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Arrowhead District Event - Occupational Therapy and Pain
Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM CST
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In person option: Tuesday November 20, 2018, 6:00 – 7:15 pm; The College of St. Scholastica, Health Science Center located at 940 Woodland Avenue, Duluth, MN (note: this is about 1 mile from the main campus).

Agenda:

6-6:10pm Sign in and introduction
6:10pm to 6:45pm  Presentation
6:45 to 7:15 pm Wrap up and questions

 

Target Audience: OTRs and OTAs

Educational level: beginner/intermediate

Course Description:  Within all occupational settings, pain presents as a barrier for clients to participate in everyday occupations. Attendees will be able to identify the role of occupational therapy within pain management in a variety of settings. Different assessments will be addressed and discussed. Attendees will be able to identify interventions and vocabulary that can support clients to allow for increased participation in everyday occupations.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the role of occupational therapy within pain management in a variety of settings and identify differences in care approaches by practice setting.
  2. Address the significance of the vocabulary and words clinicians and the general public use surrounding persistent/ chronic pain and the impact that has on outcomes. 
 

Speaker Bio:  Karen Carr, OTR/L graduated with a degree in Occupational Therapy from College of St. Scholastica. Karen has been working within pain programs for five years and currently works at Essentia Health. She is one of the leaders of the MOTA chronic pain SIG. She also works within hand therapy, lymphedema and breast rehab. 

MOTA members: free
Non-Members: $20

In person credit: 1.0 CEU

Distance credit: 1.0 Contact hour

District Organizer: Steve Cope, [email protected]; 218-723-5915

 

Category 1: Domain of OT

 Register Here: Arrowhead District Event - Occupational Therapy and Pain

 

 This course meets AOTA APP credit for in person attendees.

 

 

 

 

Contact: Steven Cope ([email protected] or 218-723-5915)