These courses will help you to have an understanding of how Occupational Therapy can provide Complementary and Integrative Health approaches with a Holistic philosophy.

OT with Complementary Health Approaches and Integrative Health

“Occupational Therapy with Complementary Health Approaches and Integrative Health” is available as an online webinar through the American Occupational Therapy Association.

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Presenter: Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L, BCTMB, ARCB

Earn .15 AOTA CEU (1.88 NBCOT PDU/1.5 contact hour)

Course Description

Complementary and Integrative Health approaches may be used in occupational therapy practice to enhance health, wellness, and prevention, and improve occupational performance. This course will give you an introduction to this area of growth in health care and approaches that can enhance your OT practice. Learn about Complementary and Integrative Health approaches such as yoga, meditation, and aromatherapy that can be used for self-care and in your OT practice.

Learning Objectives

Following this course, learners will be able to:

  1. Define Complementary and Integrative Health, and how it may enhance occupational therapy practice.
  2. Describe the benefits of 5 Complementary and Integrative Health approaches.
  3. Describe 3 ways to document OT interventions that include Complementary and Integrative Health.

Returning to Our OT Roots: Holistic Practices to Treat the Whole Person

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Presenter: Kelly Clancy, OTR/L, CHT

Course Description

This three part webinar series consists of practical skills and training related to cutting edge practices in the field of mind body medicine. Each webinar offers concepts related to incorporating higher level ADL’s and mind body practices into clinical OT practice. Discussion will also emphasize self care practices for the OT and ways to enrich resilience, avoid burnout and teach others how to have a greater awareness of these lifestyle concepts. This course will be recorded and students will receive continued access to these courses for review.

Earn 4 CEU’s

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn some of the latest complementary practices being incorporated into OT
    2. Learn documentation for reimbursement
    3. Learn the latest evidence to validate holistic practices
    4. Learn how to incorporate dialoguing skills into your therapy sessions
    5. Learn how to assist your clients in establishing healthier lifestyle choices
    6. Learn how to practice self care skills to use in your own busy professional life
    7. Learn practical life skills and habits that you can use for yourself and for home exercises programs