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Cognitive Technologies: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 26, 2016

This course presents cognitive technologies which are designed to increase independence and safety for clients with cognitive impairments. Content includes definitions and categories of equipment, as...   Read More


Assessment: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 27, 2016

The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Assistive Technology Assessment. This module will cover...   Read More


Access: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 27, 2016

This course presents a variety of access methods with definitions, clinical indicators, facilitators and programming. This information is then applied to a variety of Assistive Technology devices.   Read More


Office Ergonomics: A Step-by-Step Guideline to Assessing the Office Workstation

Kelly Ingram-Mitchell, PT, MPT, CEAS, CWcHP

August 18, 2016

This course is a transcript of a live webinar, Office Ergonomics: A Step-by-Step Guideline to Assessing the Office Workstation by Kelly Ingram-Mitchell, PT, MPT, CEAS, CWcHP. Please follow along with...   Read More

 


Gaming in Stroke Rehabilitation

Deborah Espy, PT, PhD

July 7, 2016

The following text is an edited transcript of a live webinar titled “Gaming in Stroke Rehabilitation”. Please follow along with course handouts to ensure understanding of material. Gami...   Read More


Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Physical Therapy Interventions: An Attempt to Limit Debilitating Symptoms

Jennifaye V. Brown, PhD, PT, NCS

June 30, 2016

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Physical Therapy Interventions: An Attempt to Limit Debilitating Symptoms.The participant will be able to accurately describe the pathophysiology of ALS.The participant w...   Read More


Evacuation Considerations for Special Needs Populations

Amy M. Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS

May 31, 2016

Learner Outcomes The participant will be able to identify at least three agencies involved in evacuating special needs populationsThe participant will be able to define the four elements of evacuation...   Read More


A Comprehensive Review of Current Physical Therapy Treatment for the Lumbar Spine

Ellen Pong, DPT, MOT, BA

May 27, 2016

ObjectivesThe participant will be able to identify at least three difficulties in selecting effective physical therapy treatments for patients with low back pain.The participant will be able to identi...   Read More


A HIIT for all Populations

Lori Sherlock, Ed.D, MS, ATRIC, AEA Fitness Specialist, CSCS

October 31, 2015

Editor’s Note: This text-based course is a transcript of the webinar, A HIIT for all Populations, presented by Lori Sherlock, Ed.D., C.S.C.S., A.T.R.I.C., AEA Aquatic Exercise Specialist. Dr....   Read More

 


Seating: Matching Client Needs to Product

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 21, 2015

Today's webinar is Seating: Matching Client Needs to Product. We are going to be talking about various categories of seating systems, including primary support surfaces, the seat and the back, seconda...   Read More


An Overview of Electronic Aids to Daily Living

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 20, 2015

As we move through this topic of Electronic Aids to Daily Living or EADLs, we are going to cover various categories of these basic EADLs, and multifunction EADLs, and will define what those terms mean...   Read More


Wheelchair Seating Assessment

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 15, 2015

We will talking about the evaluation team, evaluation of the client's current posture and current equipment, and really getting into the heart of the seating assessment. We will examine in detail the...   Read More


Seating Interventions

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 13, 2015

In today's webinar we are going to be concentrating on three different things. We are going to quickly go through some information about pressure. Pressure is a big deal when it comes to wheelchair se...   Read More


Upper Limb Prosthetic Rehabilitation for OTs: Management and Resources

October 2, 2015

This is the fourth and final in the series that is based upon an understanding on the types of limb deficiency and loss, the diverse technologies available, the approaches to evaluation which we learn...   Read More


Upper Limb Prosthetic Rehabilitation for Occupational Therapists: Evaluation

October 1, 2015

When you see a client hopefully they have already seen a prosthetist. If not, you are going to be instrumental in helping them to find one. That being said, your recommendations based on what you find...   Read More


Upper Limb Prosthetic Rehabilitation for Occupational Therapists: Understanding Technology

September 30, 2015

Occupational therapy is a critical component of upper limb prosthetic rehabilitation. The problem, as I shared last week, is that occupational therapists may rarely see an individual with amputation....   Read More


Upper Limb Prosthetic Rehabilitation for Occupational Therapists: An Introduction

September 29, 2015

What does prosthetic rehabilitation involve? It goes beyond the basics of preparing the residual limb and the actual prosthetic training of opening and closing a terminal device. It also includes aspe...   Read More


Overview of Computer and Tablet Access

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 11, 2015

Today we will be covering computer and tablet access for clients who are unable to use standard access methods, like a standard keyboard and mouse. Traditionally on tablets, we use a finger on the dis...   Read More


Power Mobility

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 10, 2015

In this course, we are going to focus on power mobility. Generally, we look at power when other mobility categories do not meet a client’s mobility needs.   Read More


Power Wheelchair Assessment: Mobility Training as a Part of the School Day

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

March 3, 2015

Within the school setting, we have a couple of challenges. First of all, a student may bring a power chair to school right after it has been delivered by the equipment supplier, and that might be beca...   Read More