Continuing Education Course Schedule


Low Vision Rehabilitation: The Basics and More

Presented by Theresa Smith, OTR, PhD, CLVT

This course will explore the common visual diseases seen by occupational therapy practitioners and examine how they affect clients' occupational performance along with identifying various methods to maximize functional vision. Pros and cons of optical and non-optical devices will be provided as well as beneficial environment modifications and intervention examples of using remaining senses as compensation for low vision.

Live course: Monday, July 19th 2021
Time:
9 am pacific | 10 am mountain | 11 am central | 12 pm eastern


This course is included in the Access Pass. Not a member? Use code SMITH at checkout to save $10 off your first month and support this presenter's work!


More than the HEP- The Importance of Long Term Exercise Plan for People With PD

Presented by Anne Gould-Ruete, PT, DPT, NCS

In this course, we will discuss how physical therapy has the potential to promote neuroplasticity and help with neuro-protection in people with Parkinson’s Disease (PD). We will discuss the benefits of exercise in the management of both non-motor and motor symptoms of PD and what the current recommendations are for long term maintenance exercises for people with PD.

Live course: Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Time:
4 pm pacific | 5 pm mountain | 6 pm central | 7 pm eastern


This course is included in the Access Pass. Not a member? Use code GOULD-RUETE at checkout to save $10 off your first month and support this presenter's work!


Alternative Nutrition and Hydration: Evidence and Ethical Considerations

Presented by Megan Berg, MA, CCC-SLP

We will review the evidence base of alternative nutrition and hydration for patients who have survived a stroke or brain injury, live with a neuro-degenerative disease, are in a persistent vegetative state, and/or have dysphagia, advanced dementia, advanced cancer or organ failure, and/or head and neck cancer. Relevant case studies from the Center for Practical Bioethics will be reviewed.

Live course: Thursday, July 22, 2021
Time:
3 pm pacific | 4 pm mountain | 5 pm central | 6 pm eastern


This course is included in the Access Pass.


A Call into the Wild: How Therapy Can and Should Move Outdoors

Presented by Daniel Flatt, M.S., CCC-SLP

This course will make the case for implementing traditional evidence-based language therapies within the context of nature. Reviewing his own experience developing nature-based intervention and translating nature-based pedagogy into speech-language pathology, the presenter provides recommendations for clinicians and researchers for bringing children and families we serve outdoors.

Live course: Saturday, July 24th, 2021
Time:
8 am pacific | 9 am mountain | 10 am central | 11 am eastern


This course is included in the Access Pass. Not a member? Use code FLATT at checkout to save $10 off your first month and support this presenter's work!