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The Unique Role of Occupational Therapy in the Treatment of Individuals with Parkinson's Disease
Presented by Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L
Video
Course: #4027 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is part two of a two-part series on Parkinson's disease. This course focuses on the use of appropriate and specific outcomes to develop a person-centered, occupation-based approach to treatment of individuals with Parkinson's disease.

Understanding Normal Aging
Presented by Ron Carson, OT, OTD, MHS, CLT
Live WebinarTue, Dec 18, 2018 at 10:00 am EST
Course: #4040 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will identify normal aging principles and successful aging principles as well as identify normal age-related dysfunctions. Implementation of these principles into clinical goals and interventions will also be addressed.

Seizures and the Mysterious Co-morbidities Between Autism, Childhood Trauma, and ADHD
Presented by Varleisha Gibbs, PhD, OTD, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Dec 20, 2018 at 3:00 pm EST
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.

Case Studies for the Master Clinician: The Osteoarthritic Thumb
Presented by Jeanine Beasley, Ed.D., OTR, CHT, FAOTA, Virginia O'Brien, OTD, OTR/L, CHT
Video
Course: #4012 Level: Advanced2.5 Hours
This case study will examine assessments and a problem-based approach to the conservative treatment of the osteoarthritic thumb. Evidence-based treatment approaches will be presented including orthoses, the dynamic stability approach, and joint protection interventions.

The Unique Role of Occupational Therapy in the Evaluation of Individuals with Parkinson's Disease
Presented by Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L
Video
Course: #4026 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is part one of a two-part series on Parkinson's disease. This course provides an introduction to Parkinson's disease and the impact of the many symptoms on function and participation. A person-centered, occupation-based approach to evaluation will be discussed.

Occupation Based Cognitive Rehab for Adults with Brain Injury or Stroke
Presented by Rob Koch, OTR/L
Video
Course: #4014 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course provides occupational therapists an occupation based approach for implementing cognitive rehabilitation of adults with acquired brain injuries including CVA, TBI, tumors, multiple sclerosis and more. The approach differs from that of traditional cognitive rehab by implementing performance based evaluation and intervention techniques.

Occupational Therapy's Role in Delirium Assessment, Prevention, & Management within the Intensive Care Unit
Presented by Lyndsay Laxton, OTR/L, Meghan Morrow, OTR/L
VideoAudio
Course: #4013 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Patients experiencing delirium during their hospital admission have an increased mortality rate, increased hospital length of stay, and decreased level of functional independence for ADL/IADL performance at discharge. Occupational therapists are well positioned to provide meaningful interventions to aid in prevention and management of delirium.

Fidelity To Sensory Processing Interventions: What Are The Differences Between The Various Approaches And Interventions?
Presented by Bryan Gee, PhD, OTR, BCP
VideoAudio
Course: #3999 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Sensory processing approaches are imbedded in how occupational therapy professionals are trained and practiced. This course will provide an overview of diverse sensory processing approaches and interventions with the aim of better articulating their role, efficacy and value across diverse populations and settings.

Introduction to Hippotherapy for Occupational Therapy Practitioners
Presented by Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS
Live WebinarWed, Jan 9, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #4036 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will introduce occupational therapy practitioners to the use of the horse, horses’ movement and the equine environment as a treatment tool. Occupational therapy practitioners will be introduced to hippotherapy in relation to the occupational therapy practice framework.

Neurobiology of Addiction: Implications for Occupational Therapy Intervention
Presented by Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500
Live WebinarThu, Jan 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #4047 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Efforts to treat addiction are hampered by prejudice and a public view that treats it as a disorder of self-control, not a disease. We will explore advances in addiction research that, if disseminated to the public, could reverse these misconceptions and facilitate changes which will improve treatment.