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Interdisciplinary Approach To Stroke Rehabilitation: Acute Care And Inpatient Rehabilitation Phase
Presented by Alaena McCool, MS, OTR/L, CPAM, Katherine George, PT, DPT
Live WebinarTue, Dec 6, 2022 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #5790Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The unique collaboration and relationship between physical and occupational therapists throughout the evaluation and treatment of acute, subacute, and chronic stroke diagnoses will be analyzed in this two-part series. Part one will distinguish important stroke definitions used within the medical field and compare and contrast the differences between the acute and inpatient rehabilitation phases.

Interdisciplinary Approach To Stroke Rehabilitation: Outpatient, Home Health, And Community Rehabilitation Phase
Presented by Alaena McCool, MS, OTR/L, CPAM, Katherine George, PT, DPT
Live WebinarWed, Dec 7, 2022 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #5792Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The unique relationship between the occupational and physical therapist when treating an acute, subacute, or chronic stroke diagnosis will be distinguished in this two-part series. Part two will focus on the subacute and chronic stroke, differentiating the home, outpatient, and community phases of rehabilitation, as well as examining the evaluation, evidence, and interventions in each setting to optimize independence for the patient.

Bullying Among Older Adults: Not Just A Playground Problem
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
VideoAudio
Course: #5660Level: Introductory1 Hour
The definition and incidence of bullying in adult living communities and day centers including what older adult bullying looks like in this population are reviewed in this session. Characteristics of older adult bullies as well their targets and gender differences will be explored. The reasons why bullying occurs as well as the five different types of bullies are defined. Interventions for the organization, the bully, and the target will be reviewed to help communities minimize (and prevent where possible) bullying and mitigate the effects on the target. Addressing bullying behavior among older adults is critically important for enhancing quality of life and promoting emotional well-being; strategies to create caring and empathic communities for all residents and staff members are also reviewed.

Parkinson’s Disease: Ensuring Person-Centered Care With OT
Presented by Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L
Video
Course: #5772Level: Advanced2 Hours
An overview of evidence-based assessment and treatment of individuals with Parkinson’s disease and the impact of the motor and non-motor symptoms on function and participation will be discussed in the course. The focus is on the use of appropriate outcomes to develop a person-centered, occupation-based approach to the treatment of individuals with Parkinson’s disease.

Occupational Therapists Effectively Training Caregivers: Effective Communication And Care For Persons Living With Dementia
Presented by Tammy Jurkins, OTR/L, CDP, CADDCT, CMDCP
Video
Course: #5712Level: Introductory1 Hour
Education to effectively train families and caregivers to communicate with and care for people challenged with dementia will be provided in this course. The focus is on understanding the abilities and challenges of the dementia patient as well as the challenges of the family and caregivers.

Lewy Body Dementia: The Role Of The PT, OT, And SLP In Person-Centered Care
Presented by Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L, Heather J. Cianci, PT, MS, GCS, Heather Hodges, MA, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #5719Level: Advanced4.5 Hours
Master skills to implement in your practice immediately with continued Master Class. The complexity of Lewy body dementias (Parkinson’s disease dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies) and evaluation and intervention approaches for PTs, OTs, and SLPs will be examined in this class. Case studies emphasize opportunities and approaches for interprofessional collaboration to provide comprehensive, person-centered care.

Address Sex And Intimacy With Confidence In Any Setting
Presented by Janelle Kloske, MOTR/L, ATP, CSOT
Video
Course: #5703Level: Introductory1.5 Hours
Strategies for addressing sex and intimacy with more confidence and ease in any setting will be addressed in this course. The course will touch on personal biases/assumptions, OT scope of practice, a brief review of practice models, and assessments that are available. Education on assistive devices, adaptations and modifications for treatment intervention, and health benefits of participation in sex and intimacy across the lifespan will be discussed.

Medicare Part B Coding And Billing For OT Services In Long-Term Care: An Update
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
Video
Course: #5687Level: Intermediate2 Hours
An in-depth review of Medicare Part B coding and billing, including CPT coding, unit-to-minute conversion, appropriate use of evaluation codes, reimbursement for assistants under Medicare Part B, and RTM codes will be reviewed. 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.

Home Assessment And Modifications For Aging In Place
Presented by Lee Lohrentz, MS, OTR, Dustin Drath, MS, OTR/L
Video
Course: #5663Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Home modification success depends on a well-thought-out home assessment. Using the PEO model, you can determine the correct modifications for each individual within their home. Secondary factors of building codes, the feasibility of construction, and cost-effectiveness also need to be considered to make sure each modification is safe and effective.

Motor Planning: The Impact On Communication And Beyond
Presented by Joleen R. Fernald, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL, Lyn Bennett, OTR/L
Video
Course: #9548Level: Intermediate4 Hours
Master skills to implement in your practice immediately with continued Master Class. This four-hour course will describe the components of motor planning and the areas of impact. Assessment, how to support clients with motor planning challenges, and strategies for discussing praxis with caregivers are also addressed.

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