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Supporting Respiratory Equipment on Wheelchair Bases
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Course: #9591Level: Introductory1 Hour
Many people who require respiratory equipment, such as oxygen and ventilators, use a wheeled mobility base. This course will address how to support respiratory equipment on an adaptive stroller, manual wheelchair, or power wheelchair safely and as a part of a team.

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and POTS: Holistic Approach to Hand Therapy
Presented by Eun-Jin Bibianna Lee, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Live WebinarThu, Jun 27, 2024 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #6427Level: Intermediate2 Hours
A holistic occupational therapy approach to the treatment of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), including a demonstration of breathing and progressive relaxation techniques to address multiple systems involved in EDS, will be discussed in this course. This course will also focus on assessing appropriate, functional, and practical hand orthoses for clients with hypermobile EDS who may require multiple orthoses to stabilize joints of the hand and digits.

Wheelchair Positioning to Optimize Respiration
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Course: #9590Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Wheelchair positioning is designed to provide postural support and alignment, pressure distribution, and stability for functional activities. Positioning can also be used to optimize respiration by facilitating an upright trunk and head and supporting the diaphragm. This course presents common positioning scenarios where respiration may be compromised and interventions to address these concerns.

Home Design For Aging In Place
Presented by Nishi Brahmbhatt, OTD-PP, MOTR/L, CAPS, CDP, & Realtor®
Live WebinarTue, Jul 2, 2024 at 8:00 pm EDT
Course: #6436Level: Introductory1 Hour
The course aims to inform on the market segments for aging in place, types of design for aging in place, critical areas to assess in the home to facilitate aging in place, and home modifications that can be made to critical areas in the home.

Palliative Care And Occupational Therapy: Our Unique Role
Presented by Heather Javaherian, OTD, OTR/L
Course: #6377Level: Introductory1 Hour
Palliative care and the role of occupational therapy will be discussed in this course. Interventions supported by research in occupational therapy will be described along with our distinct value in this area.

Navigating The Journey: OT’s Role In Oncology And Navigating End-of-Life Care
Presented by Kirsten Davin, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, SMS, CAPS, CHSE
Course: #6393Level: Intermediate1 Hour
How clinicians can successfully evaluate and treat clients in oncology rehabilitation throughout the continuum of care will be addressed in this course. Therapists will benefit from building their oncology rehabilitation expertise through current evidence, comprehensive intervention methods, case studies, and specific guidance for clients with various cancer diagnoses. A specialized focus on therapy’s role in end-of-life care will be provided.

Lower Body Lymphedema: What All Occupational Therapy Practitioners Should Know
Presented by Claire Dolislager, DrOT, OTRL, CLT-LANA
Live WebinarThu, Jul 18, 2024 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #6448Level: Introductory1 Hour
An overview of lower-body lymphedema (LBL) and OT’s role in addressing the resultant limitations in health, function, and occupational performance will be addressed in this course. Participants can expect to gain introductory knowledge on LBL pathophysiology, clinical presentations, occupation-based assessment and intervention, and generalist vs. specialist roles.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And Long COVID: OT Strategies
Presented by Zara Dureno, MOT
Course: #6245Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn how to help clients manage Long COVID and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome from the lens and strengths of Occupational Therapy.

Occupational Therapy Practitioner's Role In Helping Women Live Fulfilling Lives After Spinal Cord Injury
Presented by Natalie Rivera, OTD, OTR/L
Course: #6392Level: Introductory1 Hour
Only 20% of SCIs occur in women, and educational training on SCI management is gender-neutral or male-targeted. The course will discuss specific gender barriers that occur among the female demographic post-SCI and intervention regarding toileting, health management, pregnancy, menstrual care, sexual health, and the prevalence and decline in psychosocial well-being post-injury.

Human-Interfacing Robots For Functional Upper Extremity Rehabilitation
Presented by Ashley Gatewood, OTR/L, CSRS
Course: #6368Level: Advanced1 Hour
A review of the history, design, and clinical benefits of robotics in upper extremity treatment will be provided in this course. The knowledge needed to select a system for use and implementation in clinical practice based on the patient population will also be addressed.

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