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Kinesio Taping: What Every Practitioner Should Know
Presented by Krysta Rives, EdD, MBA, COTA/L, CKTP
Live WebinarTue, Dec 13, 2022 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #5793Level: Introductory1 Hour
Elastic taping is a non-pharmacological modality often used to treat pain and facilitate the body’s natural healing process. This course provides learners with introductory knowledge about taping practices that support and stabilize muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion.

Parkinson’s Disease: Ensuring Person-Centered Care With OT
Presented by Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L
Video
Course: #5772Level: Advanced2 Hours
An overview of evidence-based assessment and treatment of individuals with Parkinson’s disease and the impact of the motor and non-motor symptoms on function and participation will be discussed in the course. The focus is on the use of appropriate outcomes to develop a person-centered, occupation-based approach to the treatment of individuals with Parkinson’s disease.

Polyvagal Theory And Chronic Pain: Exploring Treatment Options
Presented by Zara Dureno, MOT
Live WebinarThu, Jan 12, 2023 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #5822Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The polyvagal theory, a way of understanding automatic nervous system responses, will be discussed regarding how it relates to chronic pain and how OTs can help.

Depression After Brain Injury
Presented by Jasleen Grewal, Registered Occupational Therapist, PhD Candidate, University of British Columbia, Julia Schmidt, PhD, BSc (Occupational Therapy)
Video
Course: #5741Level: Introductory1 Hour
An overview of the experience of depression after brain injury will be discussed in this course. Specifically, it will describe how depression can impact occupational engagement after brain injury and address current literature in this area and future considerations for practice.

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Functional, Biomechanical, And Psychosocial Interventions
Presented by Janice Rocker, OTD, OTR/L, CHT
Live WebinarTue, Jan 24, 2023 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #5823Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Functional, biomechanical, and psychosocial interventions for complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) will be discussed in this course using case studies and best practices to help clients improve function.

Yoga With People Who Have Neurological Conditions Podcast
Presented by Arlene Schmid, PhD, OTR, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #5762Level: Introductory1 Hour
Occupational therapy personnel is increasingly using yoga to intervene with the neurological population. This podcast will discuss the evidence behind yoga with this population and provide advice to occupational therapy personnel who are interested in incorporating yoga into their specific practice. This is part of the Continued Learning Podcast series.

Seating Assessment For Mobility Bases: An Introduction
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #5558Level: Introductory1 Hour
Therapists are often key members of the wheelchair seating evaluation team. Seating assessment includes evaluation of current posture and equipment, a mat examination, and equipment recommendations. This course will review the assessment process.

Occupational Therapists Effectively Training Caregivers: Effective Communication And Care For Persons Living With Dementia
Presented by Tammy Jurkins, OTR/L, CDP, CADDCT, CMDCP
Video
Course: #5712Level: Introductory1 Hour
Education to effectively train families and caregivers to communicate with and care for people challenged with dementia will be provided in this course. The focus is on understanding the abilities and challenges of the dementia patient as well as the challenges of the family and caregivers.

Lewy Body Dementia: The Role Of The PT, OT, And SLP In Person-Centered Care
Presented by Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L, Heather J. Cianci, PT, MS, GCS, Heather Hodges, MA, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #5719Level: Advanced4.5 Hours
Master skills to implement in your practice immediately with continued Master Class. The complexity of Lewy body dementias (Parkinson’s disease dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies) and evaluation and intervention approaches for PTs, OTs, and SLPs will be examined in this class. Case studies emphasize opportunities and approaches for interprofessional collaboration to provide comprehensive, person-centered care.

Address Sex And Intimacy With Confidence In Any Setting
Presented by Janelle Kloske, MOTR/L, ATP, CSOT
Video
Course: #5703Level: Introductory1.5 Hours
Strategies for addressing sex and intimacy with more confidence and ease in any setting will be addressed in this course. The course will touch on personal biases/assumptions, OT scope of practice, a brief review of practice models, and assessments that are available. Education on assistive devices, adaptations and modifications for treatment intervention, and health benefits of participation in sex and intimacy across the lifespan will be discussed.

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