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Multidisciplinary Teams Care Approach: A Successful Collaboration Model for Comprehensive Joint Replacement Center
Presented by Manisha Sheth, OTD, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Oct 24, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT   Starts in 19h 23m
Course: #4428Level: Advanced1 Hour
The purpose of this short course is to provide an advanced level of information to occupational therapy practitioners about multidisciplinary team model as it relates to comprehensive joint replacement surgery and how to develop and implement a collaborative practice with other disciplines such as physical therapy, nursing, and physician’s assistant across the continuum of care.

IEP And IFSP 101: Everything You Need To Know From Planning to Implementation
Presented by Laura Ritter, BA, MA
Live WebinarTue, Oct 29, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #4429Level: Introductory1 Hour
Related Service providers at all levels benefit from learning more on the IEP and IFSP process. This course will review the legal requirements, cover qualifying disabilities and establish procedures for meetings with students and families.

Choosing Wisely: Conquering Habit to Achieve Excellence
Presented by Teresa Fair-Field, OTD, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Oct 31, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #4440Level: Introductory1 Hour
With a mission to promote treatment that is safe, evidence-based, and non-duplicative, the Choosing Wisely campaign makes some bold statements about specific interventions. Learn which OT practices have been targeted for removal (called de-implementation) due to risk of harm or lack of benefit, along with strategies to implement more effective methods that are safe and supported.

Challenges to Seating and Positioning: Common Seating Misconceptions that Get in the Way, presented in partnership with The Permobil Academy
Presented by Ana Endsjo, MOTR/L, CLT
Live WebinarTue, Nov 5, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4446Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course is geared to clear up common misconceptions of seating and positioning that create barriers for successful wheelchair positioning of the Long Term Care (LTC) resident. After this course, an LTC therapist will be better informed on basic seating and positioning principles to better choose a wheelchair, cushion and back support.

Current Topics in Upper Limb Loss and Difference: Unlimbited Wellness and Secondary Conditions
Presented by Debra Latour, OTD, M.Ed. Advanced Practice of Occupational Therapy, OTR/L
Live WebinarMon, Nov 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4477Level: Advanced1 Hour
Individuals with upper limb loss/difference (ULL/D) are likely to encounter secondary conditions that include pain, overuse and perceptions of isolation, and social stigma often require specialized services, including occupational therapy that may be difficult to access. Today’s course highlights the development, implementation, and evaluation of a telehealth program that offered preventive information, strategies, and peer interaction.

Current Topics in Upper Limb Loss and Difference: Problem Solving Complex Issues with Pediatric Upper Limb Loss Difference
Presented by Vivian Yip, OTD, MA, OTR/L
Live WebinarTue, Nov 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4453Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will provide clinicians strategies and tools to guide care for unique children with various involvement of limb differences and their families to participate in everyday activities and daily living skills.

Current Topics in Upper Limb Loss and Difference: OT for Targeted Muscle Reinnervation and Pattern Recognition Control
Presented by Kristi Turner, DHSc, OTR/L
Live WebinarWed, Nov 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4471Level: Advanced1 Hour
Targeted Muscle Reinnervation is a surgical procedure that moves the remaining residual limb nerves into musculature in the residual limb. The basic concepts and therapy of Targeted Muscle Reinnervation, as well as pattern recognition control, will be described.

Current Topics in Upper Limb Loss and Difference: Bilateral Upper Limb Loss
Presented by Shawn Swanson Johnson, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Nov 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4443Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will focus on bilateral upper extremity limb loss, pre-prosthetic and post prosthetic therapy needs, and ideas and resources for the bilateral upper limb loss/absence individual. It will also provide information on adaptive equipment for ADL’s.

Current Topics in Upper Limb Loss and Difference: Electronic Multi-Articulating Hands and Digits, Toe-to-Hand Transfers, and Hand Transplantations
Presented by Diane J. Atkins, OTR/L, FISPO
Live WebinarFri, Nov 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4444Level: Advanced1 Hour
This presentation is designed to capture the current advances in electric multi-articulating hands, hand transplantation, and toe-to-hand transfers. Functional and quality of life outcomes will be shared as well as several videos that will demonstrate the functional abilities of individuals who have been recipients of these advanced procedures.

Understanding the Geriatric Population: Risks Associated with Prolonged Sitting and Goals of a Therapist, in Partnership with The Permobil Academy
Presented by Ana Endsjo, MOTR/L, CLT
Live WebinarTue, Nov 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4447Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course is designed to assist the long term care (LTC) therapist to have a better understanding of the changing body of an elderly resident and the increased risk of sitting in an abnormal posture. It discusses health issues related to prolonged sitting in an abnormal posture. The course identifies the goals of an LTC when it comes to positioning the elderly resident in a wheelchair considering these postures and health-related issues.