Continuing Education Listing

Title of Event:
The 11th Annual North Carolina ALS Caregivers Conference

Contact Name:
Lynn Sanderson

Organization:
The ALS Association North Carolina Chapter

Date(s) of Event:
October 15, 2018

Location / Venue for Event:
Harris II Conference Center, Charlotte, NC

Preferred Website Link:
www.SR-AHEC.org

Summary of Event:
11th Annual NC ALS Caregivers Conference to be held October 15, 2018 at the Harris Conference Center II, 3216 CPCC Harris Campus Road, Charlotte. This conference is specifically designed to meet the educational needs of interdisciplinary health care teams and caregivers who work with individuals diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Occupational Therapists - Southern Regional AHEC will issue Certificates of Completion Only. Early Bird registration cost is $100 for healthcare professionals and $50 for students. The cost for healthcare professionals increases to $125 after October 1. Register with Southern Regional AHEC by either calling 910-678-7226 or on their web page www.SR-AHEC.org. Event #56239.

 

Title of Event:
Visual Processing, Visual Perception and Visual-Motor Skills

Contact Name:
Mandy Washington

Organization:
Education Resources Inc.

Date(s) of Event:
September 28-29, 2018

Location / Venue for Event:
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, Charlotte, NC

Summary of Event:
This workshop will help the therapist determine when they are able to address visual issues within their setting, (including schools, acute care, rehab and LTC facilities) and when they need to refer for further medical attention. It will arm therapists with intervention tools and strategies to optimize function. It will focus on the visual system and how various diagnoses can present with different visual difficulties in both children and adults. We will discuss how to assess for visual processing and visual deficits as well as determining treatment and/or remediation. Case studies will emphasize clinical problem solving and decision making for visual processing, visual perception and visual-motor skills.

 

Title of Event:
CHAMP Certification Course

Contact Name:
Kathy Moore

Organization:
The David Corey Company

Date(s) of Event:
9/19/18 - 9/21/18

Location / Venue for Event:
Sawgrass Marriott - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL (Jacksonville)

Preferred Website Link:
www.champconference.com

Summary of Event:
Learn to be a CHAMP (Certified Home Accessibility Modification Professional). Earn up to 17 CEU's. This is the only certification of it's kind in Workers Compensation. Topics include Workers' Comp Basics, Scope Development, Project Guidelines, Product and Design. Visit: www.champconference.com, call Kathy Moore at (904) 572-0134 or email [email protected]

 

Title of Event:
New Therapies in the School Online Conference

Contact Name:
Marci Duffy

Organization:
Education Resources, Inc.

Email:
Home
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Date(s) of Event:
Online Course

Location / Venue for Event:
Online Course

Preferred Website Link:
http://www.educationresourcesinc.com/online-course-details/therapies-in-the-school-conference-5-complete-package-18th-annual-therapies-in-the-school-online-all-sessions-

Summary of Event:
Recorded live from 2017 Therapies in the School Conference. This course focuses on the latest advances in school based practice for therapists. It covers aligning motor needs with educational needs, and how to improve executive function in children who are receiving therapy services in the school setting. How primitive reflexes can be relevant to school-based practice, as well as strategies to integrate these primitive reflexes are discussed. Using evidence to help guide decisions on goals, dosage, and frequency are covered for motor needs in children with autism. Four Dynamic Online Sessions: Aligning Strategies to Support Motor Needs with Curriculum Goals Josephine Bardabelias and Melissa K. Gerber How to Assist Children with Executive Function Dysfunction as a Related Service Provider Jocelynn B. Wallach and Nancy L. Williamson Strategies to Promote Integration of Primitive Reflexes Janine Wiskind Using Evidence to Help Guide Decisions on Goals, Dosage, Frequency, Priorities and Interventions for Motor Issues in Autism Julie Goff and Jennifer A Colebourn

 

Title of Event:
# 324 Vestibular & Oculomotor Rehabilitation for Children

Contact Name:
Scott Boston

Organization:
Motivations, Inc.

Date(s) of Event:
Friday, October 5, 2018 - Saturday, October 6, 2018

Location / Venue for Event:
Charlotte, NC Carolinas Healthcare System

Preferred Website Link:
www.motivationsceu.com

Summary of Event:
This two-day course provides an overview of evidence-based practice for vestibular and oculomotor related impairments in children. Didactic content includes a detailed review of the anatomy, physiology and development of the Vestibular System, the epidemiology of vestibular dysfunction in children, diagnostic and clinical testing of vestibular function, and examination and evaluation of, and intervention for, for vestibular related impairments in children with peripheral (i.e. BPVC, hypofunction or loss) or central (i.e. ADHD, DCD, concussion, CP) deficits. Intervention for postural control impairments, vision impairments, BBPV, gaze stability and more will be learned through hands-on demonstration and training of examination techniques and intervention are included. Case reviews and discussion are used to facilitate application of presented materials.

 
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