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Occupational Therapy Laws and Rules for Florida
Presented by Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA
Live WebinarTue, Dec 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4945Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course provides a detailed review of the requirements for obtaining, maintaining, and renewing an occupational therapy practitioner license in Florida, under the requirements of Florida’s Occupational Therapy Licensure Law and the rules of the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy.

Medical Errors and Occupational Therapy Practice: How to Avoid Errors and Improve Practice
Presented by Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA
Live WebinarThu, Dec 17, 2020 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #4944Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course looks at practice errors in occupational therapy and how to prevent them. It reviews root-cause analysis, error reduction and prevention, patient safety, and contraindications and indications specific to occupational therapy management, including medication and side effects.

Improving Your Professional Writing: Tips to Assignment and Publishing Success
Presented by Teresa Fair-Field, OTD, OTR/L
Course: #4948Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course aims to elevate your writing skills and improve the ability to communicate in academic, professional and research environments. Learners will examine tricky writing conventions, citations, writing organization, and professional voice, along with the chart writing habits we need to un-learn to communicate outside of our profession!

20Q: Leadership Reflections From a College Dean
Presented by Charlotte Royeen, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, FASAHP, FNAP
Course: #4922Level: Introductory1 Hour
In this edition, we highlight Dr. Charlotte Royeen's career and contributions to occupational therapy. Dr. Royeen is the Dean of the College of Health Sciences and the Inaugural Chair of the Endowed A. Watson Armour III Presidential Professorship at Rush University Medical Center. She is nationally and internationally recognized in occupational therapy, neuroscience, and physical therapy and has 76 peer-reviewed manuscripts, 25 popular press or web-based publications, over 22 edited or authored books, 27 book chapters, and just recently had four op-ed pieces published in the popular press. This course is part of a quarterly series on OccupationalTherapy.com designed as a salute to the OT pioneers with contributing editor Dr. Franklin Stein. It is presented in an engaging Q & A format and highlights the OT pioneer's journey into occupational therapy and research accomplishments.

Ethical Considerations in Rehabilitation: A Clinical Perspective for Therapists
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Jan 14, 2021 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #4980Level: Intermediate2 Hours
In this session, practical information about ethics is provided from a clinical perspective. Core ethical principles as they relate to healthcare and senior care are reviewed. Behaviors that are considered unethical by most credentialing bodies are considered as well as legal and ethical issues typically encountered in one’s daily profession. The course applies models for analyzing and resolving ethical dilemmas in healthcare including CELIBATE, RIPS, and the Rest Four Component Model. Case examples illustrating various ethical dilemmas and issues that can take place in senior care settings are offered to enhance learning.

continued Conversations, The CE Podcast: Implementing Evidence into Real-World Practice with Older Adults
Presented by Pamela E. Toto, PhD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA
Course: #4903Level: Intermediate1 Hour
There is an estimated 17-year gap between the creation of evidence and implementation into “real world” practice. This course provides insight and tips on how to be more effective in implementing best practice strategies in rehabilitation for older adults.

Work from Wherever: Ergonomic Tips for A Safe & Healthy Workstation Set Up at Home
Presented by Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Course: #4791Level: Introductory1 Hour
Many individuals are moving to either full or part time remote work environments and this can present a challenge in setting up an efficient and comfortable workstation. This course will address common risk factors for office-based jobs, recommended workstation set up based on current ergonomic principles, and examples of stretches to promote health and wellness while working in the remote/home environment.

Home Health: PDGM to COVID-19 Response
Presented by Scott Rushanan, MS, OTR/L, MBA
Course: #9503Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will provide participants with information on how a large home health agency addressed changes in home health payment modeling, just prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. This course will provide information on how home health agencies can adapt to quickly changing health care climates and still have a positive effect on patient outcomes.

HIV/AIDS: Transmission & Infection Control Considerations
Presented by A.U. Bankaitis Smith, PhD, FAAA
Course: #9490Level: Introductory2 Hours
The purpose of this course is to educate allied health care professionals on HIV fundamentals. Incidence, transmission, and infection control considerations relevant to patient management will be outlined.

Pediatric Teletherapy: Treatment Ideas Using Household Items
Presented by Tasha Perkins Holmes, MOT, OTR/L
Course: #4845Level: Introductory1 Hour
Providing teletherapy services can be challenging when the pediatric client has limited resources for therapy. This course will provide you with treatment ideas using household items.