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Burns: An Exploration of Occupational Therapy's Role

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Burns: An Exploration of Occupational Therapy's Role

$20 (FREE for TNOTA Members)
1 Contact Hour

This course is created by the Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association.

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Warning: This presentation contains graphic images of acute burn injuries.

In this presentation we will discuss burn basics, the role of OT in the rehabilitation team and apply that learning in case studies.

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

Presented by: Julie Woodnorth RN, OTD, OTR/L
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Learning objectives
After completion of this occupational therapy continuing education course, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the basics of burns
  • Understand occupational therapy's role and goals in burn rehabilitation
  • Apply concepts learned in presentation to case studies
Instructor bio
Julie Woodnorth RN, OTD, OTR/L
TNOTA Guest Instructor

Julie Woodnorth RN, OTD, OTR/L is a burn therapist at Vanderbilt University Medical Regional Burn Center. Julie first studied nursing at Texas Christian University. She worked as a Registered Nurse in the inpatient rehabilitation setting during her graduate studies. Julie earned her doctorate in Occupational Therapy at Belmont University. Julie began work at Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She soon found her love for the acute care setting and specifically the burn unit.

Completion Requirements
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In order to receive the certificate of completion, participants must meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • Complete payment or TNOTA membership log in for course enrollment
  • View the presentation recording videos for full duration
  • Pass the course exam with a score of 80% or greater
Please note that no credit or certificate will be issued unless all criteria is met.  Partial credit will not be issued.  
cancellation policy
Live Courses and Webinars
Learner cancellations: In the event that the learner requests to cancel or is unable to attend a course, a refund for the total paid for the course will be granted if Aspire OT is notified via email at within 10 business days prior to date of the scheduled course, minus a non-refundable registration fee of 25% of registration price.  If the learner provides notification of cancellation less then 10 business days prior to the scheduled course, the learner will be offered the opportunity to attend the same webinar on an alternate date or enrollment in the recorded on-demand version of that webinar, instead of a refund.  

No refunds will be issued after a course has been attended for more than 30 minutes.  Partial credit will not be issued.  

Provider cancellations: 
In the event of inclement weather or other event resulting in the inability for a live course to be provided within the scheduled time, learners will be offered an alternate date or a full refund for registration paid.
On-Demand web Courses 
Web courses will remain available to learners for 1 year. No refunds will be available for web courses that have been attended or viewed for greater than 30 minutes. In the event of a refund, the learner will be unenrolled in the course immediately upon issuance of a refund. No refunds will be issued for any course in which a certificate has been issued.  

Course Author

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This occupational therapy continuing education course is being offered as part of Aspire OT's State Association Partnership Program. This course is free for TNOTA Members.