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Troubleshooting Pediatric Teletherapy: A Case Study Format to Address Common Challenges

Webinar Length (Hours):

2

Speaker:

Aditi Mehra, DHSc, OTR/L

$60.00

Troubleshooting Pediatric Teletherapy: A Case Study Format to Address Common Challenges

Telehealth is becoming an increasingly used service delivery model in pediatric therapy. For a myriad of reasons, however, it does present some unique challenges when servicing this population. This 2-hour course presents case studies offering clinicians an opportunity to strategize intervention and problem solve real clinical scenarios applicable across various settings:  EI, outpatient rehab, and school-related teletherapy services. This course is also included with the Teletherapy Webinar Package.

Learning Outcomes

    1. Identify four important decision-making guidelines before considering telehealth services for pediatric clients.
    2. Define synchronous and asynchronous telehealth service delivery and how each can be used with the pediatric population.
    3. Explain three benefits of a parent-coaching delivery model when providing pediatric occupational, physical, or speech therapy services through telehealth.
    4. Describe three solutions to commonly encountered challenges when using telehealth with the pediatric population.

Course Information

  • Target Audience: intermediate level OTs, SLPs, and other pediatric professionals providing telehealth services
    Note: While many professionals may benefit from the course content, we can only guarantee acceptance of continuing education credit as described in the following CEU section.
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  • Course Instructor: Aditi Mehra, DHS, OTR/L
  • CE Broker course code: 20-710433

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

AOTA-Approved Provider Program Sensational Brain LLC is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Approved Provider #8215. This course is approved for 0.2 AOTA CEU or 2.0 contact hours under these Classification Codes: Category 2, OT Process: Intervention; Category 1: Domain of OT: Client Factors; and Category 3: Contemporary Issues and Trends. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

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Aditi Mehra, DHSc, OTR/L, received her Bachelors in Occupational Therapy from Western Michigan University in 1998 and her Doctorate in Health Sciences from Midwestern University, Illinois, in 2016. Since then, she has practiced as a pediatric OT in various settings such as early intervention, hand therapy, NICU, inpatient/outpatient rehabilitation, and schools. During her doctoral studies, Dr. Mehra pursued a certification in Applied Behavior Analysis to improve and enhance collaboration within multidisciplinary teams. Once she delved deeper into this field, she discovered Fit Learning, an academic program based on the principles of ABA designed to build fluency and address all differences in learning (executive functioning, ADHD. etc.). Dr. Mehra is currently the Director of Fit Learning Labs in the Chicagoland area and continues to practice OT in both schools and private teletherapy services. She is passionate about Interpersonal Education and strives to foster multidisciplinary collaboration among OTs and other allied health professionals. She provides continuing education presentations for various allied health groups in her community and is an avid blogger for Psychology Today. To view Aditi’s course, check out her product page.

Disclosures

  • Financial: Aditi Mehra receives a speaking fee from Sensational Brain LLC. She is the author of 25 Tips to Improve Student Engagement via Telehealth and offers free and paid OT resources on her website: www.DrAditiTheOT.com.
  • Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

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