Neurological And Physical Disabilities CEU Courses for OTs

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Skilled Nursing Facility Primer- Part 1
Presented by Kathleen Dwyer, OTR/L, CHT
Live WebinarTue, Apr 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4672Level: Introductory1 Hour
Whether you are transitioning from another area of practice or just graduating from your OT program, this course will provide you an introduction to working in therapy within a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF). Primer 1 focuses on how the SNF payment system works as well as basic compliance information that you should know to work within a SNF.

Skilled Nursing Facility Primer- Part 2
Presented by Kathleen Dwyer, OTR/L, CHT
Live WebinarTue, Apr 14, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4673Level: Introductory1 Hour
Whether you are transitioning from another area of practice or just graduating from your OT program, this course will provide you an introduction to working in therapy within a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF). Primer 2 focuses on tips for documentation, how to write goals and standardized tests that are common in SNFs.

continued Conversations, The CE Podcast: The Top Ten Mistakes Clinicians Make During Seating and Mobility Evaluations
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #4610Level: Introductory1 Hour
This podcast will be a conversation about common mistakes made during wheelchair seating and mobility evaluations. The discussion will give you new ideas to improve the evaluation process!

Acute Care Back to the Basics: OT's Role in Critical Care
Presented by Lyndsay Laxton, OTR/L, Meghan Morrow, OTR/L
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Course: #4549Level: Introductory1 Hour
This webinar will educate occupational therapy practitioners on how to promote OT’s role in the critical care unit. It will also equip clinicians from all clinical backgrounds with evidence-based interventions to prevent hospital-acquired deficits and promote quality of life for patients and their families during the most tenuous days of recovery.

Upper Extremity Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injuries
Presented by Anna VanVoorhis Miller, MS, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #4545Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course begins with an in-depth overview of the anatomy and mechanics of traumatic brachial plexus injury, possible nerve transfers, and delves into the role of OT in evaluating and monitoring the progress of recovery. Additionally, it highlights treatment priorities and techniques that may be helpful in the rehabilitation of this patient population.

Occupational Therapy, the High School Student with Autism, and Research Trends
Presented by Marina Scott, MS, OTR/L
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Course: #4531Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will examine an occupational therapist's role with high school students on the autism spectrum (high functioning) including research. It will also look at current research in the field of autism.

Pediatric Case Study: Child with Oculomotor and Perceptual Challenges
Presented by Nicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L
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Course: #4536Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course focuses on a case study for a 7-year-old male child experiencing difficulties with reading, homework, and following instructions during second-grade class. Utilizing developmental approaches and the Skeffington model, participants will learn both remediative and adaptive strategies to promote occupational performance.

Progressive Topics of Torticollis for the Occupational Therapist
Presented by Lisa Roehl, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy
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Course: #4497Level: Advanced1 Hour
Torticollis is identified by posture of the head and neck from unilateral shortening of the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) causing the head to tilt in one direction and rotate in the opposing direction. This asymmetrical positioning can directly affect the child’s early motor development, specifically vision and early hand control. This course aims to progress the participant’s knowledge of torticollis’ impact on a child’s early fine motor development.

Introduction to Torticollis and Plagiocephaly
Presented by Lisa Roehl, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy
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Course: #4472Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course focuses on identifying and understanding the muscle imbalances of torticollis and related aspects of cranial asymmetries of plagiocephaly. Torticollis is identified by the posture of the head and neck from a unilateral shortening of the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) causing the head to tilt in one direction and rotate in the opposing direction. This asymmetry positioning can cause increased dependence and pressure on the growing skull and cause flattening. This course aims to establish baseline knowledge for identifying torticollis and plagiocephaly and provide early treatment ideas for the therapist and family.

Current Topics in Upper Limb Loss and Difference: Electronic Multi-Articulating Hands and Digits, Toe-to-Hand Transfers, and Hand Transplantations
Presented by Diane J. Atkins, OTR/L, FISPO
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Course: #4444Level: Advanced1 Hour
This presentation is designed to capture the current advances in electric multi-articulating hands, hand transplantation, and toe-to-hand transfers. Functional and quality of life outcomes will be shared as well as several videos that will demonstrate the functional abilities of individuals who have been recipients of these advanced procedures.