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Patient Management Following a Diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease
Presented by Christopher Voltmer, PT, DPT, PhD, NCS
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Course: #4801Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course addresses the evolution of the management and treatment of a patient following being diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. The goal of the course is to help a physical therapist in creating a unique approach as the patient goes through the different Hoehn and Yahr stages.

Ethics: A Clinical Perspective for Therapists
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, CFPS
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Course: #4693Level: Intermediate3 Hours
This seminar provides practical information about ethics from a clinical perspective. Basic principles of ethics as they relate to healthcare and physical therapy are reviewed. Behaviors that are considered unethical by most credentialing bodies are considered, as well as health care/therapy codes of ethics. The CELIBATE and RIPS methods for analyzing ethical dilemmas are reviewed with case studies to demonstrate use.

Bullying Among Older Adults: Not Just a Playground Problem
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, CFPS
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #4692Level: Introductory1 Hour
In this session, participants learn the definition and incidence of bullying in adult living communities and day centers, including what older adult bullying looks like in this population. Characteristics of older adult bullies, as well as their targets and gender differences, are explored. The reasons why bullying occurs, as well as the five different types of bullies, are defined. Interventions for the organization, the bully, and the target are reviewed to help communities minimize (and prevent, where possible) bullying and mitigate the effects on the target. Addressing bullying behavior among older adults is critically important for enhancing the quality of life and promoting emotional well-being; strategies to create caring and empathic communities for all residents and staff members are reviewed.

Concepts of Motivation in Physical Therapy Education and Clinical Practice
Presented by Dawn Brown, PT, DPT, EdD, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #4553Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will provide participants with a framework for finding motivation in their education and clinical roles within physical therapy. Motivation will be explored in terms of basic physiological needs and examining the essential question “why.”

Therapeutic Alliance
Presented by Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #4534Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Studies indicate that the ability of healthcare providers to form an optimal therapeutic alliance is more strongly correlated with patient outcomes at times than even the treatments chosen. This course covers what therapeutic alliance is and provides practical ideas on how to create a strong alliance or strengthen an existing alliance.

Let’s Talk Augmentative And Alternative Communication: Preparing For The ATP Exam
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #4621Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) in the context of preparing for the ATP examination is presented in this course. The course will address terminology as well as the HAAT model to explore key features including access, display layout, optimizing access, programming, mounting, and integration of systems.

Functional Exercise for the Older Adult With Dementia
Presented by Kevin Cezat, PT, DPT, GCS
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #4457Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course reviews current literature, definitions, and guidelines on dementia in older adults and its impact on physical activity and physical therapy practice. Recommended treatments, precautions, and contraindications when treating individuals with dementia and implementing functional exercise are also included.

Learning To Practice With Cultural Humility
Presented by Adeola Solaru, MSOT, OTR/L, Caitlin Rhoten, OTD, OTR/L
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #4513Level: Introductory1 Hour
Building a therapist's capacity to incorporate cultural humility into their everyday practice is the purpose of this course. It will also stress the importance of self-reflection to allow therapists to examine their attitudes on cultural humility and foster views about acceptance and inclusion to create more authentic and meaningful therapeutic relationships with their clients.

How to Win Authorization and Influence Reviewers: The Battle for More Visits
Presented by Mike Studer, PT, DPT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT, CSST, BFPCE, FAPTA
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #4417Level: Advanced1 Hour
Authorization denied. Are you tired of having your length of stay or your number of visits dictated by an impersonal algorithm, or an insurance reviewer that does not understand the "case" (person) that you are working with? Do you feel that you have lost control over your professional role and clinical decision-making about prognosis, intensity, and interventions? Are you experiencing burnout because of your battles with peer-to-peer reviews and forms? Finally, do you feel incapable and caught between payers, families, administrations, and policies - leaving you to blame for not advocating effectively enough for the people that you entered your profession to help and defend? Let's talk about how to win these battles, proactively, and restore your agency, trust, and peace.

The Role of Resilience in Alzheimer’s Dementia
Presented by Teresa Fair-Field, OTD, OTR/L
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #4425Level: Intermediate1 Hour
With current research focusing on resilience factors that may impact the presentation and severity of Alzheimer's, occupational therapists have an opportunity to activate an elder's best defense against the effects of dementia. This course focuses on health promotion activities to deploy across any adult/older adult population interested in building cognitive resilience in individual, group, and community health—even oneself!

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