We offer professional development opportunities
OT Continuing Education
Current CE events with OTD Students that meet Criteria for State of MN Continuing Education
FREE and open to all OT practitioners!
Seminar Discussion Series 2023: Join Current OTD Students LIVE as they present and lead a discussion about current topics in the profession!
Objectives for all sessions:
- Analyze current issues within the profession of occupational therapy
- Consider multiple published perspectives about a current practice issue to identify next steps.
- Appreciate both supporting and contradictory published scholarly evidence regarding a current practice issue.
- Participate in a professional discussion that is aligned with an evidence-based practice issue.
Date for sessions: Mar 22, April 12
Time: 1:05 pm-2:55 PM (Zoom)
Topics for the March 22 session:
- Nature-based OT interventions for children with sensory needs
- OT’s role in reintegration after military deployment
- OT’s role in selective dorsal rhizotomy rehabilitation for children with cerebral palsy
Contact Hours: 2.0
Continuing Professional Education Courses
The University of Minnesota's Program in Occupational Therapy offers a variety of opportunities to advance your career with continuing professional education in a welcoming, supportive environment.
CE: The Task Oriented & Constraint Induced Movement Approaches to Neurorehabiliation - OT Refresher Course
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 of OT in professional practice with clients with age-related Neurocognitive Disorders (NCD).
This course was designed for occupational therapists interested in expanding their knowledge of the roles of OT in pediatric medical settings.
This course is designed for occupational therapists interested in expanding their knowledge about the role of OT in school-based settings.
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.
Review entry-level knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate and design interventions for remediation of upper extremity strength deficits.