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Evaluation and Treatment Strategies for Facial Palsy, Part 2
Presented by Mara Wernick Robinson, PT, MS
Video
Course: #5293Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This is a 2-part series on facial palsy. Part 2 explains how to make an assessment of a patient's needs, and specific treatment strategies based on exam findings. Case studies, photos and videos are used. The role of occupational therapy, and indications on when to collaborate on medical and surgical interventions, are described in detail. This course is directly related to the practice of occupational therapy and is therefore appropriate for the OT and OTA. Please note the course does not go into detail of rehab for facial paralysis related to stroke.

Evaluation and Treatment Strategies for Facial Palsy, Part 1
Presented by Mara Wernick Robinson, PT, MS
Video
Course: #5292Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This is a 2-part series on facial palsy. Part 1 begins with a review of the anatomy and etiology of peripheral facial nerve disorders, followed by how to evaluate a patient with facial palsy. A detailed review of the measurement scales commonly used is presented in detail, including a case example. This course is directly related to the practice of occupational therapy and is therefore appropriate for the OT and OTA. Please note the course does not go into detail of rehab for facial paralysis related to stroke.

Back to School: Discussing the Biomechanical Impact of Backpacks
Presented by Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Video
Course: #5272Level: Introductory1 Hour
Carrying a backpack to school is a common activity demand of school-age children, and while there are many options for types of backpacks, there are ways to properly pack and wear a backpack to reduce biomechanical strain. This presentation focuses on studies that have looked at this topic and how occupational therapy practitioners can make recommendations on how to choose, pack and wear a backpack to promote student wellness.

Beyond The Ramp And Reacher: How To Truly Prepare Your Clients For Life In A Wheelchair
Presented by Lauren Newhouse, OTD, OTR/L, SWC, Kathryn Sorensen, OTD, OTR/L, ADAC
Video
Course: #5303Level: Introductory1 Hour
This short course highlights many of the nuances of home and community access using a wheelchair to help therapists deepen their understanding and knowledge of wheelchair mobility and environmental modifications.

An Occupational Therapist's Perspective On Visual Deficits in Pediatrics
Presented by Subah Gupta, MHS, OTR/L, SCLV, CBIS
Video
Course: #5288Level: Introductory1 Hour
This presentation reviews commonly encountered visual deficits in the pediatric population. Screening and intervention techniques within the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework will be discussed.

Multisensory Stimulation Rooms for Persons with Dementia: Design on a Dime
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
Video
Course: #5180Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This session reviews the benefits and limitations of sensory stimulation for persons with dementia and design factors to consider when designing a multi-sensory space. This session will offer a “design on a dime” approach to a sensory room and demonstrates to occupational therapists how they can assist communities in designing a space to impact the quality of life without relying on pharmacology.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Bloodborne Pathogens Standards: What You Need to Know
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #9533Level: Introductory1 Hour
A review of the bloodborne pathogens standard as published by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Learn what you need to know in your place of employment, including employer requirements for protection and appropriate infection control practices.

OT Intervention Strategies for Diabetes Management
Presented by Rina Pandya, PT, DPT
VideoAudio
Course: #5266Level: Intermediate1 Hour
As therapists, we are often involved in the symptomatic care of diabetes-related complications. This course will be presented from the perspective of the therapist not only in the curative phase but also in the prevention of diabetes. This course helps OT identify diabetes in an individual long before they are formally diagnosed. We, as allied health professionals, should be involved in the complete care of the patient from lifestyle modifications onwards to their long-term physical and mental well-being.

Sensory Health: The Missing Piece in the Wellness Conversation
Presented by Catherine M. Cavaliere, PhD, OTR
VideoAudio
Course: #5261Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course describes the impact of sensory processing and integration on well-being and the role of sensory health in wellness models as well as the implications for health promotion and prevention through a sensory health lens.

Power Wheelchairs
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Video
Course: #5260Level: Introductory1 Hour
Power wheelchairs are designed to provide independent and functional mobility for people unable to efficiently self-propel any type of manual wheelchair. This course will introduce power-operated vehicles (scooters) and power wheelchairs, including features such as drive wheel configuration, power seating, and alternative driving methods.