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Continuing Education
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Community Mobility and Driving / Evidence-Based Practice / Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Vision / Continuing Education
Other   |   May 2013
Continuing Education
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, May/June 2013, Vol. 67, 372. doi:10.5014/ajot.67.3.372
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, May/June 2013, Vol. 67, 372. doi:10.5014/ajot.67.3.372
AOTA Self-Paced Clinical Courses
Low Vision: Occupational Therapy Evaluation and Intervention With Older Adults, Revised Edition.Edited by May Warren, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, FAOTA. Significant transformations in the low vision practice area require that practitioners maintain professional competency. This edition provides occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants with a course that can support the AOTA Specialty Certification in Low Vision (SCLV) certification process; includes 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.
Driving and Community Mobility: Occupational Therapy Strategies Across the Lifespan.Edited by Mary Jo McGuire, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, and Elin Schold Davis, OTR/L, CDRS. The scope of driving and community mobility includes readiness to drive, competence to drive, and the transition to alternative modes of transportation. This SPCC gathers researchers and clinicians in a team effort to offer expert guidance for occupational therapy’s work in this ever-developing practice area. Earn 2 AOTA CEUs (25 NBCOT PDUs/20 contact hours). Order #3031, 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 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.
AOTA Online Courses
Coming Soon! Low Vision in Older Adults: Foundations for Rehabilitation, 2nd Edition.Presented by Roy Gordon Cole, OD, FAAO; Yu-Pin Hsu, EdD, OT, SCLV; and Gordon Rovins, MS, CEAC. AOTA in collaboration with Jewish Guild Healthcare. Second edition provides updated content on low vision causes, effects, and interventions, with emphasis on optical considerations and strategies for environmental adaptation and enhanced occupational performance. Case examples describe the low vision rehabilitation process and the application of optical interventions, compensatory techniques, and adaptive devices. Earn .7 CEU (8.75 NBCOT PDUs/7 contact hours). Order #OL37, AOTA Members: $265, Nonmembers: $345.
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 of driving and community mobility. Enables both generalist and specialist practitioners to determine older driver risks, recommend driving cessation or resumption, and help provide 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 for 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 the occupational therapy process as described in 2008 edition of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework. Provides four sections (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™
Ethics Topic—Duty to Warn: An Ethical Responsibility for All Practitioners.Presented by Deborah Yarett Slater, MS, OT/L, FAOTA, Staff Liaison to the AOTA Ethics Commission. Assists participants in understanding professional, ethical, and legal responsibilities in the identification of safety issues in activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living as they evaluate and provide intervention to clients. The example of driving is discussed in detail to illustrate how deficits identified in a general occupational therapy evaluation can translate into potentially serious driving safety issues. Earn .1 AOTA CEU (1.25 NBCOT PDUs/1 contact hour). Order #4882, AOTA Members: $45, Nonmembers: $65.
Strategic Evidence-Based Interviewing in Occupational Therapy.Presented by Renée R. Taylor, PhD. 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.
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 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.
Using the Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Adults With Stroke to Enhance Your Practice. Presented by Joyce Sabari, PhD, OTR, FAOTA. Focuses on the AOTA Adults With Stroke practice guidelines and 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.
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. Describes RtI core components and illustrates the role of occupational therapists at each tier with 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.
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