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Medicare Part B Coding And Billing For OT Services In Long-Term Care: An Update
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
Video
Course: #5687Level: Intermediate2 Hours
An in-depth review of Medicare Part B coding and billing, including CPT coding, unit-to-minute conversion, appropriate use of evaluation codes, reimbursement for assistants under Medicare Part B, and RTM codes will be reviewed. Using multiple examples, therapists will learn how to be compliant with coding, thorough in documentation to support skilled interventions, and detailed to avoid common errors. A review of elements known to trigger medical review including coding and documentation to support the plan of care is offered and tips and strategies for successfully managing medical review will be explored.

Bullying Among Older Adults: Not Just A Playground Problem
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
Live WebinarThu, Nov 10, 2022 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #5660Level: Introductory1 Hour
The definition and incidence of bullying in adult living communities and day centers including what older adult bullying looks like in this population are reviewed in this session. Characteristics of older adult bullies as well their targets and gender differences will be explored. The reasons why bullying occurs as well as the five different types of bullies are defined. Interventions for the organization, the bully, and the target will be reviewed to help communities minimize (and prevent where possible) bullying and mitigate the effects on the target. Addressing bullying behavior among older adults is critically important for enhancing quality of life and promoting emotional well-being; strategies to create caring and empathic communities for all residents and staff members are also reviewed.

What’s Culture Got To Do With It? OT Practice With Pediatric Clients From Diverse Communities Podcast
Presented by Cristina Reyes Smith, OTD, OTR/L, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L
AudioText
Course: #5690Level: Introductory1 Hour
The meaning in occupational engagement is rooted in the client's cultural heritage. Occupational therapy practitioners must be aware of and sensitive to any client's culture, but it is especially important for pediatric practitioners at this formative stage of life. This is part of the Continued Learning Podcast series.

Learning To Practice With Cultural Humility
Presented by Adeola Solaru, MSOT, OTR/L, Caitlin Rhoten, OTD, OTR/L
VideoAudio
Course: #5620Level: Introductory1 Hour
Building OT's capacity of incorporating cultural humility into their everyday practice is the purpose of this course. It will also stress the importance of self-reflection to allow OTs to examine their attitudes on cultural humility and foster views about acceptance and inclusion to create more authentic and meaningful therapeutic relationships with their clients.

Disability Inclusion: What Healthcare Providers Need To Know
Presented by Kathryn Sorensen, OTD, OTR/L, ADAC
VideoAudio
Course: #5632Level: Introductory1 Hour
As a person with a disability and an occupational therapist, I have a unique perspective of living in two worlds. In this course, I will share my personal experience and things I wish healthcare providers knew and understood about living with a disability.

Technologies for People with Intellectual Disabilities: Preparing for the ATP Exam
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Video
Course: #5589Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course presents a variety of commercial and assistive cognitive technologies which can be used to remediate and accommodate intellectual disabilities. The information is designed to help prepare the participant for the RESNA ATP examination.

Guide to Bariatric Transfers and Manual Handling
Presented by Rina Pandya, PT, DPT, APTA (USA) HCPC (UK), MCSP (UK)
Text
Course: #5642Level: Intermediate3.5 Hours
Different manual handling techniques, considerations, and safety for patient transfers for bariatric clients, clinicians, and caregivers are addressed in this course. This aids in staff retention, reduces workplace injuries, and prolongs a clinician's career in their chosen field of healthcare.

Educating Future Occupational Therapists Podcast
Presented by Erika Kemp, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L
AudioText
Course: #5618Level: Intermediate1 Hour
An overview of the myriad ways practitioners can become involved in the education of future occupational therapists will be discussed in this podcast. The types of student rotations, responsibilities of practitioners, and the benefits gained by the practitioner, site, student, and ultimately the profession as a whole will be reviewed. This is part of the Continued Learning Podcast series.

Self-Care Management And Professional Burn Out Reduction Strategies
Presented by Mira Rollins, OTR/L
VideoText
Course: #5532Level: Introductory1 Hour
While improving and advocating for the emotional and physical wellbeing of patients, health care workers frequently neglect their own. This presentation will give specific symptoms to identify professional burnout and practical techniques to address it.

Reducing Opioid Use: The Role of Therapy in Managing Pain
Presented by Neely Sullivan, MPT, CLT-LANA, CDP
VideoAudio
Course: #9544Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Understanding and addressing chronic pain before it is treated pharmacologically may be an important first step in addressing opioid misuse. By attending this course, therapists will gain a better understanding of the scope of opioid use and abuse as well as the role that therapists can play in identifying and addressing addiction and pain.

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