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Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, OTR/L
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #4120Level: Introductory1 Hour
Harassment, and more specifically, sexual harassment, is illegal. This course reviews the definition of sexual harassment, ways to prevent harassment, and what to do should harassment occur in the workplace. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

A New Era: From EADLs to Alexa!
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #3699Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Electronic Aids to Daily Living provide an alternative means of controlling devices, primarily within the home environment, including audiovisual equipment, lighting, and thermostats. Advances in consumer home automation technologies have opened new control opportunities for people with disabilities. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Dementia Management: Techniques for Staging and Intervention
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, OTR/L
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #3649Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This seminar provides an overview of types of dementia including characteristics at each stage, protocols for staging clients with dementia and related treatment strategies. Documentation and treatment planning based on dementia staging results is reviewed. Behavior management and communication strategies for this population are discussed as well as techniques for nursing to follow. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Wheelchair Seating: Considerations For The Hands Dependent Sitter
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3576Level: Advanced1 Hour
Wheelchair seating is designed to provide postural support and alignment, stability for function and mitigate pressure issues. This course will address assessment and intervention when working with a client who can only sit with the support of their hands, referred to as the ‘hands-dependent’ sitter.

Tennessee Jurisprudence
Presented by Calista Kelly, PT, DPT, ACEEAA, Cert. MDT
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Course: #3842Level: Introductory2 Hours
Tennessee physical therapists and physical therapist assistants are required to participate in a two hour course on the laws that affect the practice of physical therapy in Tennessee. This course reviews various legal authorities which impact the practice of physical therapy in Tennessee.

Wheelchair Seating: Considerations for the Hands-Free Sitter
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3585Level: Advanced1 Hour
Wheelchair seating is designed to provide postural support and alignment, stability for function and mitigate pressure issues. This course will address assessment and intervention when working with a client who can sit without the support of their hands, referred to as the ‘hands-free’ sitter.

Wheelchair Mobility: Power Add On Options And Use For Manual Wheelchairs
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #3570Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will present alternate manual wheelchair drive mechanisms, including non-powered and powered options to increase manual wheelchair efficiency and decrease pain and injury risk. These drive mechanisms increase the force of each handrim stroke for increased travel as well as force to overcome slopes and uneven terrain.

Pain Management in Long Term Care
Presented by Todd Olson, OTR/L
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #3376Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course focuses on pain management programming in the long-term care setting from a therapist perspective as well as the interdisciplinary team approach. Participants will be able to define the classifications of pain, discuss how and why to implement pain management programming, understand the assessment process, identify skilled treatment options including a review of physical agents, and understand the components skilled documentation. This course is directly related to the practice physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Wheelchair Mobility: Ultralight Configuration And Propulsion
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #3575Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will present an appropriate configuration of ultralight manual wheelchairs to optimize self-propulsion efficiency. Increased efficiency decreases the risk of repetitive stress injuries and pain, as well as improves function.

The Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS) Certification: An Overview
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #3586Level: Advanced1 Hour
The Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS) certification recognizes competence in assessment and intervention. This course will cover what this certification is, who the SMS is designed for, why it was developed, why the SMS may be beneficial to a clinician and how to acquire this certification.