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Spinal Cord Injury: Medical Comorbidities
Presented by Kaitlin Hagen, MOT, OTR/L
Live WebinarTue, Nov 9, 2021 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #5341Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course focuses on the medical origin of comorbidities of spinal cord injury and how they impact therapy. Examples of comorbidities that will be discussed include: autonomic dysreflexia, musculoskeletal issues, overuse injuries, pulmonary issues, and medical issues such as UTI's and decreased bone mineral density.

Understanding Lifestyle Management Services for Treating Pain: Documentation and Case Study Examples
Presented by Lindsey Reeves, OTD, OTR/L, CEAS
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Course: #5262Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides an overview of the process of delivering lifestyle management interventions for the treatment of pain by exploring the process of developing a plan of care and strategies for documenting effectively. Case study examples are reviewed to demonstrate the outcomes of a lifestyle management approach.

Psychosocial Considerations in the Pediatric Acute Care Hospital Setting
Presented by Laura Stimler, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, C/NDT
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Course: #5184Level: Introductory1 Hour
This presentation will explore psychosocial issues children and their families experience during acute hospital admissions. Trends and reasons for hospitalizations will be described. Evidence-based occupational therapy evaluation and treatment interventions to address the psychosocial needs of children admitted to the hospital will be described.

Understanding Lymphedema: Anatomy, Pathophysiology and Treatment
Presented by Linda Grenus, OTR/L, CHT, CLT
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Course: #5154Level: Introductory1 Hour
Understanding lymphedema is an introductory course that will review the lymphatic system anatomy, pathophysiology, and indications/contraindications to treatment. At-risk individuals with types of cancers and vascular disorders associated with lymphedema as well as techniques for the non-CLT client will be presented.

Living Life to its Fullest: One Breath at a Time
Presented by Richard Sabel, MA, MPH, OTR, GCFP
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Course: #5130Level: Introductory1 Hour
The average healthy person breathes more than 20,000 cycles of breath per day. This program will offer simple, practical approaches to promote efficient breathing and engagement in meaningful occupations for our clients and ourselves.

Pharmacological and Medical Considerations Related to Pain Management and Rehabilitation
Presented by Colleen DeRitis, MA, OTR/L, Doug DeRitis, PharmD, RPH
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Course: #5083Level: Introductory1 Hour
This collaborative seminar provides therapists with an understanding of the principles of pharmacology and how the pharmacology of pain may impact patient’s functional outcomes and rehabilitation process. Therapists learn to conduct effective interviews and documentation strategies related to reporting medical concerns to the quality care team, other team members, the patient, and the physician.

Mindfulness: Beyond Guided Meditation
Presented by Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC
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Course: #9517Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Mindfulness can be a really powerful cognitive-behavioral tool and has many relevant applications when treating patients with pain, especially chronic pain. Many courses for rehabilitation professionals teach guided meditation, which is an amazing tool. However, mindfulness has many other applications and opportunities for use in the treatment of patients with pain. This session discusses the history and science behind mindfulness, as well as provides a variety of practical mindfulness tools for the everyday practitioner.

Ergonomics and Pain
Presented by Marissa Marchioni, OTD, OTR/L, CEAS
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Course: #4996Level: Introductory1 Hour
Attend this presentation to learn about basic ergonomic principles and applications to a variety of settings. We examine applications and strategies for educating clients about the importance of ergonomics and body mechanics for the prevention of pain. This is Day 2 of a virtual conference on pain management.

Occupational Therapy’s Role With People Who Live With Chronic Pain
Presented by Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA
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Course: #4997Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides an overview of occupational therapy’s role with patients who live with chronic pain in an era when people need alternatives to pain medication. It provides evidence-based information and attempts to quell the myths about chronic pain. This is Day 1 of a virtual conference on pain management.

Nonpharmacological Pain Management Strategies: A Lifestyle Redesign® Approach
Presented by Lindsey Reeves, OTD, OTR/L, CEAS
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Course: #4982Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn about nonpharmacological pain management strategies with a focus on Lifestyle Redesign® as an occupational therapy treatment approach for chronic pain conditions. An introduction to lifestyle, behavioral, and self-management strategies that can be utilized to reduce pain, improve coping, and increase patient self-efficacy in order to improve function and quality of life will be reviewed. This is Day 4 of a virtual conference on pain management.