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9:00am – 12:00pm (noon) 1 - Addressing Sleep in Occupational Therapy: A 24-hour Approach (3 PDUs)
Samantha Valasek, OTD, OTR/L; Rebecca Cunningham, OTD, OTR/L; Marissa Marchioni, OTD, OTR/L
Adequate sleep of sufficient duration is foundational to daily occupational engagement. This presentation will review sleep physiology and the sleep cycle, tools for addressing sleep hygiene and positioning, and strategies for managing specific sleep barriers.
$39 $59
9:00am – 12:00pm (noon) 2 - Building Skills for Engaging People Living with Dementia (3 PDUs)
Jenna Mele, OTD, OTR/L, CCM, RYT
Many geriatric clients live with dementia symptoms. This presentation will prepare therapists with skills and knowledge from the positive approach to care model. Attendees will practice positive physical approach and learn how to initiate touch.
$39 $59
9:00am – 12:00pm (noon) 3 - Getting Comfortable With Feeding — You Can Do It! (3 PDUs)
Judith Freeman, MA, OTR/L
Knowledge of sensory processing, anatomy, physiology, and normal development will equip you to provide therapy for pediatric feeding issues. This presentation will provide assessment and treatment strategies that apply to children who are swallow safe. CBOT Advanced Practice Application pending.
$39 $59
9:00am – 4:00pm (Lunch break on own) 4 - The Private Practice Business Bootcamp (6 PDUs)
Brandon Seigel
The Private Practice Bootcamp is an opportunity of a lifetime! Attendees will enjoy an educational journey to learning essential business protocols, systems, and solutions for creating, managing, and scaling successful private practices in today’s environment. Lunch break on own, noon to 1:00pm.
$79 $99
1:00pm – 4:00pm 5 - OT and Pain Management in Acute Care (3 PDUs)
Julie Sullivan, OTR/L, C/NDT; Annie Stepka, MS, OTR/L
Occupational therapy’s unique role in Dominican Hospital’s interdisciplinary team approach for pain management with a focus on current research, frameworks, and resources will be highlighted. Treatment ideas, assessments, and group protocols will be discussed.
$39 $59
1:00pm – 4:00pm 6 - Opportunities for Incorporating Dogs into OT Practice (3 PDUs)
Karen Ni, OTD, OTR/L
Attendees will learn about the opportunities for OTs to implement animal assisted interventions into various practice areas and the roles of dogs in health care. They will also discuss the training and education needed through following the speaker’s personal journey.
$39 $59
1:00pm – 5:00pm 7 - The Evaluation in Ayres Sensory Integration (EASI): Normative Data Collection (4 PDUs)
Sue Trautman, MA, OTR/L; Zoe Mailloux, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Aja Roley, MA, OTR/L
Comprehensive assessment is key to individualized, effective intervention for children with sensory integration concerns. The Evaluation in Ayres Sensory Integration (EASI), an open access and internationally normed set of tests, will assess sensory integrative functions which underlie occupation.
$49 $69


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11:30am – 1:00pm CFOT Awards Luncheon and Symposium (.5 PDU)
Honored Lecturer: Jerilyn (Gigi) Smith, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Come help recognize recipients of the 2018 California Foundation of Occupational Therapy (CFOT) scholarships, research grants, and awards including the CFOT
Humanitarian of the Year—Vijay Gupta, violinist, speaker, and advocate.
An additional $75 fee is required to attend this event.
Students can register for $10 for the no-lunch gallery.
Note: You may attend this event even if you are not attending any other part of the Conference. Use the Conference Registration Form on page 30 to purchase your ticket.
$75 $75


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11:30am – 2:15pm F - Exhibit Hall Lunch
Only three hours for all these activities! Grab a quick ‘to go’ lunch (separate advanced purchase required – only $15) in the Exhibit Hall, visit exhibitors you didn’t see on Friday evening (be sure to play Exhibit Hall Bingo/must be present to win), view the posters for PDUs, and more! Purchase lunch ticket in advance to be eligible for $50 gift card giveaway.
$15 $15
  F - Exhibit Hall Only $0 $25


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12:45pm – 1:15pm OT Practice Café/Lunch
Come grab a “picnic” lunch and sit at your OT hot topic table of choice. Advance purchase lunch and be eligible to win $50 in gift cards.
$18 $18