Pain CEU Courses for OTs

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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.

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.

A Mindful Approach to Persistent Pain Management in Home Health
Presented by Jamie Lowy, PT, MSPT
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Course: #9376Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Because there is no recipe, managing chronic/persistent pain in home health can be challenging and daunting. This course will dive into the realms of neuroscience and best practice for helping clinicians aid their patient’s to better self-manage their pain based on current available research.

Pain Management in Long Term Care
Presented by Todd Olson, OTR/L
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Course: #9378Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course focuses on pain management programming in the long-term care setting from a therapist perspective as well as the interdisciplinary team approach. Participants will be able to define the classifications of pain, discuss how and why to implement pain management programming, understand the assessment process, identify skilled treatment options including a review of physical agents, and understand the components skilled documentation.

Perspectives on Yoga Inputs in the Management of Chronic Pain
Presented by Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500
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Course: #4182Level: Introductory1 Hour
Chronic pain triggers changes in brain structure that are linked to depression, anxiety, and impaired cognitive function. New research shows that practicing yoga has the opposite effect on the brain and can relieve chronic pain.

Recommendations For Preventing And Managing Mechanical Low Back Pain With Occupational Therapy Clients
Presented by Lisa Juckett, MOT, OTR/L
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Course: #3585Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will review neuromusculoskeletal anatomy of the spinal column with a specific emphasis on the lumbar spine region. Screening, evaluation, and intervention techniques for managing low back pain will be provided as will recommendations for activity modification and injury prevention.

Falls in the Elderly with Fibromyalgia
Presented by Sindhu Narayan, OT/L, RYT200
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Course: #3010Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course discusses evidence-based prevalence of falls in patients with fibromyalgia. It provides an in-depth understanding of the role of the occupational therapist in an interdisciplinary intervention for prevention of falls in the elderly with fibromyalgia.

Occupational Therapy's Role in the Management of Neck Pain
Presented by Lisa Juckett, MOT, OTR/L
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Course: #2951Level: Introductory1 Hour
Neck pain is the second-most common musculoskeletal disorder, however many occupational therapy practitioners have received little training on how to safely manage disorders of the neck. This presentation will review cervical spine neuroanatomy and introduce viewers to evidence-based assessment options and intervention strategies for managing neck pain.

Shoulder Preservation in Spinal Cord Injury
Presented by Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, OTD, CPAM, CKTP
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Course: #2498Level: Introductory1 Hour
In this webinar, we will review the prevalence of and evidence-based approaches to the prevention and remediation of shoulder pain in patients with spinal cord injury. Clinicians will be provided with clinical tools for the assessment, treatment, and patient instruction of common pathologies associated with this pain presentation.

Opioids and Pain Medications: What OTs Need to Know
Presented by Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA
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Course: #2259Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will review the different medications used to treat pain, ways to address opioid abuse in patients and discuss the role of OT in helping patients manage their pain medication regimen.