October 11, 2018

1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

4.0 contact hours


Rehabilitation of the Aging Shoulder for Conservative and Post-Operative Conditions. An OT Perspective. Emphasizing Anatomy, Patient Education, Home Program, Light Manual Techniques and Adaptive Ergonomics for the Shoulder’s Protection and Longevity
Ernest Michaud OTR/L, CHT
Shoulder rehab for those receiving arthroplasties for all types of disorders: from fractures to osteoarthritis to rotator cuff loss.  Patient focused rehabilitation over hands on focused treatment with precautions, home program, expectations and improving your communication for the patient to make the best of what they have for comfort and functional reach. Content: Health and Wellness, Rehabilitation, Disability and Participation Clinical and Professional Issues. Audience: OT, OTA, OT Student, OTA Student.  Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced.

P2 Using the Sensory Modulation Program To Advance Community Based Occupational Therapy Interventions: Treating Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Other Behavioral Health Disorders
Miranda Tippie MOT, OTR/L, QMHS, CDCA
Creating treatment using the sensory modulation program created by Tina Champagne to enhance treatment with individuals with PTSD and other behavioral health concerns. Initiating treatment with sensory and trauma based assessments ad proceeding to treatment via unique sensory approaches leading to a sensory diet, effective sensory tool kits, and utilization of sensory spaces. Content: Mental Health. Audience: OT, OTA, OT Student, OTA Student.  Level: Intermediate.

P3 Functional Framework: Assessment and Treatment of Complex Neurological and Neuromuscular Conditions in Pediatrics
Bonnie Boenig, M.Ed, OT/L, C/NDT
This pre-conference course is designed for the clinician who provides occupational therapy for children, adolescents, and young adults with diagnoses of developmental neurological or neuromuscular origin. The presenter will provide an overview of treatment approach options available, including NDT, Sensory Integration, Myofascial Release, Manual Therapies, Kinesiotaping, review current scientific and clinical evidence, and offer a clinical decision-making framework for assessment, goal setting and determining models of intervention. Video case studies and interactive problem-solving format will provide participants with clinical decision guidelines for determining frequency setting in treatment planning, and for choosing and blending treatment strategies and approaches. Content: Pediatrics. Audience: OT, OTA, OT Student, OTA Student. Level: Beginner, Intermediate.

P4 Wellness and Health Promotion for Chronic Conditions
Lynda Robinson OT/L RYT-500hr
To assess and utilize yoga as an intervention in your Occupational Therapy practice, the practitioner must develop a personal program.  As a master yoga teacher once said, "Teach from your own experience.".  Learn how yoga stretches lessen pain in chronic conditions by coordinating movement and breath.  Identify nonpharmacological pain management techniques for chronic conditions using yoga practices such as stretches, breathing and meditation. Identify specific yoga techniques for promoting healthy behaviors in developing a personal home yoga exercise program. Learn how yoga interventions apply to health promotion and wellness programs within your Occupational Therapy practice. Content: Health and Wellness Productive Aging. Audience: OT, OTA, OT Student, OTA Student.  Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced.

Please note that there will be NO onsite registration.