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Introduction to Driver Rehabilitation
Presented by Elizabeth Green, OTR/L, CDRS, CAE
Live WebinarThu, Aug 22, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT   Starts in 12h 52m
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.

Examination And Assessment For The Upper Extremity: Part 2
Presented by Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Live WebinarTue, Aug 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4359Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is the second course in a 2-part series that will provide clinical assessment tools and guidelines to utilize in the treatment planning for the upper extremity involved population. This session will focus on the screening and assessment of motion, sensibility, strength, and dexterity.

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.

Application of the Kawa Model in Geriatrics
Presented by Jennifer Lape, OTD, OTR/L
Live WebinarTue, Sep 10, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4380Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will explore the use of the Kawa model, a culturally sensitive occupational therapy model of practice, in geriatric care to establish rapport, identify client strengths and barriers, and improve communication. Attendees will gain knowledge regarding the components of the Kawa model, how to apply the model to geriatric practice, as well as the current research on use of the model in long term care, home care/caregiving, and community-based settings.

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.

Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation Part 2: Occupational Therapy Treatment for Common Cases
Presented by Laura Stimler, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, C/NDT
Live WebinarThu, Sep 26, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #4390Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course is designed to provide ideas for evidence-based tailored occupational therapy treatment following pediatric stem cell transplantation. Unique and common case scenarios will be used to illustrate the occupational therapy process for this specialized population.