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Animal Assisted Therapy As An Adjunct To OT
Presented by Melissa Winkle, OTR/L, FAOTA, CPDT-KA, Phoebe Yam, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #5411Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This short course caters to occupational therapy practitioners who would like to include or improve their inclusion of animal assisted therapy (AAT) in OT practice. The speakers will provide a general blueprint for continuing education and skill development regardless of experience for both practitioners and the animals we partner with.

Culture And Spirituality For The Therapy Practitioner
Presented by Scott Wengerd, D.Min, MOT, OTR/L
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Course: #5414Level: Introductory2 Hours
Culture and spirituality are two of the most significant factors that influence the therapist-client relationship and the outcomes of the therapy process. The course examines the aspects of culture and spirituality that are frequently not discussed but help the therapy practitioner understand, relate to, and serve the client more effectively, resulting in better outcomes.

Incontinence: A Home Program to Stop Leaks and Teach Healthy Bladder and Bowel Habits
Presented by Tiffany Lee, MA, OTR, BCB-PMD, PRPC
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Course: #5384Level: Introductory1 Hour
Millions of Americans are negatively impacted by bladder dysfunction. This course discusses the OT’s role in treating incontinence, bladder urgency, and nocturia. It also summarizes treatment applications, practical strategies, successful home programs, and how to become board certified in this specialty field.

Post-COVID-19 Patients: Management Strategies for the Occupational Therapist
Presented by Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS
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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.

Occupational Therapy’s Role in Addressing the Needs of People Experiencing Homelessness
Presented by Caitlin Synovec, OTD, OTR/L, BCMH
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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
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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.

Understanding Lifestyle Management Services for Treating Pain: Documentation and Case Study Examples
Presented by Lindsey Reeves, OTD, OTR/L, CEAS
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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
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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
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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
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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.