Pediatrics CEU Courses for OTs

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Developing In The NICU: Interventions For The Early Brain, Part 1
Presented by Jenny Jolley, MS, OTR/L, Caroline Molder, MS, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, May 9, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #4203 Level: Introductory1 Hour
What fires together wires together: every experience from birth onward has an impact on brain development. Premature Infants experience birth trauma and lengthy hospitalization affecting how they develop long-term. This introductory course will educate the hospital OT on how to start providing NICU interventions.

Acute Flaccid Myelitis: What OTs Need To Know (Part 1)
Presented by Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, OTD, CPAM, CKTP
Live WebinarTue, May 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4219 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Similar to polio in its presentation, Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) has been on the rise in the US over the last five years. This course will review the symptoms, diagnostic criteria, and pathophysiology of AFM important for occupational therapists to understand. This is Part 1 of a 2-part series.

Introduction to Early Intervention
Presented by Jessica McMurdie, OTR/L
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Course: #4138 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Have you ever wondered, "Is birth to three for me?" Learn more about Early Intervention as a practice setting as well as the key areas that OTs can make a difference in the lives of infants, toddlers and their families.

20Q: A Leader in Ergonomics
Presented by Karen Jacobs, EdD, OT, OTR, CPE, FAOTA
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Course: #4185 Level: Introductory1 Hour
The 20Q course series is written in an engaging Q & A style, featuring Guest Editor Dr. Franklin Stein interviewing pioneers in the OT profession. In this edition, we highlight Dr. Karen Jacobs' career and contributions to occupational therapy.Dr Jacobs is a very productive leader in occupational therapy, notably as a past president of AOTA, founding editor of the journal, WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation, and a researcher in ergonomics.

Collaboration of OT and RD in the Treatment of Infants and Toddlers in the Pediatric Clinical Setting
Presented by Molly Rejent, MOT, OTR/L, Kathryn Riner, MS, RD, LD
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Course: #4103 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Professional relationships are essential in the pediatric clinical setting for successful patient outcomes. Occupational therapists and registered dietitians can together identify feeding and nutrition problems, determine a treatment plan and educate caregivers.

Smart Wheelchairs
Presented by Rosalie Wang, PhD, OT (Reg), Pooja Viswanathan, PhD
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Course: #4155 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course summarizes research to date on smart wheelchairs, describing smart wheelchair components and functions and how smart wheelchairs can help increase driving safety and independence of powered wheelchair users. The course also describes limitations to current research, gaps in wheelchair assessment and training, and design and ethical considerations for smart wheelchairs.

Collaborative Consultation: Supporting Students with Autism in the Classroom
Presented by Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L
Video
Course: #4144 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The purpose of this course is to provide tools and strategies for therapists in supporting inclusive classrooms. The course will incorporate evidence-based classroom supports for students with autism, highlighting Universal Design for Learning.

A Sensory Approach to Potty Training
Presented by Britt Collins, MS, OTR/L
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Course: #4109 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
A Sensory Approach to Potty Training will define the 8 sensory processing systems and how they relate to potty training. This course will offer strategies to help create a plan for potty training a child with special needs.

Occupational Therapy Considerations for the Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Patient
Presented by Laura Stimler, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, C/NDT
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Course: #4055 Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
This course is designed to provide essential evidence-based information on occupational therapy evaluation and treatment of pediatric clients following stem cell transplantation. Considerations for all phases of cancer treatment across multiple contexts will be highlighted.

Seizures and the Mysterious Co-morbidities Between Autism, Childhood Trauma, and ADHD
Presented by Varleisha Gibbs, PhD, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #4030 Level: Advanced1 Hour
There is a significant connection to seizures and other pediatric conditions such as Autism, Childhood trauma, and ADHD. Exploring the neurological connections can provide practitioners a different view into the symptoms and possible causes of the clinical presentations and behavioral challenges presented by such populations.