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Introduction to Hippotherapy for Occupational Therapy Practitioners
Presented by Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS
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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.

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.

Wheelchair Positioning: Pressure
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #4052 Level: Advanced1 Hour
A main goal of wheelchair seating is pressure management, specifically to prevent development of pressure injuries. This course will present pressure injury definitions, staging, etiology and specific seating interventions.

Wheelchair Positioning: Postural Care
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #4050 Level: Advanced1 Hour
The goals of wheelchair seating include managing posture and pressure as well as providing stability for function. Postural care addresses positioning outside of the wheelchair, particularly during sleep, and can be used to improve the quality and duration of sleep, promote health and maintain safety during sleep, as well as to minimize, prevent and even reverse orthopedic changes.

Understanding Normal Aging
Presented by Ron Carson, OT, OTD, MHS, CLT
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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.

The Unique Role of Occupational Therapy in the Evaluation of Individuals with Parkinson's Disease
Presented by Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L
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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.

The Unique Role of Occupational Therapy in the Treatment of Individuals with Parkinson's Disease
Presented by Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L
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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.

The Importance of Early Mobility
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #4020 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course presents the importance of early mobility, including research which has linked early power mobility to specific developmental skills. Augmented mobility, providing power mobility to very young children primarily for developmental benefits, will also be addressed.

Occupational Therapy's Role in Delirium Assessment, Prevention, & Management within the Intensive Care Unit
Presented by Lyndsay Laxton, OTR/L, Meghan Morrow, OTR/L
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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
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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.