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Manual Mobility for Self-Propulsion
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2291Level: Introductory1 Hour
Most manual wheelchairs are designed for self-propulsion. A number of categories are available, however, including Standard, Standard Hemi, Lightweight, Ultra Lightweight, Pediatric, Bariatric and specialty frames. This course will systematically explore each category with clinical indicators, as well as optimal frame configuration to increase propulsion efficiency and reduce risk of repetitive stress injury.

Power Mobility
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2678Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will present power mobility options for those unable to self-propel a manual wheelchair. Mobility options include scooters and power wheelchairs. When recommending a power wheelchair, the clinician must determine readiness, seating, driving method, power seating and other features. This course will present various options with clinical indicators.

Dependent Mobility
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2286Level: Introductory1 Hour
Dependent mobility devices are not designed for self-propulsion. These include adaptive strollers, transport chairs, tilt in space manual wheelchairs, reclining manual wheelchairs and standard manual wheelchairs. For very small children, adaptive strollers are often required to meet positional and dependent mobility needs. Other dependent mobility bases, such as transport chairs and standard wheelchairs, are used for quick trips or for temporary use. Clients may also use a dependent mobility base as a back-up to a power wheelchair.

OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens
Presented by Kathy Moghadas, RN, CLRM, CHCC, CHBC, CPC
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2068Level: Introductory1 Hour
The OSHA’s Revised Bloodborne Pathogens Standard Course discuses bloodborne pathogens, the seven methods of compliance and OSHA’s Revised Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. Needle stick injuries and occurrences will be reviewed and ways to protect oneself will be discussed. This course educates the learner on transmission of bloodborne pathogens in the work place and how best to protect themselves. US rules, regulations and laws contribute to the foundation of this course.

Introduction to Cascade Dafo and Fast Fit Orthoses
Presented by Loretta Sheldon, COA, CFO
Recorded Webinar
Course: #1809Level: Introductory2 Hours
This distance learning course provides an introduction to Cascade Dafo and an overview of the philosophy behind dynamic lower extremity bracing for pediatric patients. The course also discussed Cascade Dafo's prefabricated Fast Fit orthotic solutions and examines which common pediatric gait deviations can be addressed with Fast Fit products.

Trigger Finger: An Evidence Based Approach to Assessment and Conservative Treatment
Presented by Dianna Lunsford, OTD, M.Ed, OTR/L, CHT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2171Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This webinar will take an evidenced based approach to conservative management of trigger finger (stenosing tenosynovitis). This will include assessments and interventions to manage symptoms as cited in the literature.

Medical Errors: An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth A Pound of Cure
Presented by Brigette Cuffia, PT, JD
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #3401Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course introduces physical therapists/physical therapist assistants to their role in the prevention and reduction of medical errors. Current topics relevant to differential diagnosis, autonomous practice, and ethics will be addressed. Clinical examples and everyday practice will be emphasized. Please note the presenter had internet connection issues throughout the live course and are evident in the recording.

Power Wheelchair Assessment: Mobility Training as a Part of the School Day
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2196Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The average teenager spends 40 supervised driving hours before even taking a motor vehicle test. Mobility training optimizes power wheelchair use for clients of all ages and abilities. This webinar will present a variety of mobility training strategies.

Domestic Violence: What a Healthcare Professional Needs to Know
Presented by Nannette Hanlin, RN
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #2131Level: Introductory2 Hours
Domestic violence can affect anyone, regardless of income, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. It is shown that domestic violence costs the United States billions of dollars per year. Many reports say that one in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. Domestic violence occurs in same-sex relationships, and men can be victims as well. Understanding the warning signs and prevention techniques may help to decrease the prevalence in the United States. US rules, regulations and laws contribute to the foundation of this course.

Assessing Upper Extremity Function and Symptoms: Use of the DASH and the QuickDASH
Presented by Sue Dahl-Popolizio, DBH, OTR/L, CHT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2182Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This webinar will provide an overview of the DASH and the QuickDASH upper extremity assessment and outcome measure tools. The statistical support for the use of these tools will be discussed, as well as their practicality and applicability in a therapy practice.