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CEU Courses Live Webinars for OTs

Live Webinars

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Using PNF to Improve Upper Extremity and Trunk Function
Presented by Brian Hickman, PT, DPT, NCS, GCS, CSRS
Live WebinarTue, Mar 20, 2018 at 10:00 am EDT
Course: #3677 Level: Introductory2 Hours
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) is a technique that can help therapists optimize the efficiency, strength, and quality of movement in a wide variety of patients and situations. This course will describe how PNF can be integrated into practice to improve upper extremity function and ADL performance.

Thumbs Up For Function: Orthoses For The Osteoarthritic CMC Joint
Presented by Jeanine Beasley, Ed.D., OTR, CHT, FAOTA
Live WebinarThu, Mar 22, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #3571 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
A wide variety of orthotic designs are utilized by the occupational therapist (OT) to treat the painful osteoarthritic (OA) carpometacarpal (CMC) joint of the thumb. The purpose of this webinar is to provide the OT with an update of evidenced based orthotic interventions for the OA CMC joint to: reduce pain, increase pinch strength, increase joint stability and increase function.

Balance & Outcome Measures
Presented by Sharon L. Gorman, PT, DPTSc, GCS
Live WebinarTue, Mar 27, 2018 at 10:00 am EDT
Course: #3515 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
With the growing requirement to objectively measure impairments and utilize standardized measures to confirm patient changes, the ability to integrate and use outcome measures is a key skill necessary for today’s successful practice. Review the fundamentals of balance control including outcome measurement specific to balance which can be integrated into occupational therapy practice.

Assistive Technology to Improve Classroom Performance
Presented by Pawan Preet Kaur, OTR/L, ATP
Live WebinarThu, Mar 29, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #3659 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will outline various forms of low and high tech forms of assistive technology which may be incorporated into classrooms.

Yoga Supports for Addiction Recovery (Part 2)
Presented by Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500
Live WebinarMon, Apr 2, 2018 at 8:00 pm EDT
Course: #3694 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Picking up where we left off in part 1, we will make a deeper exploration of Yogic supports for expanding long-term recovery from addiction. Understanding the philosophical foundations of yoga, the impact of Trauma experiences on addiction, and the dynamic interaction of the chakra system which can further support a person in recovery will be explored.

Developing Emotional Intelligence: Soft Skills and OT Practice
Presented by Jasmin Thomas, MS, OTR/L
Live WebinarTue, Apr 3, 2018 at 10:00 am EDT
Course: #3698 Level: Introductory1 Hour
High emotional intelligence provides clinicians with the skills to provide client-centered therapy based on the foundations of the occupational therapy profession. Through interactive videos, course participants will identify characteristics of emotional intelligence in clinical settings and provided practical tips to incorporate these skills in their own practice.

Sign Language for Therapists and Clinicians
Presented by Amy Rossano, MA, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Apr 5, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #3619 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This introductory course will provide knowledge on the purpose and benefits of using basic sign language during therapy sessions. Basic signs and handshapes will be taught and demonstrated, in order to effectively utilize sign language in daily routines.

Not Playing Nice in the Sandbox: How Workplace Incivility Takes a Toll on Productivity, Self Esteem and How to Not Let it Take a Toll on You!
Presented by Yolanda Griffiths, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Christine Urish, PhD, OTR/L, BCMH, FAOTA
Live WebinarTue, Apr 10, 2018 at 10:00 am EDT
Course: #3700 Level: Introductory2 Hours
The behavior of incivility takes a toll on productivity, self-esteem and ultimately negatively impacts well-being. Attend this presentation and learn how to identify and address incivility to improve work and life environment.

Positioning the Head
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Live WebinarThu, Apr 12, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #3703 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will discuss various strategies to optimize head position. First, we will explore strategies beyond the head support, including specific positioning interventions and addressing visual issues. Second, we will explore posterior head supports in depth, matching specific features to client needs. Third, we will explore other options which may be required if posterior support alone is inadequate, including anterior head support.