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Living with Heart Failure: The OT Role
Presented by Camille Tovera-Magsombol, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #4382Level: Introductory1 Hour
Heart failure (HF) affects an individual’s ability to engage in desired occupation leading to gradual loss of independence with ADLs, IADLs, and the development of activity limitations affecting their quality of life. Occupational therapists, being experts in behavior modification and activity analysis have a distinct role to play. This short course aims to fill this knowledge gap and provide foundational knowledge and treatment resources for practitioners and fully comprehend the pathophysiology and different evidence-based treatment strategies to promote optimal living for individuals with HF.

continued Conversations, The CE Podcast: Functional Goal Setting in Pediatrics
Presented by Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L
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Course: #4414Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course reviews the role of goal-setting in occupational therapy practice. The presenter and host attempt to reconcile differences between their own professional experience with goal-setting, historical precedent, current practice, and current evidence-based recommendations.

Living and Breathing with COPD: The OT Role
Presented by Camille Tovera-Magsombol, OTD, OTR/L
Video
Course: #4381Level: Introductory1 Hour
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a prevalent disease and comorbidity of individuals being seen in occupational therapy. The occupational therapist is uniquely qualified to promote improved quality of life of individuals with COPD. However, as practitioners, we need to fully comprehend the pathophysiology and different evidence-based treatment strategies to promote optimal living for individuals with COPD. This short course aims to fill this knowledge gap and provide foundational knowledge and treatment resources for practitioners.

continued Conversations, The CE Podcast: OT's Role in Medication Management
Presented by Fawn Carson, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, Nika Ball, MOT, OTR/L, ATP
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Course: #4408Level: Introductory1 Hour
Dr. Fawn Carson and Nika Ball review assessment and intervention of medication management with an overview of research, intervention strategies, resources, and case studies.

Car Seats for Children with Special Needs
Presented by Ashley Fogle, PT, DPT, Danielle Morris, PT, DPT, PCS, CPST, C/NDT
Video
Course: #4371Level: Introductory2 Hours
Children with special needs are at an increased risk for injury when traveling in vehicles. Class participants will explore design features and accessories of car seats and large medical child safety seats that will improve positioning and safety during transportation.

Introduction to Driver Rehabilitation
Presented by Elizabeth Green, OTR/L, CDRS, CAE
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Course: #4354Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will provide an overview of driver rehabilitation as a specialty area in Occupational Therapy. The role of the generalist OT in discussing driving with their clients will also be covered.

The Lymphatic System and Yoga: Integrating Holistic Strategies into Therapy
Presented by Kim Burns, OTR/L, CLT
Video
Course: #4353Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The Lymphatic System, an important part of the Vascular and Immune System, relies on movements of the muscles and other vibrations within the body to transport and remove cellular matter for internal balance of fluid. Yoga supports decongestion through practice of whole body movements, breathing, and alignment techniques to support healthy circulation and waste removal.

Practical Application Of Ergonomic Principles: Preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders In New Mothers
Presented by Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #4335Level: Introductory1 Hour
This presentation will explore the ergonomic risk factors associated with caring for a baby while looking at postpartum mothers as a specialized population. Practical strategies to prevent or reduce the occurrence of musculoskeletal disorders will be discussed.

A Mindful Approach to Persistent Pain Management in Home Health
Presented by Jamie Lowy, PT, MSPT
Video
Course: #9376Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Because there is no recipe, managing chronic/persistent pain in home health can be challenging and daunting. This course will dive into the realms of neuroscience and best practice for helping clinicians aid their patient’s to better self-manage their pain based on current available research.

Harnessing Nature for OT: The Evidence Therapists Need to Develop Programs and Implement Interventions in Nature
Presented by Gina Kaplanis, MS, OTR/L
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Course: #4186Level: Introductory1 Hour
Occupational therapy rarely occurs outside of 4 walls. There is substantial literature that participation outdoors has significant health benefits. This evidence is shared and example programs are identified.