Category Archives: Occupational Therapy

Free CEUs, contact hours approved by AOTA, NBCOT

Free CE for OT- Educating Caregivers of Persons with Huntington’s Disease

Education of Caregivers of Persons with Huntington’s Disease Discuss how the motor symptoms associated with Huntington’s disease affect ADL performance. Be able to suggest coping strategies for the various cognitive and neuropsychiatric changes that often manifest in patients with Huntington’s … Continue reading

Posted in Occupational Therapy | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free CE for OT- Preparing the Home After Discharge from Hospital

Hospital to Home Preparation for Seniors– The costs of hospital readmissions—physical, financial, and emotional—are staggering. If you have a client who is about to return home from a hospital stay, or are a caregiver to an older adult in this … Continue reading

Posted in Occupational Therapy | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

December 2016 Newsletter: Subscribe Today – It’s Free!

Our Latest Monthly Newsletters Were Published Today! Don’t Miss the Next Issue, Subscribe Today! To View December 2016 Editions, Click Any Link Below: Medicine: Pharmacisits, Therapists, Social Workers, Dieticians, Case Managers Nursing Advanced Practice: Physicians & Nurse Practitioners

Posted in Certified Nursing Assistant, Dietary Manager, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacist, Physical Therapy, Physician, Registered Dietitian, Respiratory Therapy, Sleep Tech, Social Work, Speech Therapy | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free CE for OT- Home Safety in Huntington’s Disease

Promoting Home Safety in Huntington’s Disease– Identify intrinsic factors that compromise home safety in people with Huntington’s disease. Identify extrinsic factors that compromise home safety in people with Huntington’s disease. Identify strategies to improve home safety in people with Huntington’s … Continue reading

Posted in Occupational Therapy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free CE for OT- Intro to Huntington’s Disease

Introduction to Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) and Huntington’s Disease– This module provides background on Huntington’s Disease including the basic symptomology of disease progression, its genetic nature and current treatment options for motor and psychiatric symptoms, and the role … Continue reading

Posted in Occupational Therapy | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free CE for OT- Caring for Someone With Alzheimer’s

Caring for Someone With Alzheimers Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias present unique caregiving challenges. This web seminar offers approaches for how to care for people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias. Rather than focus on Alzheimer’s symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and possible … Continue reading

Posted in Occupational Therapy | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free CEU for OT- Senior Citizens & Driving

Seniors and Driving– Families slowly transition their teenagers into driving, but most likely don’t think about transitioning their older loved ones out of driving. As a result, the decision to give up the car keys often is the result of a … Continue reading

Posted in Occupational Therapy | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Insights Into Preventing Bullying- Free CE for OT

2015 Conference Welcome & Keynote Address: Queen Bees and Wannabes: Insights Into Preventing Bullying– Rosalind Wiseman, whose book Queen Bees and Wannabes was the inspiration for the movie Mean Girls, is a well known expert on effective (and sometimes surprising) ways … Continue reading

Posted in Occupational Therapy | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free CE for OT- Medication Managment for Seniors

Seniors and Medication Management– Research conducted by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network, indicates that as the number of prescription medications a person ages 70 or older takes increases, so do challenges with medication management and … Continue reading

Posted in Occupational Therapy | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free AOTA CEUs for OT- Wounded Warriors & the Art of Independence

2014 Conference Welcome & Keynote Address: The Wounded Warrior and the Art of Independence– The use of occupation based practice has been the foundation for recovery in the lives of our wounded service members. This year’s keynote will tell the story … Continue reading

Posted in Occupational Therapy | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free CE for OT- Wound Treatments

Improved Outcomes in Wound Management- Wound Treatments A review of basic principles of wound haling, wound assessment, multidisciplinary approaches, and more. Identify indications for treatment selection. List precautions and contraindications for treatments.   1.0 Free CEUs for Occupational Therapists

Posted in Occupational Therapy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free CE for OT- The Emotional Aspects of Caregiving and Solutions to Deal With Them

Understanding the Emotional Aspects of Caregiving– Caregiving can be an emotionally intense experience. Many caregivers can experience negative feelings, which they may bury or deny; doing this can lead to unhealthy emotional and physical, states. If you are a caregiver, or … Continue reading

Posted in Occupational Therapy | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dizziness in Elders- Free CE for Occupational Therapists

Dizziness in Elders– Defined and Differentiated- At one time or other, most people have experienced dizziness, one of the vaguest complaints health professionals face in practice, because what each person calls dizziness differs greatly. Some describe it as poor balance, … Continue reading

Posted in Occupational Therapy | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Home Safety for Seniors- Free CE for OT

Home Safety for Seniors– If you’re worried about the safety of your older adult clients at home, it could be for good reason. Falls are among the leading causes of injury and death at home. Simple home modifications can reduce accidents … Continue reading

Posted in Occupational Therapy | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free CE for OT- Hospice and Palliative Care

Supporting Families through Hospice and Palliative Care No family looks forward to facing the end of life with a loved one. Challenges for family caregivers run the gamut from physical and emotional strain to psychological stress. This web seminar will … Continue reading

Posted in Occupational Therapy | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Recovering From Long Lie Time After a Fall- Free CEUs for OT

Complications Resulting from Long Lie Times After a Fall – Falls in older adults have become an epidemic problem that jeopardizes seniors’ chances to live independently. Every year in the U.S., one out of three people age 65 and over … Continue reading

Posted in Occupational Therapy | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Role of Timing in the Brain- Free AOTA CEUs for Occupational Therapists

Introduction to Clinical Application of IM– This informative presentation will challenge you to think about the effectiveness & efficiency of the services you provide to your patients and students. There are numerous peer-reviewed clinical studies that clarify the role of timing … Continue reading

Posted in Occupational Therapy | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome- Free AOTA CEU for Occupational Therapists

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome List all of the criteria required to establish work-relatedness for an occupational disease. Describe the risk factors that may help prevent Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). Understand the symptoms and signs of CRPS. Explain the treatment … Continue reading

Posted in Occupational Therapy | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment