Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Live Events
Using the Allen Cognitive Levels to Predict Functional Outcomes
Presenter(s): Vicki Case, OTR/L
Registration Fee: TBA

SAVE THE DATE THIS EVENT WILL FILL UP FAST!  This seminar is designed for therapists and assistants who work with persons with any kind of cognitive dysfunction including dementia, stroke, TBI, Parkinson's Disease, mental illness, etc. This course is also recommended for anyone needing to learn the updated version to the Allen Cognitive Level Screen (ACLS). This program consists of lecture, group discussion, videos, and hands-on workshops to address the course objectives. Topics to include:

  1. Causes of cognitive dysfunction and the unique contribution of Occupational Therapy in treating patients with cognitive impairments.
  2. The 6 cognitive levels of function and modes of performance that subdivide the levels.
  3. Task equivalence through task analysis in order to set realistic and relevant treatment goals.
  4. The Allen cognitive level screening, Allen diagnostic modules, routine task inventory and the Cognitive Performance Test to evaluate cognitive level of function.

Note: Seating is limited so please register early - CE contact hours will be awarded upon completion of this live activity: full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded.

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October 6, 2017
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Adventist University of Health Sciences, Orlando, Florida
Presenter(s): Raphael Rios, OTR/L, CHT
Registration Fee: $75.00

This is a one-day, beginning to intermediate level, occupation centered, evidence-based course on the shoulder complex.  It is designed for the occupational therapy professional who is looking to improve their shoulder complex evaluation and treatment skills that will help clients improve performance of daily living occupations.  The course begins with a cursory review of anatomy and biomechanics followed by information of common shoulder complex diagnoses. Participants will be instructed on how to systematically perform a thorough evaluation of the shoulder complex.   Additionally, different therapeutic interventions will be discussed and demonstrated.   The laboratory segment will provide the opportunity to practice/discuss the occupational therapist evaluation process.  Topics in physical agent modalities, postural management, therapeutic exercises/activities, ergonomics, and assistive equipment will be discussed.  Attendees completing this course will leave with a solid understanding of the enormous role the shoulder complex plays in the performance of occupation. 

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