Courses

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The Role of Physical Therapy in Limb Salvage

Presented by Tracy Winkley, PT, CWS, CLT, FACCWS, DAPWCA

AdultPTAging
Upon completion of the course, the physical therapist will be able to define their role as part of the multidisciplinary team involved in treatment of a patient with a wound, particularly neuropathic ulcers. In recognizing common barriers to wound healing, the therapist will be able to incorporate not only a skin assessment, but also assessments […]
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Speech Therapists in the Bathroom: Our Role in ADLs with Cog-Comm Disorders

Presented by Adria Thompson, MA, CCC-SLP

AdultSLPADLsAgingDementia
This course discusses the role of the SLP in assessing and treating cognitive-communication disorders in the context of activities of daily living (ADLs). SLPs can provide essential communication support during ADLs. We will review evidence-based interventions that can decrease agitation and resistance, discuss interventions for treatment and barriers related to confidence to assist in ADLs, […]
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An Introductory Overview of Infant Feeding and Swallowing for SLPs

Presented by Charlotte Greville, R.SLP (C)

PediatricSLPFeeding and Swallowing
This course is designed to give the speech-language pathologist (SLP) an overview of infant feeding and swallowing for acute and outpatient settings. Many SLPs graduate with little to no knowledge of pediatric dysphagia. Following the completion of this course, the learner will enter a pediatric dysphagia setting with skills to assess and treat our youngest […]
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Out of Sight or Out of Mind? Understanding Field Cuts vs Neglect Syndrome

Presented by Jerome Quellier, MS, CCC-SLP

AdultSLPBrain InjuryStrokeVisual Impairment/NeglectVisual Processing
Rehab clinicians must rapidly evaluate dysfunctions that impact their patient’s ability to engage. This course encourages therapists to use appropriate terminology to describe disruptions in the optic system, to understand the anatomical and physiology of sight, locate brain regions involved in visual processing, and train clinicians to identify a field cut and discern a neglect […]
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Occupational Therapy and Community-Based Practice

Presented by Quinn P Tyminski, OTD, OTR/L, BCMH

AdultOTMental Health
This course will provide basic information on working in community-based practice settings with individuals from marginalized populations. Principles of occupational justice and use of the occupational justice framework will be addressed, along with a blueprint for getting involved in this area of practice.
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Assistive Technology for Language Based Learning Needs

Presented by Sara Valli M.A., CCC-SLP

PediatricSLPLanguage Development
This course will discuss specific assistive technology to support reading and writing in the classroom. A middle school case study will be included. Options for how to provide direct instruction for students with language based needs in the use of independent assistive technology for reading and writing in the classroom will be reviewed. This course […]
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Rethink Cognitive Rehab: Assessment & Treatment for Executive Functioning

Presented by Katie Brown, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS

AdultSLPAgingBrain InjuryDementiaPlanning/OrganizingStroke
This course will discuss the speech pathologist’s role in cognitive rehab, how to assess for executive dysfunction outside of the standardized assessment box, and treat using best practice guidelines according to the literature. By using real-life case examples, attendees will discover how to implement a person-centered approach to cognitive therapy using evidence-based treatments.
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Ethnic Skin and Hair Care in Acute and LTC Settings

Presented by Tamara M. Goff, COTA/L

AdultPediatricOTADLsCaregiver
This course will explore techniques used to care for African American patients including shampooing, styling, and upkeep of the varying hair textures that you may encounter. Additionally, it will also explore skin care issues and how, as a rehab professional, to incorporate cultural ideals into everyday intervention and clients’ activities of daily living (ADLs).
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Telerehabilitation for the Orthopedic and Neurological Patient Population – Application of Remote Patient Monitoring and mHealth Platforms

Presented by Dr. Nupur Hajela, PT, DPT, PhD

AdultOTPTSLPAgingBrain InjuryNervous System ConditionsOrthopaedicsStroke
This course will allow rehabilitation professionals to design and conduct telehealth evaluations and treatments for the orthopedic and neurological patient populations. It will provide an evidence based approach for orthopedic and neurological patients.
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The Speech Language Pathologist’s Role in Breastfeeding

Presented by Kelcy Bonham M.S., CCC-SLP and Raynor Murphy M.S., CCC-SLP

PediatricSLPBirth to 3Feeding and Swallowing
This course is designed to help support clinicians working with breastfed infants. It will address the SLP’s scope of practice, assessment, benefits of breastfeeding, and the counseling aspect of supporting this population and their families.
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Introduction to the Patient with Laryngectomy – What the SLP Should Know

Presented by Brian Martin, MS, CCC-SLP

AdultSLPDysphagiaHead and Neck CancerTracheostomyVoice
This course covers information regarding post-laryngectomy anatomy and physiology including typical vs post-laryngectomy and tracheostomy vs laryngectomy. Gain an overview of techniques for voice restoration after a laryngectomy, including esophageal speech, electrolarynx, and tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis. Post-laryngectomy pulmonary rehabilitation and dysphagia will be reviewed.
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Wound Care Right on TIME

Presented by Tracy Winkley, PT, CWS, CLT, FACCWS, DAPWCA

AdultPTAging
This course will present an overview of wounds and their management. Topics covered will include the types of wounds most often encountered, stages of wound healing and barriers to healing. Additionally, the standard TIME acronym will be outlined and its use in assessment and management of wounds explained. The participant will have a greater understanding […]
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Beyond Opioids: Therapy Strategies to Manage Chronic Pain

Presented by Lydia Nemirovsky, MS, OTR/L

AdultOTPTSLPBrain InjuryChronic PainHealth LiteracyMedications and WellnessResilience
Chronic pain presents unique challenges to the rehabilitation professional, oftentimes serving as the primary barrier to functional and meaningful progress. This course will explain the different therapy approaches required for effective chronic pain management, while providing a deeper understanding of how pain is processed in the body.
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Planting the Seeds: An Introduction to Neonatal Therapy Practice

Presented by Melanie Parker MS, CCC-SLP, CNT

PediatricOTPTSLPFeeding and Swallowing
As the field of neonatal therapy grows, therapists of any discipline may find themselves entering or trying to enter the fast-paced and intense environment of the neonatal intensive care unit with minimal guidance of how to learn, find information, and grow their skills. This presentation explores common ways to begin learning and developing skills as […]
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Trauma-Informed Care in Clinical Practice

Presented by Moses Costigan, BOccThy, Registered Occupational Therapist (AUS)

AdultPediatricOTPTSLPArticulationAutismLanguage DevelopmentMental HealthPediatric Brain Injury
This course furthers participants’ understanding of the principles of trauma-informed care and the neurobiological impacts of exposure to trauma across the lifespan. Participants will learn about the challenges individuals with trauma history face when accessing healthcare and how to utilize a range of personal and organizational practices to implement trauma-informed healthcare services.
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Autism: Understand, Counsel, and Support

Presented by Alyssa Williams M.S. CCC-SLP

PediatricSLPAutism
This presentation identifies and discusses specific early pre-verbal, verbal, and social features of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and common co-occurring factors. It discusses when to refer a child for an autism evaluation and how to communicate with your client’s caregiver. The presenters will discuss ASD-specific assessments that may be utilized in an evaluation. The presentation […]
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International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI) Implementation in Health Care

Presented by Jordan Patrick, MSP, CCC-SLP

AdultSLPDietsDysphagia
This course will review the International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI) implementation in the acute care setting, including the rationale for utilization of IDDSI’s standardized naming and testing approach, key starting points/contacts for implementation of a new diet system within the health care setting, and various IDDSI levels and restrictions required for each level.
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From Recidivism to Transformation: Rethinking How We Approach Chronic Conditions

Presented by Caroline Morris, PT, DPT, GCS, WHC

AdultOTPTSLPAgingArthritisBack/SpineOrthopaedics
Frustrated by repeat patients who never seem to maintain their gains from therapy? This interactive course will examine the role of health behaviors in the effective management of chronic conditions. Using the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change as a guiding framework, we will identify stages of behavior change and target interventions to specific stages. Self-reflection […]
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Trauma Stewardship – The Science and Soul of Early Life Adversity

Presented by Mary E. Coughlin, MS, NNP, RNC-E

AdultPediatricOTPTSLPBrain InjuryFeeding and SwallowingLanguage DevelopmentMental HealthPediatric Brain Injury
This course will introduce the learner to the biology of toxic, traumatic stress along with short-term and long-term consequences. However, it is not just the patients and their families that are impacted, but the clinicians as well. Trauma stewardship opens hearts and minds to heal the hurts that often go unnoticed and discover creative, evidence-based […]
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An Introduction to Trauma-Informed Care and Practice

Presented by Moses Costigan, BOccThy, Registered Occupational Therapist (AUS)

AdultPediatricOTPTSLPArticulationAutismLanguage DevelopmentMental HealthPediatric Brain Injury
This course will provide a concise yet comprehensive introduction to trauma-informed care and practice for rehab professionals. Participants will learn how to utilize trauma-informed care in their practice and explore the impact of exposure to trauma and the incidence of trauma in different populations and clinical contexts.
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