This online 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).
Online component began on April 28, 2020. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have changed the face-to-face session to a synchronous Zoom format that will begin on Saturday July 11th (from 9:00 a.m. - noon and then 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.). The rest of the synchronous sessions will take place on Tuesdays throughout the summer. The Tuesday dates are from 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. CST July 14, 21, 28, and August 4, and 11.
Friday, September 11, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Health Sciences Education Center (HSEC) building, 7th floor event space
Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Weisman Art Museum
333 E River Road
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Attention Medical Technologists and Clinical & Medical Laboratory Scientists:
This online 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.
DUE TO THE ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC, WE HAVE DECIDED TO CANCEL THE 2020 OT FORUM.
We will refund the registration cost to everyone who has registered for the event.
This online course was created to review entry-level knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate and design interventions for remediation of upper extremity strength deficits. Topics include strength evaluation and manual muscle testing; evaluation of grip and pinch strength; and interventions to remediate muscle weakness.
Feeling frustrated with your patients/clients? Feeling frustrated with yourself? Reconnect with the basics of therapeutic use of self by exploring the psychosocial aspects of practice that influence the experience of both therapists and patients/clients.
Neurorehabilitative approaches are intervention strategies that promote occupational performance and participation with individuals who have neurological injury or neurological development that is altered and impacts day-to-day activities.
This course is designed for occupational therapy practitioners who are interested in learning about the role and professional practice with clients with age-related Neurocognitive Disorders (NCD).