Neurological And Physical Disabilities CEU Courses for OTs

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Wheelchair Mobility: Ultralight Configuration And Propulsion
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #4334Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will present an appropriate configuration of ultralight manual wheelchairs to optimize self-propulsion efficiency. Increased efficiency decreases the risk of repetitive stress injuries and pain, as well as improves function.

Re-engage: Accessible Solutions And Inclusive Considerations For Gamers With Disabilities
Presented by Erik Johnson, MS, OT
Live WebinarThu, Sep 5, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #4395Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This session will explore how occupational therapy has been instrumental in the advancement of accessibility and inclusive design in technology and the video game industry. It will also discuss specific strategies for accessible gaming for people with disabilities.

Practical Application Of Ergonomic Principles: Preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders In New Mothers
Presented by Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #4335Level: Introductory1 Hour
This presentation will explore the ergonomic risk factors associated with caring for a baby while looking at postpartum mothers as a specialized population. Practical strategies to prevent or reduce the occurrence of musculoskeletal disorders will be discussed.

Wheelchair Seating: Considerations For The Hands Dependent Sitter
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #4285Level: Advanced1 Hour
Wheelchair seating is designed to provide postural support and alignment, stability for function and mitigate pressure issues. This course will address assessment and intervention when working with a client who can only sit with the support of their hands, referred to as the ‘hands-dependent’ sitter.

Wheelchair Seating: Considerations For The Prop Sitter
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #4311Level: Advanced1 Hour
Wheelchair seating is designed to provide postural support and alignment, stability for function and mitigate pressure issues. This course will address assessment and intervention when working with a client who can only sit with external supports, referred to as a prop sitter.

Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation Part 2: Occupational Therapy Treatment for Common Cases
Presented by Laura Stimler, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, C/NDT
Live WebinarThu, Sep 26, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #4390Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course is designed to provide ideas for evidence-based tailored occupational therapy treatment following pediatric stem cell transplantation. Unique and common case scenarios will be used to illustrate the occupational therapy process for this specialized population.

Occupational Therapy Approach To Assessment And Intervention In Essential Tremor
Presented by Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L
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Course: #4309Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course introduces essential tremor and the impact of the symptom presentation on function and participation. Emphasis is on the use evidence-based practice to develop a person-centered, occupation-based approach to treatment of individuals with essential tremor.

Therapeutic Office Ergonomics for Computer Use for Intensive Rehab Patients
Presented by Jeannie Koulizakis, PT, MPT, CEES
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Course: #4315Level: Introductory1 Hour
Is sitting really the new smoking? Learn about the most current evidence regarding ideal postures and movement patterns in the workplace that help prevent computer/cell phone use-related MSDs. Also learn how to make defensible MSD-related RA (reasonable accommodation) recommendations for your patients.

Visual Deficits in Brain Injury: The Adult Neurological Perspective
Presented by Subah Gupta, MHS, OTR/L, CBIS
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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.

Creating an OT Toolbox of Assessments for Persons with Dementia
Presented by Sara Story, OTD, OTR/L, BCG, CAPS
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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.