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Continuing Education
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, May/June 2012, Vol. 66, 378-379. doi:10.5014/ajot.66.3.378
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, May/June 2012, Vol. 66, 378-379. doi:10.5014/ajot.66.3.378
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 multidisciplinary 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 on 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 with the aim to develop perspectives, knowledge, and skills to 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 Occupational Therapy Practice Framework and features Person–Environment–Occupation Model, 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 system wide, hospital-based fall prevention programs. Based on the 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 that include both 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 CEonCDs™
New! Ethics Topic—Duty to Warn: An Ethical Responsibility for All Practitioners.Presented by Deborah Yarett Slater, MS, OT/L, FAOTA, Staff Liaison to the Ethics Commission. Duty to Warn helps learners understand their professional, ethical, and legal responsibilities in the identification of safety issues in ADLs and IADLs as they evaluate and provide intervention to clients. The importance of using data from both objective and subjective sources is emphasized as is the need to determine risk of harm in performing daily activities. Course material includes not only lecture format but also interactive case studies and resources to enhance learning on this topic. Earn .1 AOTA CEU (1.25 NBCOT PDUs/1 contact hour). Order #4882, AOTA Members: $45, Nonmembers: $65.
New! Using the Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Adults with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (ADRD) To Enhance Your Practice.Presented by Patricia Schaber, PhD, OTR/L. The AOTA Press Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Adults With Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders provides an evidence-based perspective in defining the process and nature, frequency, and duration of the interventions that occur within the boundaries of this serious illness. This new CEonCD™ course takes a further step on the topic with Guidelines principles presented in a multimedia format highlighting concepts for occupational therapy practice and case studies of adults at different stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Earn .2 AOTA CEUs (2.50 NBCOT PDUs/2 contact hours). Order #4883, AOTA Members: $68, Nonmembers: $97.
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 CE 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 OT 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. This course explores the official documents and materials that support the OT concept of wellness, reviews examples of interdisciplinary literature on wellness, and explores strengths models from other disciplines as a way to inform 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, 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
Autism Topics Part I: Relationship Building, Evaluation Strategies, and Sensory Integration and Praxis.Presented by Renee Watling, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA. The first of a three-part CEonCD™ series that builds on content from the AOTA Press 2010 book Autism: A Comprehensive Occupational Therapy Approach, 3rd Edition. Offers practitioners the opportunity to expand their understanding and practice with children on the autism spectrum through building the intentional relationship, using occupational therapy evaluation strategies, addressing sensory integration challenges, and planning intervention for praxis. Earn .6 CEUs (6 NBCOT PDUs/6 contact hours). Order #4848, AOTA Members: $210, Nonmembers: $299.
Autism Topics Part II: Occupational Therapy Service Provision in an Educational Context.Edited by Renee Watling, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA. The second in an important three-part CE series that offers supplemental content from chapters in the AOTA Press 2010 book Autism: A Comprehensive Occupational Therapy Approach, 3rd Edition. Specifically addressing the unique aspects of occupational therapy practice within the public school systems, the course will enhance learners’ ability to meet the needs of children with autism spectrum disorders and their families, from early intervention through elementary years and the transition process. Recommended Reading: Autism: A Comprehensive Occupational Therapy Approach, 3rd Edition.Earn .6 CEUs (7.5 NBCOT PDUs/6 contact hours). Order #4881, AOTA Members: $210, Nonmembers: $299.
Response to Intervention (RtI) for At-Risk Learners: Advocating for Occupational Therapy’s Role in General Education.By Gloria Frolek Clark, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA, and Jean Polichino, OTR MS, FAOTA. Provides core components of RtI, the role of occupational therapists at each tier, and case studies. RtI is being implemented nationally to ensure high-quality instruction and data-based decision making within the general educational system, and content highlights opportunities for occupational therapy within RtI frameworks in public education. Earn .2 AOTA CEU (2.5 NBCOT PDUs/2 contact hours). Order #4876, AOTA Members: $68, Nonmembers: $97.
Strategic Evidence-Based Interviewing in Occupational Therapy.Presented by Renée R. Taylor, PhD. This new CEonCD™ introduces the three types of interviews most commonly applied in occupational therapy practice: structured interviews, semi structured interviews, and general clinical interviewing. Evidence-based examples of assessments based on interviews describe norms and communication strategies that can maximize success in gathering accurate, relevant, and detailed information. Earn .2 AOTA CEU (2 NBCOT PDUs/2 contact hours). Order #4844, AOTA Members: $68, Nonmembers: $97
Skilled Nursing Facilities 101: Documentation, Reimbursement, and Ethics in Practice.Presented by Christine Kroll, MS, OTR, and Nancy Richman OTR/L, FAOTA. Designed to help practitioners better manage practice within SNF settings for inpatients (Medicare Part A) and outpatients (Medicare Part B), this CEonCD addresses the importance of documentation, requirements for different payers, significance of managing productivity, understanding billing considerations, and maintaining ethical practice standards. An important highlight is SNF policy changes that became effective October 1, 2010, and resources to obtain ongoing and up-to-date information. Earn .3 AOTA CEU (3 NBCOT PDUs/3 contact hours). Order #4843, AOTA Members: $108, Nonmembers: $154.
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