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Understanding Lymphedema: Anatomy, Pathophysiology and Treatment
Presented by Linda Grenus, OTR/L, CHT, CLT
Live WebinarThu, May 20, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT
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.

Psychosocial Considerations in the Pediatric Acute Care Hospital Setting
Presented by Laura Stimler, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, C/NDT
Live WebinarThu, Jun 17, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT
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.

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.

OT and Acute Pain: Staying True to Our Holistic Roots
Presented by Megan Doyle, MS, OTR/L, FPS, Cert-APHPT
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Course: #4994Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will provide a broad introduction to the most up to date pain neurophysiology, and the application of the biopsychosocial model of pain to the scope of occupational therapy in the treatment of acute pain. A multitude of holistic interventions to address when working with clients with acute pain will then be discussed, with an emphasis on achieving increased occupational engagement and self-management of pain interference. This is Day 5 of a virtual conference on pain management.

Mindfulness Practices for Managing Pain and Promoting Occupational Performance
Presented by Richard Sabel, MA, MPH, OTR, GCFP
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Course: #5002Level: Introductory1 Hour
The past decade has seen exponential growth in the use of mindfulness-based interventions among health professionals. This program will explore how approaches such as Yoga, Tai Chi, Feldenkrais, breath, and meditation can be used by occupational therapy practitioners to manage pain and promote occupational performance. This is Day 3 of a virtual conference on pain management. **Please have a straw for the demonstration portion of the course.