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Other   |   March 2012
Continuing Education
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, March/April 2012, Vol. 66, 256. doi:10.5014/ajot.66.2.256
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, March/April 2012, Vol. 66, 256. doi:10.5014/ajot.66.2.256
St. Louis, MO September 12–15, 2012
Envision Conference 2012: Learn from leaders in the field of low vision rehabilitation and research while earning valuable continuing education credits. Attend the multi-disciplinary low vision rehabilitation and research conference dedicated to improving the quality of low vision care through excellence in professional collaboration, advocacy, research, and education. Envision Conference, September 12–15, 2012, Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark. Learn more at www.envisionconference.org.
AOTA Self-Paced Clinical Courses
Mental Health Promotion, Prevention, and Intervention With Children and Youth: A Guiding Framework for Occupational Therapy.Edited by Susan Bazyk, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA. New SPCC lays a foundation for conceptualizing the role of occupational therapy in mental health with children and youth in schools and community settings. Takes a public health approach with a focus on helping children develop and maintain positive mental health psychologically, socially, and functionally. Earn 2 AOTA CEUs (20 NBCOT PDUs/20 contact hours). Order #3030, AOTA Members: $370, Nonmembers: $470.
Occupational Therapy and Home Modification: Promoting Safety and Supporting Participation.Edited by Margaret Christenson, MPH, OTR/L, FAOTA, and Carla Chase, EdD, OTR/L, CAPS. In-depth SPCC includes a CD-ROM with hundreds of photographic and video resources to provide education on home modification for adults or children and provides an overview of evaluation and intervention, descriptions of assessment tools, and guidelines for client-centered practice and occupation-based outcomes. Earn 2 AOTA CEUs (20 NBCOT PDUs/20 contact hours). Order #3029, AOTA Members: $370, Nonmembers: $470.
Occupational Therapy in Mental Health: Considerations for Advanced Practice.Edited by Marian Kavanagh Scheinholtz, MS, OT/L. Comprehensive SPCC provides an understanding of recent advances and trends in mental health practice and specifically addresses the implications of the President’s New Freedom Commission Report (2003) and the Recovery Model as a framework for occupational therapy practice in mental health. Earn 2 AOTA CEUs (20 NBCOT PDUs/20 contact hours). Order #3027, AOTA Members: $370, Nonmembers: $470.
Early Childhood: Occupational Therapy Services for Children Birth to Five.Edited by Barbara E. Chandler, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA. Important SPCC provides a journey of occupational therapy in early childhood to develop perspectives, knowledge, and skills that improve the ability of practitioners to have a positive impact on the lives of children and families, teachers, and child care providers. Earn 2 AOTA CEUs (20 NBCOT PDUs/20 contact hours). Order #3026, AOTA Members: $370, Nonmembers: $470.
Dysphagia Care and Related Feeding Concerns for Adults, 2nd Edition.Edited by Wendy Avery, MS, OTR/L. Dysphagia second edition is an up-to-date resource and educational tool for practitioners to provide skilled care and broaden their knowledge of interventions and approaches with dysphagia clients. Includes “The Dynamic Swallow” CD with diagrams, animations, and videofluoroscopic images of the normal and abnormal swallow. Earn 1.5 AOTA CEUs (15 NBCOT PDUs/15 contact hours). Order #3028, AOTA Members: $285. Nonmembers: $385.
AOTA Online Courses
Falls Module I—Falls Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Overview, Evaluation, and Assessments.Presented by Elizabeth W. Peterson, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, and Roberta Newton, PhD, PT, FGSA. Falls Module I addresses the application of core concepts that examine falls issues and risk factors. Content introduces evaluation perspectives based on the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework and features the Person-Environment-Occupation Model, the Model of Human Occupation, and the use of AGS and BGS Fall Prevention Guideline in practice. Earn .6 AOTA CEU (6 NBCOT PDUs/6 contact hours). Order #OL34, AOTA Members: $210, Nonmembers: $299.
Falls Module II—Falls Among Older Adults in the Hospital Setting: Overview, Assessment, and Strategies to Reduce Fall Risk.Presented by Roberta Newton, PhD, PT, FGSA, and Elizabeth W. Peterson, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA. Falls Module II describes occupational therapy in both individualized and systemwide, hospital-based fall prevention programs. Using their understanding of the occupational therapy domain and process, participants will learn how to articulate to other health care providers and clients their contributions to assessments and strategies that help reduce fall risks. Earn .2 AOTA CEU (2 NBCOT PDUs/2 contact hours). Order #OL35, AOTA Members: $68, Nonmembers: $97.
Falls Module III: Preventing Falls Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults—Intervention Strategies for Occupational Therapy Practitioners.Presented by Elizabeth W. Peterson, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, and Elena Wong Espiritu, MA, OTR/L. The third module in a 3-part series of online courses on fall prevention, this course familiarizes learners with evidence-based intervention strategies to reduce falls among community-dwelling older adults, including older adults who are well and those who are living with chronic diseases. Case studies with video clips are featured to promote application of the information presented. It is recommended that participants complete Falls Module I (order #OL34) first. Earn .45 AOTA CEU (5.63 NBCOT PDUs/4.5 contact hours). Order #OL36, AOTA Members: $158, Nonmembers: $225.
AOTA CEonCD™s
OT Manager Topics.Authors: Denise Chisholm, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Penelope Moyers Cleveland, EdD, OTR/L, BCMH, FAOTA; Steven Eyler MS, OTR/L; Jim Hinojosa, PhD, OT, BCP, FAOTA; Kristie Kapusta, MS, OT/L; Shawn Phipps, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Pat Precin, MS, OTR/L, LP. This course presents supplementary content from chapters in The Occupational Therapy Manager, 5th Edition, and provides additional applications that are relevant to selected issues on management. The course focuses on six specific topics related to occupation-based practice, evidence-based management, evaluating occupational therapy services, continuing competency, conflict resolution, and employee motivation. Participants should read the selected text chapters prior to studying the CE topics. Earn .7 CEUs (8.75 NBCOT PDUs/7 contact hours). Order #4880, AOTA Members: $194, Nonmembers: $277.
Let’s Think Big About Wellness.By Winnie Dunn, PhD, OTR, FAOTA. The focus of occupational therapy on living a satisfying life embraces a global view about wellness. In this course, we will explore the official documents and materials that support our concept of wellness, review examples of interdisciplinary literature on wellness, and explore strengths models from other disciplines as a way to inform our bigger thinking. Earn .25 CEUs (3.13 NBCOT PDUs/2.5 contact hours). Order #4879, AOTA Members: $68, Nonmembers: $97.
The Short Child Occupational Profile (SCOPE).Presented by Patricia Bowyer, EdD, MS, OTR, FAOTA; Hany Ngo, MOT, OTR; and Jessica Kramer, PhD, OTR. Introducing The Short Child Occupational Profile (SCOPE) assessment tool, this course provides a systematic way to document a child’s motivation for occupations, habits and roles, skills, and environmental supports and barriers. The SCOPE can be used with children and youth ages birth to 21 in a range of practice contexts. Earn .6 AOTA CEU (7.5 NBCOT PDUs/6 contact hours). Order #4847, AOTA Members: $210, Nonmembers: $299.
An Occupation-Based Approach in Postacute Care to Support Productive Aging.By Denise Chisholm, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Cathy Dolhi, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA, and Jodi L. Schreiber, MS, OTR/L. A collaborative project between AOTA and Genesis Rehabilitation Services, this course reviews the characteristics of occupation-based practice with a focus on postacute care practice settings for older adults. Practical strategies to promote the practitioner’s ability to integrate occupation throughout the occupational therapy process are presented in an interactive format to maximize clinical application, and real-life scenarios illustrate the occupation-based approach for facilitating productive aging. Earn .6 AOTA CEU (7.5 NBCOT PDUs/6 contact hours). Order #4875, AOTA Members: $210, Nonmembers: $299.
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