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Starting a Private Practice - Part 1
Presented by Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA
Live WebinarMon, Feb 25, 2019 at 1:00 pm EST
Course: #4142 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is the first in a series of two webinars on creating a private practice. It looks at ideas for expanding your practice into a private practice, and issues to consider, such as a potential area of practice, reimbursement or payment, trends in society or societal needs, and needs assessments.

Facilitating Occupational Therapy Groups in Mental Health and Other Practice Settings
Presented by William Lambert, MS, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Feb 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #4146 Level: Introductory1 Hour
A variety of groups and group intervention activities will be presented that may be used in mental health, skilled nursing, school-based and a variety of other practice areas. This presentation addresses groups specific to occupational therapy and provides a basic outline of how to facilitate a group.

Writing IEP Goals
Presented by Kim Wiggins, OTR/L
Video
Course: #4100 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Goal writing can be time consuming and difficult to complete for therapists. This webinar will teach you a step by step process how to write functional goals for students in the school setting.

SIMQ: Simulations in Allied Health: Where We Are and What's Ahead
Presented by Carol C. Dudding, PhD, CHSE, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9222 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This SIMQ article provides key information regarding the current status of simulations in CSD and allied health professions, including a discussion of the factors that account for the emerging interest in this learning tool. This article will help educators to better understand some of the background and evidence in support of simulations in healthcare education.

Introduction to Utilizing 3D Printing in Occupational Therapy
Presented by SueAnn Woods, MOT, OTR/L, CLT, CHT
VideoAudio
Course: #4056 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will give an overview to the basics of 3D printers and filaments for the OT practitioner. This course will cover indications, contraindications, and precautions from an OT and public health/environmental health perspective. The course will give users practical ideas, resources, and strategies for quick start.

From Survive to Thrive at Work: An Evidence-Based Approach to Healthcare Burnout
Presented by Erika del Pozo, MOT, OTR/L
Video
Course: #4048 Level: Introductory2 Hours
The purpose of this course is to examine burnout in the healthcare industry, explore direct and indirect causes, identify personal and professional outcomes, and review best practices for individuals and their teams. Using this holistic approach, practitioners, supervisors, and managers will be instructed on how to implement a variety of personal and team interventions to improve internal coping, stress management behaviors, communication, and team energy dynamics in order to reduce the likelihood of burnout and promote optimal work well-being.

Important Terms to Know For Understanding Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)
Presented by Thomas DiMarco, OTD, OTR/L
Live WebinarTue, Apr 2, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4147 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This introductory course is designed to familiarize participants with key terms related to EBP, to facilitate a better understanding of this important aspect of OT practice. The course covers research study designs, research related terms, and general EBP related terms.

Home Health PDGM: What Therapists Need to Know Now
Presented by Cindy Krafft, PT, MS, HCS-O, Diana L Kornetti, PT, MA, HCS-D
Video
Course: #9276 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The most significant payment model change in over 20 years will move from concept to reality January 1, 2020. It may seem like there is plenty of time to prepare for impact but this model will remove the relationship between the number of therapy visits and reimbursement and causing additional anxiety for therapists working in home health. This session will break down the key components of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) and provide strategies for therapists to articulate value beyond the visit.

20Q: Interview with OT Scholar and Historian
Presented by Kathlyn L. Reed, PhD, OTR, FAOTA, MLIS
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Course: #4059 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Kathlyn "Kitty" Reed is a distinguished occupational therapist who has been a clinical practitioner, professor at Texas Women’s University, author of significant books in occupational therapy, historian and medical librarian, with a career extending over 50 years. This interview describes her career and contributions to occupational therapy. Professor Reed describes the process of reviewing the literature for a research study and the intricacies of historical research in occupational therapy.

Ergonomics in Early Childhood: Strategies for Childcare Workers
Presented by Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #3988 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will discuss the role that ergonomics can play to improve the health and wellness of childcare workers. It will also explore the physical demands of childcare related tasks and the risk factors associated with these activities and environment in which they are performed as well as practical strategies for prevention of injury.