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Assistive Technology CEU Courses for PTs

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Empowering Practice: Validating Outcomes in Evidence-Based Clinical Practice
Presented by Lisa Kenyon, PT, PhD, PCS
Live WebinarTue, Jan 9, 2018 at 8:00 pm EST
Course: #2935 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Given the ever increasing demands for evidence-based therapeutic outcomes, clinicians often grapple with how to effectively evaluate client-centered outcomes of seating and mobility interventions. This session will introduce the use of single-subject research designs (SSRDs) as a way to promote evidence-based evaluation of outcomes through a clinically oriented yet rigorous approach that allows clinicians to quantitatively evaluate and validate outcomes within their everyday practice.

Accessibility Consultation, Environmental Modifications, and Universal Design
Presented by Shoshana Shamberg, OTR/L, MS, FAOTA
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2897 Level: Advanced2 Hours
Accessibility consultation is a growing specialty for medical and design/build professionals. This training program provides a common language and understanding of the specialized knowledge and skills needed to implement a team approach to service delivery. Crucial knowledge includes UD design principles, legislative compliance, design/build problems/solutions, and specialized products to promote safety, independence and quality of life for both caregivers and consumers. Using case studies and a multi-media format, practical applications and problem solving strategies using a team bulding approach will be presented to help eliminate environmental barriers using universal design principles.

Bowel Dysfunction and Why it Matters to the General Orthopedic Patients and Athletes
Presented by Susan Clinton, PT, DScPT, OCS, WCS, FAAOMPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2700 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This session will align pelvic health bowel dysfunction and Its implications on the effects of thoracolumbar/ hip diagnosis in the general and athletic outpatient population. It is time to widen the screen and look at the convergent neurological factors that link spinal dysfunction to bowel health and present current research evidence and clinical practice guidelines to help clinicians recognize the implications of physiological drivers, and understand when to treat and when to refer. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

Switch Assessment
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2818 Level: Advanced2 Hours
Assistive technology provides independence in the areas of mobility, communication, education, vocation, and activities of daily living. To benefit from this technology, the client must be able to access it. This course addresses one access method, switches, and how to determine the best switch location and type to match a client’s needs.

Wheelchair Seating for Kids: What's Different?
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2729 Level: Advanced2 Hours
The goals of wheelchair seating are to provide adequate postural support, stability, alignment, function, and pressure relief. Children are not just miniature adults and additional factors must be considered to achieve successful outcomes.

Service Delivery: Preparing for the ATP Exam
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2620 Level: Introductory1 Hour
The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Service Delivery. This module will cover the content area including ethics, standards of practice, information resources, service delivery systems and roles, consumer empowerment, quality assurance, outcomes, product development and liability.

Legislation: Preparing for the ATP Exam
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2618 Level: Introductory1 Hour
The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Legislation. This module will cover the content area including key legislation over the years and the implications for people with disabilities who use assistive technology. A variety of funding sources will also be explored.

Editor's Note:This is no longer information covered on the newly revised ATP examination, however legislation is still very important to keep in mind in the United States as this impacts funding and service delivery.

Sensory Technologies: Preparing for the ATP Exam
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2630 Level: Introductory1 Hour
The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Sensory Technologies. This module will cover the content area including technologies for people who are hard of hearing, deaf, have low vision, are blind or who are deaf blind.

Recreational Technologies: Preparing for the ATP Exam
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2625 Level: Introductory1 Hour
The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Recreational Technologies. This module will cover the content area including recreational technologies for people who have motor, cognitive, and/or sensory impairments. Areas addressed include play, games, sports, and exercise.

Alternative and Augmentative Communication: Preparing for the ATP Exam
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2633 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course presents Alternative and Augmentative Communication. Definitions, terminology, access methods and strategies to optimize use will be addressed. Mounting and interfacing with power wheelchairs will also be presented.