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Assessment and Treatment of Stroke - Web Link Archive

Description: Occupational therapists have identified the need for increased knowledge to improve consistency of practice in upper extremity stroke rehabilitation. A practical Toolkit was developed to assist with the clinical implementation of the upper extremity sections of the Canadian Best Practice Recommendations for Stroke Care. This Toolkit assists with clinical decision making, improves consistency of service delivery, educates clinicians in best practice and optimizes upper extremity function throughout the continuum of care. This webinar will provide an overview of the contents of the Toolkit, including practical resources, and how you can use it in your practice.

This purchase is for the January 12, 2016 Lunch & Learn webinar presentation web link archive. The archive purchase will be in the format of a web-based link that will be emailed to you separately in the following business days.

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Ayres Sensory Integration: Evidence and Systematic Guide

Description: Autism is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders affecting 1/66 children. Many persons with autism have difficulty processing and integrating sensory information affects functional skills including daily living skills, socialization and academic learning. Occupational therapists have expertise in enabling participation, and one approach that occupational therapists use is sensory integration. In fact, sensory integration is one of the most frequently requested interventions to address sensory issues and participation challenges by parent of children with autism. This webinar will provide an overview of the principles of sensory integration and their usefulness for children with autism, as well as demonstrate the use of Data Driven Decision Making (Schaaf, 2014) as a framework for addressing these participation challenges and systematically measuring their outcomes. Participants will be introduced to a clinical guidebook that can be utilized to implement these strategies in everyday practice. The information presented in this webinar is based on a randomized control trial of occupational therapy using sensory integration (Schaaf, et al, 2014) published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders and funded by The Autism Speaks Foundation.

This purchase is for the April 28, 2015 Lunch & Learn webinar presentation web link archive. The archive purchase will be in the format of a web-based link that will be emailed to you separately in the following business days.

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L&L - 2 PART - What Every Occupational Therapist Should Know

What Every Occupational Therapist Should Know About Vision Impairment in Older Adults - TWO PART SERIES
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Presenter: Mary Warren
Description: Nearly 25% of older adults have a vision impairment that affects the ability to complete activities of daily living. Occupational therapy practitioners frequently encounter older adults with vision impairment while providing rehabilitation for another condition. This webinar will provide the generalist occupational therapist with skills needed to recognize signs of vision loss in their older clients, screen for vision impairment, provide appropriate occupation-based interventions and identify when to refer clients for specialized low vision services.

This purchase is for the May 10 & 17, 2016 Lunch & Learn webinar presentation web link archive. The archive purchase will be in the format of a web-based link that will be emailed to you separately in the following business days.

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L&L - A Survival Guide for an Occupation-Focused Therapist

A Survival Guide for an Occupation-Focused Therapist: Strategies to Strengthen Occupation in Practice
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Presenter: Amelia Di Tommaso
Description: In current occupational therapy practice the link to our core philosophy is not always explicit. It can be challenging for individual therapists to maintain an occupation-focus due to the pressures of modern health care settings. However, it is important that we reclaim our expert knowledge to advance our profession into the future.
Strategies, developed using the latest literature and anecdotal experiences, will be presented to reclaim, or maintain, the centrality of occupation in practice. Practical examples and experiences of implementation will be discussed. Also presented will be resources and networks to enable therapists to re-engage with occupation and occupation-focused practice.

This purchase is for the March 22, 2016 Lunch & Learn webinar presentation web link archive. The archive purchase will be in the format of a web-based link that will be emailed to you separately in the following business days.

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L&L - Age-friendly conference calls - Combating the impact o

Age-friendly conference calls - Combating the impact of senior isolation
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Presenters: Rachel Sokolsky
Description: Much like the goals for occupational therapy, the Seniors' Centre Without Walls program enables engagement in everyday life for isolated seniors, and can help occupational therapists find new ways of connecting patients to support programs. It is a support network that brings socialization opportunities, health/wellness information and educational seminars to those who are unable to leave home for extended periods. Through this webinar, we will take a look at the "With Walls" movement, the physical and mental health effects that isolation has on seniors, how conference calls can make a difference, and the specifics of the Ottawa program.

This purchase is for the August 23, 2016 Lunch & Learn webinar presentation web link archive. The archive purchase will be in the format of a web-based link that will be emailed to you separately in the following business days.

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L&L - Building Your Occupation-Focused Toolbox

Enhancing Occupational Therapy Practice Through Building Your Occupation-Focused Toolbox
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Presenters: Gail Fisher and Su Ren Wong
Description: Occupational therapists are often challenged to provide occupation-focused and client-centred care.This webinar will provide a brief overview and comparison of three commonly used occupation-focused models: the Canadian Model of Occupational Performance and Engagement, Person-Environment-Occupation-Performance Model and the Model of Human Occupation. Applying these models in practice using a case example will be facilitated and current resources linked to each model will be described. Incorporating these models into clinical practice will be discussed through illustrating how they can be integrated with commonly used frames of reference to provide a foundation for occupation-focused practice.

This purchase is for the August 16, 2016 Lunch & Learn webinar presentation web link archive. The archive purchase will be in the format of a web-based link that will be emailed to you separately in the following business days.

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$50.00
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$95.00
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L&L - Evidence-Based Financial Management Skills Assessment

Evidence-Based Financial Management Skills Assessment for Adults with Acquired Cognitive Impairments
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Presenter: Lisa Engel
Description: Financial management skills and judgments are needed everyday and tied to every area of adult life. It is a vital skill area, and is often limited in people with acquired cognitive impairments. Financial management errors can have calamitous economic consequences, but unduly removing a person's financial management independence may also result in negative repercussions related to the person's autonomy and occupational participation. Occupational Therapists assess the financial management skills of people with cognitive impairments, but often find this challenging. This webinar will provide information regarding the evidence-based assessment of financial management skills based on systematic reviews of the literature and the presenter's current research.

This purchase is for the June 28, 2016 Lunch & Learn webinar presentation web link archive. The archive purchase will be in the format of a web-based link that will be emailed to you separately in the following business days.

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$50.00
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L&L - Evidence-Based Health Literacy Training for OT Pros

Evidence-Based Health Literacy Training for Occupational Therapy Professionals
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Presenter: Cheryl Miller
Description: Health literacy has been defined as "the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions" (Selden et al., 2000). Occupational therapy professionals have an ethical and clinical obligation to become knowledgeable about health literacy to provide "effective and safe treatment" (Smith et al., 2011). During this webinar, practical health literacy assessment techniques, and intervention and practice strategies will be presented that will improve the occupational therapy professional's ability to communicate with clients and caregivers most effectively, which will improve the their ability to make appropriate health decisions and make good decisions regarding their health and health promotion.

This purchase is for the April 12, 2016 Lunch & Learn webinar presentation web link archive. The archive purchase will be in the format of a web-based link that will be emailed to you separately in the following business days.

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$50.00
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$95.00
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L&L - Falls Prevention in OT - Web Link Archive

Let's Take Action: Falls Prevention in an Occupational Therapy Practice
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Presenter: Connie Goodine and Rosalie Freund-Heritage
Description: Occupational therapists have a unique role to play in preventing falls, an issue that continues to be a huge health care concern for Canadians. This webinar will focus on the older adult population describing multifactorial interventions specific to certain diagnoses. Practical applications for clinicians in acute, community or continuing care settings will be provided with specific attention to the challenges of a rural practice. Several real case examples will be embedded to illustrate creative solutions. Resources that are cost-effective, easy to access, and readily available will be provided.

This purchase is for the October 20, 2015 Lunch & Learn webinar presentation web link archive. The archive purchase will be in the format of a web-based link that will be emailed to you separately in the following business days.

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$50.00
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$95.00
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L&L - Family Caregiver Training - Web Link Archive

Family Caregiver Training for Caregivers of People with Dementia: Bridging Research and Practice
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Presenter: Rosanne DiZazzo-Miller
Description: The World Health Organization identifies a lack of awareness and understanding of dementia, such as the impact on activities of daily living (ADLs), as a barrier that impacts caregivers and families physically, psychologically, and economically. Occupational therapists are trained to influence the health and well-being of caregivers along with the personal and environmental factors that contribute to performance of their caregiving role. This webinar will explore the effect of The Family Caregiver Training Program for caregivers of people with dementia. Discussion will include a review of the caregiving literature within occupational therapy, research outcomes, and implications for research and practice.

This purchase is for the March 8, 2016 Lunch & Learn webinar presentation web link archive. The archive purchase will be in the format of a web-based link that will be emailed to you separately in the following business days.

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$50.00
Price/prix:
$95.00
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