Continuing Education Listing

Title of Event:
Cognitive Assessment in Occupational Therapy

 

Contact Name:
Chanyne Cupil

Organization:
Charlotte AHEC

Date(s) of Event:
03/08/2019

Location / Venue for Event:
Charlotte AHEC - 5039 Airport Center Drive, Bldg. K - Charlotte, NC 28208

Preferred Website Link:
https://www.charlotteahec.org/continuing-professional-development/event.cfm?eventid=57170

Summary of Event:
This program provides an overview of various types of cognitive screenings and assessments used in occupational therapy and differentiates the purpose of cognitive assessment related to occupational performance from other disciplines' reasons for assessing cognitive capabilities. Examples will be drawn primarily from adult practice in OT and will cover neurological and older adult populations.

Instructor:Jennifer "Jenny" Womack, MA, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Department of Allied Health Sciences.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to: Identify occupational performance deficits, as well as cognitive capabilities assessed with various types of tools. Differentiate the characteristics of cognitive assessments developed in occupational therapy practice from other types of measures. Relate cognitive abilities to occupational performance and the results of cognitive assessments to associated performance deficits.

 

Title of Event:
Kinesio Taping® Assessments, Fundamental Concepts and Techniques (KT1 & KT2 / Day 1, Day 2)

 

Contact Name:
Chanyne Cupil

Organization:
Charlotte AHEC

Date(s) of Event:
March 8 - 9, 2019

Location / Venue for Event:
Charlotte AHEC

Summary of Event:
This two-day course designed to introduce participants to the science, assessment and application techniques of the Kinesio Taping® Method. Lecture Tutorials of the history, science and theory of stimulus transmission through skin and resulting therapeutic benefit across efferent and afferent systems is reviewed. Corrections for Epidermis, Dermis, Fascia, Space, and Muscle in case study format are presented. Lecture and demonstration by the instructor, then participants perform the Manual Assessments and Movement Assessments. Discussion of the assessment flow charts to determine correct applications and general progression of treatment clinically. *** Please check Charlotte AHEC website for Kinesio University Seminar Requirements***Deadline to Register is February 14, 2019.

 

Title of Event:
FOOD, FUNCTION, AND FEEDING: A COLLABORATIVE APPROACH TO PEDIATRIC FEEDING DIFFICULTIES SYMPOSIUM

 

Contact Name:
Stephanie McAdams

Organization:
UNC HOSPITALS

Date(s) of Event:
Friday, March 8, 2019

Location / Venue for Event:
William and Ida Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Preferred Website Link:
http://tinyurl.com/yc7ka5rg

Summary of Event:
Presented by: UNC Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology,UNC Hospital’s Rehabilitation Therapy Department,UNC Hospital’s Nutrition Department

Description: Food, Function, and Feeding: A Collaborative Approach to Pediatric Feeding Difficulties takes education to a new level with presentations that will maximize the knowledge base and skill set of physicians, nurses, therapists, case managers, and other allied healthcare professionals involved in the care of children with complex feeding disorders. This conference will address medical, psychosocial, and rehabilitation issues experienced by children with feeding difficulties and will focus on ways to maximize their medical and functional status. Expert faculty will discuss relevant topics to allow participants to broaden their knowledge base and improve patient care.

Objectives: Describe interdisciplinary approach to children with feeding difficulties, including medical, nutritional, motor, and behavioral assessment and treatment. Describe pertinent history taking and medical interventions for children with feeding difficulties. Identify different types and rationale for use of special formulas in children with feeding difficulties.Assess oral-motor pattern and function and recommend safe diet where child will be successful.

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Sherri Shubin Cohen is the Medical Director of the Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Center and Program Director of the Nutrition Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  She has been at CHOP since 2004.  She is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania.  She received her medical degree from the Temple University School of Medicine.  She completed a residency in Pediatrics at the University of Maryland and a residency in General Preventive Medicine, including receiving a Master in Public Health, from the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health. Suzanne Thoyre, RN, PhD is a Professor of the School of Nursing. She has an extensive background as a neonatal nurse and her research and continuing education activities focus on helping nurses and families partner more effectively with infants and young children as they learn how to eat. Her nursing research and clinical interests are in the area of development, taking both a physiological and behavioral approach to understanding the feeding problems of preterm infants. She is a founding member of the Feeding Flock.

UNC Feeding Team: Maureen Kelly, MSN, CPNP, Victoria Powell (Tori), MSN, CPNP, Kristen Cole, MSN, CPNP Kristen (Krisi) Brackett MS SLP-CCC, Sarah Studley, MS, SLP-CCC, Kelly Brower, RD, LDN, CSP Sharon Wallace, RD, CSP, LDN,  Kerry Gibson, RD, LDN, CNSC.

Make check payable to UNC Hospital’s Rehabilitation Therapies . All checks must be received by 3/7/2019. Mail To: UNC Hospitals Rehabilitation Therapies Department, Attn: Stephanie McAdams, NC Memorial Hospital, Campus Box # 7200101 Manning Drive, Room W1000 Chapel Hill, NC 27514. To register 

 

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Title of Event:
#114 Donatelli’s Pathophysiology and Mechanics of the Shoulder with Lab

 

Contact Name:
Scott Boston

Organization:
Motivations, Inc.

Date(s) of Event:
July 13 -July 14, 2019

Location / Venue for Event:
Hampton Inn & Suites Phillips Place

Preferred Website Link:
www.Motivationsceu.com

Summary of Event:
Robert Donatelli’s new edition of the shoulder course is developed from the most current research and clinical findings, and has been recognized nationally as a proven, effective and tested approach for shoulder rehabilitation.The use of special tests and a review of essential systems to distinguish musculoskeletal dysfunction from medical pathology will be covered. This course will teach therapists those skills necessary in making a thorough evaluation of the shoulder and Upper Q, and then designing a rehabilitation program based upon the examination findings.

 

Title of Event:
#405 ICU Rehabilitation Care...Examination and Treatment Tools for Optimum Results

Contact Name:
Scott Boston

Organization:
Motivations, Inc.

Date(s) of Event:
Saturday, May 18, 2019

Location / Venue for Event:
WakeMed

Preferred Website Link:
www.Motivationsceu.com

Summary of Event:
Data in the literature strongly supports the importance of early and frequent mobilization of the patient in the ICU environment, However, treating in the ICU can be quite intimidating, especially to the novice and even sometimes the experienced physical therapist. Medically complex patients challenge therapists to use high level clinical decision making skills to ensure optimal patient treatment while maintaining patient safety. This course will provide therapists with an overview of examination and treatment tools that can be used to optimize patient outcomes while maintaining safety and efficiency in a highly complex medical environment.

 
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