Home And Community CEU Courses for OTs

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Car Seats for Children with Special Needs
Presented by Ashley Fogle, PT, DPT, Danielle Morris, PT, DPT, PCS, CPST, C/NDT
Live WebinarThu, Aug 29, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
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.

Living and Breathing with COPD: The OT Role
Presented by Camille Tovera-Magsombol, OTD, OTR/L
Live WebinarTue, Sep 3, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
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.

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.

Living with Heart Failure: The OT Role
Presented by Camille Magsombol, OTD, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Sep 12, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
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.

Considering The Caregiver: Identifying And Addressing Dementia Caregiver Health
Presented by Paul Arthur, PhD, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Sep 19, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #4377Level: Introductory1 Hour
In the United States there are nearly 16 million caregivers caring for persons with dementia; nearly half have clinically significant symptoms of depression. This course will introduce means to identify and address caregiver well-being.

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.

Introduction to Utilizing 3D Printing in Occupational Therapy
Presented by SueAnn Woods, MOT, OTR/L, CLT, CHT
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Course: #4056Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will give an overview to the basics of 3D printers and filaments for the OT practitioner. This course will cover indications, contraindications, and precautions from an OT and public health/environmental health perspective. The course will give users practical ideas, resources, and strategies for quick start.

OT Professionals and Home Health 101
Presented by Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD
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Course: #3994Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will help OTR’s and COTA’s increase knowledge and confidence when working in the dynamic, and often chaotic, world of home health. OT professionals will learn the fundamentals and helpful, practical tips to enhance their home health experience with adult and older adult clients.

Pregnancy and the Workplace
Presented by Pawan Preet Kaur, OTR/L, ATP
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Course: #3908Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will discuss the rights for expecting mothers at the workplace. This course will further discuss how to manage signs and symptoms related to pregnancy while at the workplace for safe performance and ergonomic strategies for safe workplace performance.

Maintenance Therapy in Home Health Revisited: Part 2
Presented by Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, CEEAA
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Course: #3941Level: Introductory1 Hour
The Medicare Benefit for Home Health under Part A includes both restorative care and maintenance therapy. The Benefit Manual clearly states that coverage determination for maintenance service provided is not dependent on any "improvement standard" but, rather on whether there is a need for skilled care. The purpose of this course is to provide the CMS regulations regarding maintenance therapy in home health define rehabilitation and maintenance level care and provide examples of appropriate maintenance episodes. This is Part 2 of this series.