriatric OT evaluation and treatment, introduces geriatric syndromes, and explores our valuable roles on the health care team.

Acute Care Back to the Basics: OT's Role in Critical Care
Presented by Lyndsay Laxton, OTR/L, Meghan Morrow, OTR/L
Video
Course: #4549Level: Introductory1 Hour
This webinar will educate occupational therapy practitioners on how to promote OT’s role in the critical care unit. It will also equip clinicians from all clinical backgrounds with evidence-based interventions to prevent hospital-acquired deficits and promote quality of life for patients and their families during the most tenuous days of recovery.