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Med Travelers - December 2019

Progressus Building Expertise CEU Courses for SLPs

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A New Era: From EADLs to Alexa!
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Course: #1033872Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Electronic Aids to Daily Living (EADLs), which provide an alternative means of controlling devices primarily within the home environment, are discussed in this course to prepare the learner for the Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) exam. Topics include examples of EADLs, potential limitations of consumer technologies for those with disabilities, and situations where disability-specific aids may be needed.

Working With Autistic Children And Their Families, Part 1
Presented by Maria Baldino, OTD, MS, OTR/L, BCP, Rebecca Coffin, MS, CCC-SLP
Course: #1033857Level: Introductory1.5 Hours
Autism spectrum disorder, neurodiversity and neurodiversity culture, along with therapists' roles in the diagnostic process and evidence-based intervention strategies are focused on in this course. This is Part 1 of a 2-part series. (Part 2: Course 10545)

Working With Autistic Children And Their Families, Part 2
Presented by Maria Baldino, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, Rebecca Coffin, MS, CCC-SLP
Course: #1033858Level: Introductory1.5 Hours
Case studies that demonstrate evidence-based intervention strategies applicable to occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech-­language pathologists who work with autistic children and their families are presented in this course. The course focuses on patient and family-centered goals and treatment approaches, including parent coaching, that facilitate the engagement necessary to learn new skills. This is Part 2 of a 2-part series. (Part 1: Course 10543)

Learning To Practice With Cultural Humility
Presented by Adeola Solaru, MSOT, OTR/L, Caitlin Rhoten, OTD, OTR/L
Course: #1033856Level: Introductory1 Hour
Cultural humility, the ways it is different from cultural competence, and methods for incorporating it into everyday clinical practice are discussed in this course. Topics include the importance of clinician self-reflection for examining attitudes on cultural humility and fostering acceptance & inclusion, and the potential benefits to clients by creating more authentic, meaningful therapeutic relationships.

Covid-19 With Older Adults: An Update
Presented by Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD
Course: #1033813Level: Introductory2.5 Hours
This course will discuss the important role that therapy practitioners serve for the at-risk population of older adults as they address activities of daily living (ADL), safety, quality of life, mental health, and other areas directly impacted by the COVID-19 virus. It provides resources and strategies, including infection control measures, that can be implemented with patients and caregivers.

Culture and Spirituality for the Therapy Practitioner
Presented by Scott Wengerd, D.Min, MOT, OTR/L
Course: #1033810Level: Introductory2 Hours
Culture and spirituality are two of the most significant factors that influence the therapist-client relationship and the outcomes of the therapy process. This course examines the aspects of culture and spirituality that are frequently not discussed but help the therapy practitioner understand, relate to, and serve the client more effectively, resulting in better outcomes. It includes discussion of the HOPE questionnaire to assess spirituality.

U.S. Healthcare Services & Diverse Populations
Presented by Tasha Perkins Holmes, MOT, OTR/L
Course: #1033759Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course provides information regarding some of the barriers that minorities face in the healthcare setting. It also discusses ideas for improving patient-centered care for diverse populations, and for supporting coworkers of diverse backgrounds.

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