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CONTINUING EDUCATION AVAILABLE IN MONTANA

There will be a great Rehab CEU lineup again this year at Big Sky AMES.

We would love to invite you and any of your colleagues that are involved with wheelchair seating join us.  We would really like to have as many clinicians as possible attend with our ATP’s  to help support Rehab CEU programs to Montana.

Join us at Big Sky AMES Rehab CEU Program

Fairmont Hot Springs Resort

August 16th-18th, 2017

 

                             Presented by:  Stephanie TanguayOTR, CRTS, ATP

Stephanie Tanguay is an Occupational Therapist and is currently the Clinical Education Specialist for Motion Concepts. Stephanie's many years of hands on experience in the clinical setting as well as Rehabilitation Technology Supplier are evident in her dynamic and informative presentations. She is a highly requested speaker who has presented at numerous conferences including International Seating Symposium, Canadian Seating & Mobility Conference, RESNA and European Seating Symposium.

Class Schedule

Thursday, August 17, 2017

 

   8:00-9:55am     Measurement, Positioning & Mobility Considerations for Bariatric Consumers - .2 CEUs

 

  1:35-3:30pm     The Challenges of Atypical Size Configuration in Wheelchair Prescriptions - .2 CEUs

 

   4:05-5:05 pm   Pivotal Points of Seating & Repositioning - .1 CEUs

 

 

Full Conference Agenda here:   2017_Big_Sky_AMES_Conference.pdf

Registration information here: Registration for Big Sky AMES


 

FOUR MOTA SPONSORED CONTINUING EDUCATION CLASS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE


 

   (1) Superficial Physical Agent Modalities Courses

Currently, the SPAMS videos are being offered online. THE DVD VERSION IS NO LONGER PROVIDED.   In order to complete your SPAMS continue education hours, you will pay online.  The cost for 16 hours of continuing education is only  $160 for  MOTA members & $225 for Non-MOTA members. 

  • Day 1 Agenda for SPAMS VIDEOS

    9:30-11:30

    —  SPAMS within OT Framework and MT law

    —   Inflammation and Repair

    1:30-3:30 Pain

    —  Cryotherapy

    3:45-5:45

    Lab time with cryotherapy and case studies

    Day 2 Agenda for SPAMS VIDEOS

    9:30-11:30

    —  Operations, maintenance, safety  rules and precautions

    —  Superficial heat

    12:45-2:45

    —  Applications of superficial heat with case studies

    3:00-5:00

    —  Documentation , patient education and billing

    —  Putting SPAMS into practice, testing, and competencies

     

  • Licensing Laws:

    Superficial Physical Agent Modalities- This track offers what you need to meet Montana licensure proof of competency. From the principles of physics related to select modalities, physiological, neuro and electro physiological changes that occur with application of select modalities to indications and contraindications for selecting and applying modalities. Additionally, the guidelines for treatment within OT’s philosophical framework, patient education, safety rules and precautions, documentation and billing will be addressed. The role of COTA and OT supervision requirements are clarified.

     

     (b) limits application of superficial agent modalities to the shoulder, arm, elbow, forearm, wrist, and hand; and
         (c) has successfully completed 16 hours of instruction or training in superficial physical agent modalities and documents competency, as approved by the board, in the following areas:
         (i) principles of physics related to specific properties of light, water, temperature, sound, or electricity, as indicated by selected modalities;
         (ii) physiological, neurophysiological, and electrophysiological changes that occur as a result of the application of selected modalities;
         (iii) the response of normal and abnormal tissue to the application of selected modalities;
         (iv) indications and contraindications related to the selection and application of the modality;
         (v) guidelines for the treatment or administration of the modality within the philosophical framework of occupational therapy;
         (vi) guidelines for educating the patient, including information about risks and benefits of the occupational therapy techniques;
         (vii) safety rules and precautions related to the selected modalities;
         (viii) methods for documenting the effectiveness and immediate and long-term effects of treatment in relation to task-oriented activities; and
         (ix) characteristics of and guidelines for the use of therapy equipment, including safe operation, adjustment, and care and maintenance of the equipment.
         (2) A certified occupational therapy assistant who works under the direct supervision of a qualified occupational therapist may apply superficial physical agent modalities to the shoulder, arm, elbow, forearm, wrist, and hand.

     TO REGISTER FOR THE

  •  

    SPAMS

    ONLINE VIDEO CEU COURSE,

    CLICK HERE

 (2) IONTOPHORESIS

 

This is online format.  This course is worth 5.5 Continuing Education Hours.

Please see the attached licensure laws:  APPLICATION FOR IONTO MODALITIES

Cost is $55 for MOTA members and $82.50 for non-members. 

We NEED YOUR MEMBERSHIP. 

Please consider becoming a MOTA member before you register for this course!

We are looking for the first person to do the online format! 

Please call Valerie Maeker, MOTA president at 406-396-8341

if you are willing to be the first to view these videos online.  Thanks!

 TO REGISTER FOR THE

IONTONPHORESIS

ONLINE VIDEO CEU COURSE,

CLICK HERE

                       

(3) PEDS NEURODEVELOPMENTAL

 

This is online format.  This course is worth 4.0 Continuing Education Hours.

Cost is $40 for MOTA members and $60 for non-members. 

 We NEED YOUR MEMBERSHIP. 

  • Please consider becoming a MOTA member before you register for this course!

    We are looking for the first person to do the online format! 

    Please call Valerie Maeker, MOTA president at 406-396-8341

    if you are willing to be the first to view the Peds Neuro-development videos online.  Thanks!

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  • TO REGISTER FOR THE

  • PEDIATRIC NEURODEVELOPMENTAL 

  • ONLINE VIDEO CEU COURSE,

  • CLICK HERE

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                (4) PEDIATRIC VISION    

 

This is online format.  This course is worth 4.0 Continuing Education Hours.

Cost is $40 for MOTA members and $60 for non-members. 

We NEED YOUR MEMBERSHIP. 

Please consider becoming a MOTA member before you register for this course!

We are looking for the first person to do the online format! 

Please call Valerie Maeker, MOTA president at 406-396-8341

if you are willing to be the first to view the Ped Vision videos online.  Thanks!

 

 TO REGISTER FOR THE

PEDIATRIC VISION 

ONLINE VIDEO CEU COURSE,

CLICK HERE

 

 

 

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