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Continuing Education
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, March/April 2013, Vol. 67, 256. doi:10.5014/ajot.67.2.256
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, March/April 2013, Vol. 67, 256. doi:10.5014/ajot.67.2.256
AOTA Self-Paced Clinical Courses
Early Childhood: Occupational Therapy Services for Children Birth to Five.Edited by Barbara E. Chandler, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA. Provides a journey of occupational therapy in early childhood to develop readers’ perspectives, knowledge, and skills and 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 (25 NBCOT PDUs/20 contact hours). Order #3026, 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.
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 (25 NBCOT PDUs/20 contact hours). Order #3030, AOTA Members: $259, Nonmembers: $359.
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. 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. Provides comprehensive information on 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.
AOTA Online Courses
Driving and Community Mobility for Older Adults: Occupational Therapy Roles, Revised.Presented by Susan L. Pierce, OTR/L, SCDCM, CDRS, and Elin Schold Davis, OTR/L, CDRS. Expanded content and links on research, tools, and resources to advance knowledge about the instrumental activity of daily living (IADL) of driving and community mobility; enables both generalist and specialist practitioners to determine older driver risks, recommend that driving cease or resume, and recommend transportation and community mobility options. Earn .6 AOTA CEU (7.5 NBCOT PDUs/6 contact hours). Order #OL33, AOTA Members: $180, Nonmembers: $255.
Falls Prevention Online Course Series.Presented by Elizabeth W. Peterson, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Roberta Newton, PhD, PT, FGSA; and Elena Wong Espiritu, MA, OTR/L.
  • Falls Module I—Falls Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Overview, Evaluation, and Assessments. Application of core concepts that examine falls issues and risk factors. 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. Occupational therapy in both individualized and system wide, hospital-based fall prevention programs. Earn .2 AOTA CEU (2.5 NBCOT PDUs/2 contact hours). Order #OL35, AOTA Members: $158, Nonmembers: $225.

  • Falls Module III— Preventing Falls Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults—Intervention Strategies for Occupational Therapy Practitioners. Evidence-based intervention strategies among older adults who are well or live with chronic diseases. Earn .45 AOTA CEU (5.63 NBCOT PDUs/4.5 contact hours). Order #OL36, AOTA Members: $158, Nonmembers: $225.

Occupational Therapy in Action: Using the Lens of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process, 2nd Edition.Presented by Susanne Smith Roley, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, and Janet DeLany, DEd, OTR/L, FAOTA. Addresses occupational therapy and occupational therapy process as described in the 2008 edition of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework with four sections on Core Concepts, Evaluation, Intervention, and Outcomes and supplemental links to articles in OT Practice, SIS Quarterly newsletters, and AJOT.Earn .6 AOTA CEU (7.5 NBCOT PDUs/6 contact hours). Order #OL32, AOTA Members: $180, Nonmembers: $255.
AOTA CEonCDs™
Determining Capacity to Drive for Drivers With Dementia Using Research, Ethics, and Professional Reasoning: The Responsibility of All Occupational Therapists.Presented by 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/2 contact hours). Order #4842, AOTA Members: $68, Nonmembers: $97.
Occupational Therapy’s Unique Contributions to Cancer Rehabilitation.Presented by Claudine Campbell, MOT, OTR; Jennifer Hughes, MOT, OTR; and Lauro Munoz, MOT, OTR, C/NDT. Raises awareness of occupational therapy’s role in oncology rehabilitation and enables participants to develop expertise in this emerging area of practice. Includes four lessons with a final case study that walks a client through the specific cancer paradigms discussed in the lessons. Earn .4 CEU (5 NBCOT PDUs/4 contact hours). Order #4849, AOTA Members: $220.50, Nonmembers: $315.
OT Manager Topics.By 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; and Pat Precin, MS, OTR/L, LP. Presents supplementary content to chapters in The Occupational Therapy Manager, 5th Edition, and provides additional applications that are relevant to selected issues in 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.
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 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.
Using the Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Adults With Stroke to Enhance Your Practice,Joyce Sabari, PhD, OTR, FAOTA. Focused on the AOTA Press Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Adults With Stroke practice guidelines with 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/2 contact hours). Order #4845, AOTA Members: $68, Nonmembers: $97.
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