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Innovations in Geriatric Care: Evidence-Based Interventions for Falls (Day 4)
Presented by Holly Hester, PT, DPT, CHC
Live WebinarThu, Feb 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST   Starts in 14h 49m
Course: #3967 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
As the population ages, health care providers, including occupational therapists and occupational therapist assistants, must employ effective methods of fall risk assessment, prevention, and management to prevent the serious injuries, decreased mobility, and loss of independence caused by falls. This session will discuss evidence-based interventions for falls, emphasizing the role of occupational therapy in the interdisciplinary management of falls in both the institutional and community settings.

Vestibular Rehabilitation: Differential Diagnosis
Presented by Colleen Sleik, PT, DPT, OCS, NCS
Live WebinarThu, Feb 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST   Starts in 17h 49m
Course: #4139 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Participants will learn pathophysiology and presentation of diagnoses of central, peripheral, and other origins of dizziness. Interactive case study presentations will help the learner to identify the key components of the subjective history to better guide the assessment and treatment of the patient’s condition.

Innovations in Geriatric Care: Sleep and the Challenge of Aging (Day 5)
Presented by Teresa Fair-Field, OTD, OTR/L
Live WebinarFri, Feb 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #3968 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Do we accept that disrupted sleep is 'normal' in the elderly? While it is widely accepted that elderly residents have trouble sleeping, what is understood about the nature of those sleep difficulties? Is disrupted sleep the cause or the effect of cognitive decline? of heart disease? of challenging behaviors? This course will discuss specific sleep challenges in the elderly as well as appropriate staff responses and treatment options. Specific discussion on sleep culture in our residential environments, and how can we improve our environments for sleep promotion.

Starting a Private Practice - Part 1
Presented by Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA
Live WebinarMon, Feb 25, 2019 at 1:00 pm EST
Course: #4142 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is the first in a series of two webinars on creating a private practice. It looks at ideas for expanding your practice into a private practice, and issues to consider, such as a potential area of practice, reimbursement or payment, trends in society or societal needs, and needs assessments.

Collaborative Consultation: Supporting Students with Autism in the Classroom
Presented by Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L
Live WebinarMon, Feb 25, 2019 at 8:00 pm EST
Course: #4144 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The purpose of this course is to provide tools and strategies for therapists in supporting inclusive classrooms. The course will incorporate evidence-based classroom supports for students with autism, highlighting Universal Design for Learning.

Smart Wheelchairs
Presented by Rosalie Wang, PhD, OT (Reg), Pooja Viswanathan, PhD
Live WebinarTue, Feb 26, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4155 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course summarizes research to date on smart wheelchairs, describing smart wheelchair components and functions and how smart wheelchairs can help increase driving safety and independence of powered wheelchair users. The course also describes limitations to current research, gaps in wheelchair assessment and training, and design and ethical considerations for smart wheelchairs.

Collaboration of OT and RD in the Treatment of Infants and Toddlers in the Pediatric Clinical Setting
Presented by Molly Rejent, MOT, OTR/L, Kathryn Riner, MS, RD, LD
Live WebinarWed, Feb 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4103 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Professional relationships are essential in the pediatric clinical setting for successful patient outcomes. Occupational therapists and registered dietitians can together identify feeding and nutrition problems, determine a treatment plan and educate caregivers.

Facilitating Occupational Therapy Groups in Mental Health and Other Practice Settings
Presented by William Lambert, MS, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Feb 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #4146 Level: Introductory1 Hour
A variety of groups and group intervention activities will be presented that may be used in mental health, skilled nursing, school-based and a variety of other practice areas. This presentation addresses groups specific to occupational therapy and provides a basic outline of how to facilitate a group.

Modifying Approaches to Improve Outcomes for Children with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Their Families
Presented by Dan Dubovsky, MSW
Live WebinarFri, Mar 1, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #4145 Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course presents an overview of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). The role of occupational therapy and how and why approaches need to be modified for individuals with an FASD are highlighted.

The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Approach to Eating Disorders
Presented by Sabina K. Gojraty, OTD, OTR/L, CBIS
Live WebinarTue, Mar 5, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4114 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course is designed to provide evidence-based information on the cognitive behavioral therapy treatment approach for eating disorders. Various occupational therapy treatment techniques and interventions will be highlighted.