Neurological And Physical Disabilities CEU Courses for OTs

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Creating an OT Toolbox of Assessments for Persons with Dementia
Presented by Sara Story, OTD, OTR/L, BCG, CAPS
Live WebinarThu, Jun 27, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #4274Level: Introductory1 Hour
This introductory course will provide a brief overview of assessments that may be used with persons with dementia. Information presented in this course will aid in the selection of an assessment when seeking to analyze occupational performance.

Disability in Agriculture: AgrAbility and Occupational Therapy
Presented by Paul Jones
Video
Course: #4254Level: Introductory1 Hour
This one-hour session provides an overview of the prevalence and causes of disability in agriculture, the structure, services, and resources of the USDA AgrAbility program, and technologies appropriate for agriculture workers with functional limitations. In addition, the relevance of occupational therapy to AgrAbility is discussed with examples provided of how OTs have contributed to the program.

DIR/Floortime: A Practical Tool For Occupational Therapy Practitioners
Presented by Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS
Video
Course: #4240Level: Introductory1 Hour
DIR/Floortime is an excellent approach and tool for the OTP to structure their understanding of a child’s functional developmental emotional capacities. Using this understanding, the OTP can move into effective interventions with children and families to meet them where they are at.

Visual Deficits in Brain Injury: The Adult Neurological Perspective
Presented by Subah Gupta, MHS, OTR/L, CBIS
Live WebinarThu, Jul 11, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #4296Level: Introductory1 Hour
Research indicates that 80% of our perception, learning and cognition are mediated by vision. This presentation will explore the available evaluation and intervention techniques for the brain injury client. Current evidence supporting these interventions with their implementation in a rehabilitation setting will be discussed.

Occupational Therapy Approach to Assessment and Intervention in Atypical Parkinsonian Disorders
Presented by Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L
Video
Course: #4249Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course introduces Atypical Parkinsonisms and the impact of the many symptoms on function and participation. Emphasis is on the use of evidence-based practice to develop a person-centered, occupation-based approach to the treatment of individuals with these rare neurodegenerative disorders.

Acute Flaccid Myelitis: Overview of Treatment and Case Studies (Part 2)
Presented by Kaitlin Hagen, MOT, OTR/L
Video
Course: #4227Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Since 2014, the United States has seen an increase of what is now classified as Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM), which caused an alarming increase in flaccid paralysis that has not been seen since the days of epidemic polio. This course will provide an overview of Activity Based Restorative Therapy that is used to treat AFM as well as highlight case studies of patients with AFM.

Introduction to Myofascial Release
Presented by Robert McAlister, PhD, OTR/L
Video
Course: #4220Level: Introductory1 Hour
This one-hour workshop is designed as an entry level course for the therapist who wants to know more about myofascial release and its benefits. The course will provide an overview of myofascial release, with emphasis upon strategies and techniques that can be used to treat orthopedic musculoskeletal conditions in a variety of practice settings.

Acute Flaccid Myelitis: What OTs Need To Know (Part 1)
Presented by Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, OTD, CPAM, CKTP
Video
Course: #4219Level: Introductory1 Hour
Similar to polio in its presentation, Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) has been on the rise in the US over the last five years. This course will review the symptoms, diagnostic criteria, and pathophysiology of AFM important for occupational therapists to understand. This is Part 1 of a 2-part series.

Self-Calming Techniques for Children with Autism
Presented by Mae Kunz, OTR/L
Video
Course: #4238Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course is designed for occupational therapists who evaluate and treat children who have been diagnosed with autism and/or demonstrate sensory processing difficulties. Sensory and behavioral approaches to help address self-calming abilities in children who have been diagnosed with autism will be addressed individually in this webinar.

Developing In The NICU: Interventions For The Early Brain, Part 1
Presented by Jenny Jolley, MS, OTR/L, Caroline Molder, MS, OTR/L
Video
Course: #4203Level: Introductory1 Hour
What fires together wires together: every experience from birth onward has an impact on brain development. Premature Infants experience birth trauma and lengthy hospitalization affecting how they develop long-term. This introductory course will educate the hospital OT on how to start providing NICU interventions.