Are Pegs Really Occupational Therapy?

Are Pegs Really Occupational Therapy?

Thursday, September 1
7:30 PM (CDT) | 8:30 PM (EDT)
5:30 PM (PDT) | 6:30 PM (MDT)
$30 | 1.5 Contact Hour, 0.15 CEUs

Educational level: Introductory

Category 1: OT Service Delivery

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Pegs are a commonly used intervention by occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants in a variety of settings.  But are they really occupational therapy? Maybe you have even wondered if pegs are the most effective approach for your clients.

This course will answer those questions as it reviews the information and evidence specific to occupational therapy in order to determine the relevance of pegs and similar activities as occupational therapy interventions. 

You will leave not only with the answer to your questions, but some specific ideas for your next OT session.

Target Audience: Occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, occupational therapy students

This occupational therapy continuing education course uses the following instructional methods: visual aides (ie slides), discussion board, guided note taking, and learning, and practice opportunities.

Content disclosure: This course does not exclusively focus on any specific product or service.


Presented by:
Niccole Rowe, BA, COTA/L
Kimberly Breeden, MS, OTR/L
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Benefits of this course
  • Discuss the difference between an occupation and an activity according to the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process Fourth Edition.
  • Compare and contrast non-purposeful activity and occupation.
  • Explain the Choosing Wisely recommendations regarding occupational therapy's use of pegs.
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Aspire OT is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development.
Course approval ID# 05095
This Hybrid course is offered at 0.15 CEUs (Beginner level, OT Service Delivery area)
Instructor bioS
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Kimberly Breeden, MS, OTR/L
Aspire OT Founding Partner

Kimberly Breeden, MS, OTR/L has 25 years of experience working in occupational therapy in a variety of settings. She is a certified life coach and has an extensive background in clinical program development, leadership, administration and reimbursement. Kimberly served as clinical lead for an outpatient occupational therapy pain program for 5 years.  . 

DISCLOSURES

Financial: Kim is compensated as Founding Partners of Aspire OT.

Non Financial: Kim serves as Founding Partners of Aspire OT, which has partnerships and affiliations as noted on the Partner and Affiliation sections of the Aspire OT website.
Kimberly and Niccole, together, developed an outpatient occupational therapy pain program. They have authored two continuing education articles on the subject of chronic pain and opioid guidelines. Kim and Niccole were the co-authors of the AOTA official document "Occupational Therapy's Role in Treating Pain".  They have also served as contributing authors to an occupational therapy textbook on the subject of occupational therapy's role in pain management. They have traveled across the country serving as instructors for various courses on the subject of pain and non-pharmacological interventions for the treatment of pain. Niccole and Kim have successfully utilized coaching strategies in their practice and are excited to be able to share their experience with other occupational therapy practitioners. 
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Niccole Rowe, BA, COTA/L
Aspire OT Founding Partner

Niccole Rowe, BA, COTA/L found her way to occupational therapy through her first profession in television news producing. She is grateful one story lead to changing to such an amazing profession as occupational therapy. She is in her 8th year of clinical practice. She treated for 4.5 years at an outpatient occupational therapy pain program.
DISCLOSURES
Financial: Niccole is compensated as a Founding Partner of Aspire OT.

Non Financial: Niccole serves as Founding Partners of Aspire OT, which has partnerships and affiliations as noted on the Partner and Affiliation sections of the Aspire OT website.

Course Outline

0-5 minutes

6-19 minutes 

20-35 minutes

36-50 minutes

51-75  minutes

76-90 minutes


Welcome, Introduction, and Learning Objectives

Identify key elements and considerations

Review the history of OT and interventions

Identify key terms for OT, activity & occupation

Review Choosing Wisely recommendations

Review and questions
Completion Requirements
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In order to receive the certificate of completion, participants must meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • Payment of the course in full
  • Attend webinar in its entirety
  • Complete Attestation of Attendance
  • View course videos in entirety
  • Pass the course exam with a score of 70% or greater
  • Complete the Post Course Evaluation
Please note that no credit or certificate will be issued unless all criteria is met.  Partial credit will not be issued.  
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