Events

Course: Pediatric Medical Based OT

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child in hospital This course was designed for occupational therapists interested in expanding their knowledge of the roles of OT in pediatric medical settings. We will guide you through the occupational therapy process of referral, evaluation, documentation, intervention planning and discharge. You will explore child and family centered care, reimbursement, and ethical considerations in practice. Best practice, learner friendly and state-of-the art instructional design supports learner and instructor communication.

Offered on a continuous on-demand open schedule. For more information and to register, visit learning.umn.edu.

McGee and Johnson to Participate at State Fair Event

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Friday, September 1, 2017 - 9:00am to Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 3:00pm
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Corey McGee, PhD, OTR/L (OT and RSC faculty member), Leah Johnson, MA, OTR/L (Rehabilitation Science PhD Student), and their collaborators in the Fairview Orthopaedics Hand Therapy Center will be studying the movement of the thumb in healthy handed adolescents aged 13-21 at this year's Minnesota State Fair. Their research team will be present at the U of MN's Driven to Discover Building on Friday, 9/1, and Saturday 9/2, from 9am-3pm. Read more about this 5-10 minute study, "Sun's Out, Thumb's Out" and share with family and friends. Compensation for participants' time will be provided. They look forward to seeing you there!

Course: Introduction to School-Based Practice

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schoolThis course is designed for occupational therapists interested in expanding their knowledge about the role of OT in school-based settings. It provides information about current legislation affecting practice including IDEA and the evolution of NCLB (No Child Left Behind) to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The course includes information about best practice including the updated OT Practice Framework 3rd Edition and practice strategies with children with autism, learning disability, and behavioral disorders. Cultural diversity and issues of ethical practice are included in the review of the referral process from screening to evaluation to IEP planning.

Offered on a continuous on-demand open schedule. For more information and to register, visit learning.umn.edu.

Seeking Persons Post-Stroke with Limited Use of Their Affected Arm

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Have you had:
  • A stroke 3 months or longer ago?
  • Strength/range of motion limitations in your affected arm?

You may be eligible for a study that seeks to investigate the usefulness of a forearm rotation splint that may assist you manage daily activities more easily. The treatment sessions are guided by the occupational therapy task-oriented approach.

Study duration: 15 weeks
  • 6 weeks at your home and
  • 3hrs/week treatment for 6 weeks at Room 520, Children Rehabilitation Building, East Bank campus of the University of Minnesota
Cost:
  • No cost to participate and
  • You will be reimbursed for travel

If you have questions or would like to sign up for a screening session, please contact:

Chih-Huang (Jeffrey) Yu
Office: (612) 626-2443
Email: yuxxx648@umn.edu

Approved by UMN IRB March 8, 2017.

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