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Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders

The course is an introduction to tic disorders and Tourette Syndrome. Using evidenced-based interventions, occupational therapists have a unique role in improving occupational functioning and improving quality of life for both children and adults living with tics in a variety of clinical settings. In this course, you will learn the symptoms of tic disorders, be introduced to the highly evidenced-based intervention(s) and provided with numerous resources to improve your clinical practice.

Acute Care 101: Lines, Leads, and Lab Values Oh My!

Lines, leads, and lab values oh my! The world of inpatient acute care can be medically complex, intimidating, and difficult to navigate with an occupation-based approach. Have no fear! Our panel of occupational therapy advanced practitioners are here to help! These wizards of acute care best practices represent four different healthcare organizations across the state and will share their expertise in how to prepare for and succeed as a level II fieldwork student, as an entry level clinician, or as an experienced clinician who is new to the acute care setting. The panel will identify evidence-based resources and tools to empower clinical competencies and confidence, share acute care case studies in the acute care context of clients and student scenarios, outline clinical competencies and soft skills required for acute care clinical readiness, and showcase program development and quality initiatives in their respective settings to elevate an occupation based approach within the interdisciplinary culture of acute care practice.

The Science of Tiny Snuggles: Foundations of Neonatal Therapy – Part 2

Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) require life sustaining intervention for weeks to months after birth. This intervention is remarkably stressful for both the infant, who is ill-equipped to handle life outside the womb, and for the parents who are filled with fear and stress due to the illness of their son or daughter. Knowledge of the unique developmental needs, sensory experiences, and methods of communication of preterm infants help occupational therapists maximize the occupational performance of both infant and family.

The Science of Tiny Snuggles: Foundations of Neonatal Therapy – Part 1

Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) require life sustaining intervention for weeks to months after birth. This intervention is remarkably stressful for both the infant, who is ill-equipped to handle life outside the womb, and for the parents who are filled with fear and stress due to the illness of their son or daughter. Knowledge of the unique developmental needs, sensory experiences, and methods of communication of preterm infants help occupational therapists maximize the occupational performance of both infant and family.

Rehabilitation of the Burn Patient

This course looks at the process of burn rehabilitation in the acute care phase of recovery from the occupational therapy perspective.