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Continuing Education
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July/August 2012, Vol. 66, 495-496. doi:10.5014/ajot.66.4.495
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July/August 2012, Vol. 66, 495-496. doi:10.5014/ajot.66.4.495
AOTA Self-Paced Clinical Courses
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 (25 NBCOT PDUs/20 contact hours). Order #3029, AOTA Members: $259, Nonmembers: $359.
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 (25 NBCOT PDUs/20 contact hours). Order #3027, AOTA Members: $259, Nonmembers: $359.
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 (18.75 NBCOT PDUs/15 contact hours). Order #3028, AOTA Members: $199, Nonmembers: $299.
Strategies to Advance Gerontology Excellence: Promoting Best Practice in Occupational Therapy.Edited by Susan Coppola, MS, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA; Sharon J. Elliott, MS, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA; and Pamela E. Toto, MS, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA. Illuminates the aging process from an occupational perspective and showcases the unique expertise of occupational therapy in gerontology practice. It is an excellent tool for advanced-level practitioners to support the self-appraisal portfolio and professional development plan necessary to qualify for the advanced-practice AOTA Board Certification in Gerontology (BCG). Earn 3 AOTA CEUs (37.5 NBCOT PDUs/30 contact hours). Order #3024, AOTA Members: $245, Nonmembers: $345.
Low Vision: Occupational Therapy Evaluation and Intervention With Older Adults, Revised Edition.Edited by Mary Warren, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, FAOTA. Assists occupational therapy practitioners with acquiring the knowledge needed for specialty certification in low vision rehabilitation (SCLV credential) and includes revisions, updates, new information on evaluation, and lessons related to psychosocial issues and low vision. Earn 2 AOTA CEUs (25 NBCOT PDUs/20 contact hours). Order #3025, AOTA Members: $259, Nonmembers: $359.
AOTA Online Courses
Falls Module I—Falls Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Overview, Evaluation, and Assessments.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 (7.5 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.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 (2.5 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.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 you 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™
Ethics Topic—Duty to Warn: An Ethical Responsibility for All Practitioners.Deborah Yarett Slater, MS, OT/L, FAOTA, Staff Liaison to the Ethics Commission. Duty to Warn helps you understand your 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 to determine risk of harm in performing daily activities is emphasized as well. 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.
Using the Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Adults with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (ADRD) To Enhance Your Practice.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 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 (2.5 NBCOT PDUs/2 contact hours). Order # 4883, Member Price: $68, Nonmember Price: $97.
OT Manager Topics.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. 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.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.
Model of Human Occupation Screening Tool (MOHOST): Theory, Content, and Purpose.Gary Kielhofner, DrPH, OTR/L, FAOTA; Lisa Castle, MBA, OTR/L; Supriya Sen, OTR/L; and Sarah Skinner, MEd, OTR/L. Occupation-focused practice and top-down assessment make occupational therapy unique when assessing and documenting client services. Learn how to use a variety of information from observation, interview, chart review, and proxy reports to complete the MOHOST occupation-focused assessment tool. Earn .4 AOTA CEU (5 NBCOT PDUs/4 contact hours). Order # 4838, AOTA Members: $125, Nonmembers: $180.
An Occupation-Based Approach in Postacute Care to Support Productive Aging.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. Course content 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
Using the Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Adults With Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (ADRD) To Enhance Your Practice.Patricia Schaber, PhD, OTR/L. 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 CEonCD course takes a further step on the topic with Practice 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 CEU (2.5 NBCOT PDUs/2 contact hours). Order #4883, AOTA Members: $68, Nonmember Prices: $97.
Pain, Fear, and Avoidance: Therapeutic Use of Self With Difficult Occupational Therapy Populations.Reneé R. Taylor, PhD. Examines strategies for managing client pain, fear, and avoidance in occupational therapy practice. Six distinct modes of interacting based on the author’s conceptual practice model teach how to best manage these emotions and behaviors so that treatment goals can be accomplished. The model is particularly useful when therapists are having difficulty engaging clients or sustaining active participation in therapy. Earn .2 AOTA CEU (2.5 NBCOT PDUs/2 contact hours). Order #4836, AOTA Members: $68, Nonmembers: $97.
Determining Capacity to Drive for Drivers With Dementia Using Research, Ethics, and Professional Reasoning: The Responsibility of All Occupational Therapists.Linda A. Hunt, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA. Addresses the professional reasoning and ethics needed to make final recommendations about driving capacity for older adults with dementia. Case studies examine decision making, communication and collaboration with clients, and evaluations and assessments. The Multifactor Older Driver With Dementia Evaluation Model (MODEM) is included. Earn .2 AOTA CEU (2.5 NBCOT PDUs/20 contact hours). Order #4842, AOTA Members: $68, Nonmembers: $97.
Using the Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Adults With Stroke to Enhance Your Practice,Joyce Sabari, PhD, OTR, FAOTA. Focused on the AOTA Adults With Stroke practice guidelines and includes findings from published research that guide best practice in occupational therapy intervention with the stroke population. Participants will learn key considerations for providing task-based environmental challenges, outcomes of remediation interventions, and outcome studies of interventions designed to improve task and role performance. Earn .2 AOTA CEU (2.5 NBCOT PDUs/20 contact hours). Order #4845, AOTA Members: $68, Nonmembers: $97.
Strategic Evidence-Based Interviewing in Occupational Therapy.Renée R. Taylor, PhD. This 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 (2.5 NBCOT PDUs/2 contact hours). Order #4844, AOTA Members: $68, Nonmembers: $97
Skilled Nursing Facilities 101: Documentation, Reimbursement, and Ethics in Practice.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. Important highlight is SNF policy changes and resources to obtain ongoing and up-to-date information. Earn .3 AOTA CEU (3.75 NBCOT PDUs/3 contact hours). Order #4843, AOTA Members: $108, Nonmembers: $154.
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