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Nature As Co-Therapist Podcast
Presented by Amy Wagenfeld, PhD, OTR/L, SCEM, EDAC, FAOTA, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA
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Course: #6226Level: Introductory1 Hour
The evidence overwhelmingly supports the positive role of nature in health and well-being. In this course, attendees will learn about nature-based therapy and its application to clinical practice across the life course. This is part of the Continued Learning Podcast series.

Aquatic Therapy for the OT and PT: Emphasis on Cancer and Lymphedema
Presented by Andrea Salzman, MS, PT
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Course: #9581Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The therapy pool presents an optimal environment for delivering physical and occupational therapy services to patients dealing with cancer and lymphedema. This course delves into evidence-based practices, examining appropriate interventions, and explores creative and enjoyable aquatic therapy techniques to enhance the well-being of individuals within this specific population.

Aquatic Therapy for the OT and PT: Emphasis on Multiple Sclerosis
Presented by Andrea Salzman, MS, PT
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Course: #9584Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The therapy pool presents an optimal environment for delivering physical and occupational therapy services to patients with multiple sclerosis. This course delves into evidence-based practices, examining appropriate interventions, and explores creative and enjoyable aquatic therapy techniques to enhance the well-being of individuals within this specific population.

Alzheimer's and Other Dementias: Overview for Healthcare Professionals
Presented by Megan L. Malone, MA, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #9585Level: Introductory1 Hour
An overview for healthcare professionals about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders is provided in this course. Characteristics of the dementias, such as symptoms, progression, and how they are diagnosed, are described. Care planning strategies for improving communication with patients and families, understanding and managing behavioral challenges, and promoting independence are also discussed.

Aquatic Therapy for the OT and PT: Emphasis on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Presented by Andrea Salzman, MS, PT
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Course: #9583Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The therapy pool presents an optimal environment for delivering physical and occupational therapy services to patients dealing with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). This course delves into evidence-based practices, examining appropriate interventions, and explores creative and enjoyable aquatic therapy techniques to enhance the well-being of individuals within this specific population.

Balance Training In Adults: 30 Practical Ideas & Interventions for PTs and OTs
Presented by Andrea Salzman, MS, PT
Video
Course: #9580Level: Introductory2 Hours
PTs and OTs have the tools and the education to address balance and fall prevention head-on. Join this passionate presenter in exploring 30 practical ideas and interventions for making balance training amazing.

The Reinvention Of Occupational Identity: A Decision-Making Approach
Presented by Andy Pitts, DrOT, OTR/L
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Course: #6247Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course is designed to familiarize clinicians of all levels with the Reinvention of Occupational Identity: A Decision-Making Framework. The purpose of the framework is to act as a guide for clinicians to help reinvent the occupational identity of their older adult clients after experiencing an occupational disruption or deprivation. Throughout the course, you will learn about the structure of the framework, forms, and assessments utilized by the framework.

Rehabilitation Strategies For Persons with Dementia And Neuropsychiatric Conditions: What's The Evidence?
Presented by Dennis Klima, PT, MS, PhD, GCS, NCS
Live WebinarThu, Mar 7, 2024 at 2:00 pm EST
Course: #6261Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Current rehabilitation approaches for patients with a variety of neuropsychiatric conditions, including dementia, schizophrenia, and functional movement disorders, will be addressed in this course. Evidence-based innovative interventions will target a variety of mobility and AOL limitations to enhance patients' function and overall quality of life and reduce caregiver burden.

12 Ways to Progress any PT or OT Exercise, Activity, or Movement, Part 2
Presented by Andrea Salzman, MS, PT
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Course: #9577Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Therapists who routinely add spice and variety to their treatment methods are able to offer something new to their patients – a delighted therapist. Come enjoy this “sampler platter” of evidence-based ideas for progressing every exercise, activity and movement. This is part 2 of a 2 part webinar.

12 Ways to Progress Any PT or OT Exercise, Activity, or Movement, Part 1
Presented by Andrea Salzman, MS, PT
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Course: #9576Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Therapists who routinely add variety to their treatment methods can now offer something new to their patients – an inspired therapist. Come enjoy this “sampler platter” of evidence-based ideas for progressing every exercise, activity, and movement. This is part 1 of a 2-part webinar.

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