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Occupational Therapy’s Role in Addressing the Needs of People Experiencing Homelessness
Presented by Caitlin Synovec, OTD, OTR/L, BCMH
Live WebinarThu, Oct 21, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #5289Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course reviews OT's role in addressing the needs of people experiencing homelessness including areas of occupation, types of services, and different settings.

Preventing Caregiver Burnout
Presented by Mira Rollins, OTR/L
Video
Course: #5306Level: Introductory1 Hour
Successful outcomes and sustained health and wellness for patients depend on the compliance and performance of caregivers. This presentation identifies specific symptoms of caregiver burnout as well as interventions and goals to incorporate into the plan of care.

Post-COVID-19 Patients: Management Strategies for the Occupational Therapist
Presented by Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS
Live WebinarThu, Nov 4, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #5356Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Researchers have shown that corrective and restorative rehabilitation has become an integral part of a post-COVID-19 patients’ recovery program. This discussion will cover current evidence regarding the negative physiological effects of COVID-19, medical management and rehabilitation, exercise programming, using technology for monitoring, and the role of the occupational therapist. This presentation is for the occupational therapist who desires an evidence-based update on this topic.

Understanding Lifestyle Management Services for Treating Pain: Documentation and Case Study Examples
Presented by Lindsey Reeves, OTD, OTR/L, CEAS
VideoAudio
Course: #5262Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides an overview of the process of delivering lifestyle management interventions for the treatment of pain by exploring the process of developing a plan of care and strategies for documenting effectively. Case study examples are reviewed to demonstrate the outcomes of a lifestyle management approach.

Back to School: Discussing the Biomechanical Impact of Backpacks
Presented by Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Video
Course: #5272Level: Introductory1 Hour
Carrying a backpack to school is a common activity demand of school-age children, and while there are many options for types of backpacks, there are ways to properly pack and wear a backpack to reduce biomechanical strain. This presentation focuses on studies that have looked at this topic and how occupational therapy practitioners can make recommendations on how to choose, pack and wear a backpack to promote student wellness.

Sensory Health: The Missing Piece in the Wellness Conversation
Presented by Catherine M. Cavaliere, PhD, OTR
VideoAudio
Course: #5261Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course describes the impact of sensory processing and integration on well-being and the role of sensory health in wellness models as well as the implications for health promotion and prevention through a sensory health lens.

Treating Adolescents Diagnosed With Eating Disorders: An Occupational Therapy Approach
Presented by Maddie Duzyk, OTR/L
VideoAudio
Course: #5258Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course is an introduction to eating disorders. It helps the learner to understand the social and physiological complexity of the eating disorder population and explores occupational therapy's unique role in treating this population in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

An Introduction to Health Equity for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) People
Presented by Alex Keuroghlian, MD, MPH, Mason Dunn, JD
VideoAudio
Course: #9531Level: Introductory2 Hours
Learn about LGBTQIA+ health disparities, demographics, and terminology, as well as key strategies for bringing high-quality care to LGBTQIA+ people at health centers and other health care organizations. Learn about inclusive and effective communication with LGBTQIA+ patients.

Psychosocial Considerations in the Pediatric Acute Care Hospital Setting
Presented by Laura Stimler, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, C/NDT
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Course: #5184Level: Introductory1 Hour
This presentation will explore psychosocial issues children and their families experience during acute hospital admissions. Trends and reasons for hospitalizations will be described. Evidence-based occupational therapy evaluation and treatment interventions to address the psychosocial needs of children admitted to the hospital will be described.

School-Based Occupational Therapy and Student Mental Health: Are We Helping?
Presented by Moni Keen, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #5183Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course is about occupational therapy’s role in addressing mental health issues within the school setting. We will delve into reasons why practitioners do not feel they are addressing mental health, but more importantly, the practitioner will learn ways in which they are addressing this very important area.