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ALZHEIMER’S WEEK (19TH – 26TH SEP, 2020) – LET’S US TALK ABOUT DEMENTIA

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ALZHEIMER’S WEEK (19TH – 26TH SEP, 2020) – LET’S US TALK ABOUT DEMENTIA

Celebrating Alzheimer’s week (19th – 26th Sep 2020), we invite you all to join the following activities hosted by MANIPAL COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS, MAHE Join all the webinars at: 11:00am – 12:00pm (India Time Zone) on https://meet.google.com/oaz-utru-cyy 25th Sep, 2020: “Cherishing the Fading Memories”: Mitigating Stigma & Prejudice in Dementia Resource Person: Dr Debanjan Banerjee, D.M Final Year Senior Resident, NMHANS 26th Sep, 2020: Caring for People with Dementia Resource Person: Dr Sebestina A. Dsouza, PhD., Professor, Dept of Occupational Therapy, MCHP ...
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ONLINE DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR ” CONSCIOUS MOTOR PROCESSING AND MOVEMENT DISRUPTION: IMPLICATIONS FOR FALLS REHABILITATION”

By : 38 Views21/09/2020
ONLINE DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR ” CONSCIOUS MOTOR PROCESSING AND MOVEMENT DISRUPTION: IMPLICATIONS FOR FALLS REHABILITATION”

Topic: Conscious motor processing and movement disruption: implications for falls rehabilitation Speaker: Dr Thomson Wong  Assistant Professor (Physiotherapy) Department of Rehabilitation Sciences The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Date:          30 September 2020 (Wed) Time:          12:30pm – 02:00pm Language:  English ►Platform:  Online (Zoom)  Meeting ID will be sent to successful registrants. ►PT and OT CPD points will be accredited to registered attendees. A certificate will be sent through e-mail after the seminar. *If the number of participants exceeds the capacity limit of Zoom meeting, a recording of the seminar will be sent to those who cannot get into the meeting room afterwards, but those participants WILL NOT be able to grant the CPD points.   Enquiries:  Mr Fergus Tse (email: rs.crm@polyu.edu.hk) Registration Deadline:   28 September...
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Home-modification interventions addressing falls and participation in activities of daily living among older adults: a scoping review protocol

By : 125 Views14/09/2020
Home-modification interventions addressing falls and participation in activities of daily living among older adults: a scoping review protocol

  Gifty M Georlee1, Abiram U1, Pham Ngoc Dat2, Nguyen Khac Tuan3, Shashank Mehrotra4  Abstract Introduction Falls are the second leading reason for incidental or unexpected deaths worldwide. Many older adults who fall, regardless of whether they are injured or not, tend to experience fear of fall and this can lead to decreased participation in activities of daily living (ADLs). Subsequent falls lead to weakness, a decline in physical functioning, increased chances of falling and a negative impact on the instrumental ADLs. Here, we present our scoping review protocol to appraise the literature to describe and explain the home-modification interventions used by occupational therapists to address falls and participation in ADLs among community-dwelling older adults. We are aiming to review the available home-modification intervention protocols, facilitators and barriers to such...
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ONLINE DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR

By : 28 Views08/09/2020
ONLINE DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR

RS Online Departmental Seminar  Topic: Community care on geriatric syndromes Speaker: Dr Freddy Lam Assistant Professor (Physiotherapy) Department of Rehabilitation Sciences The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Date:          16 September 2020 (Wed) Time:          12:30pm – 02:00pm Language:  English ►Platform:  Online (Zoom)  Meeting ID will be sent to successful registrants. ►PT and OT CPD points will be accredited to registered attendees. A certificate will be sent through e-mail after the seminar. *If the number of participants exceeds the capacity limit of Zoom meeting, a recording of the seminar will be sent to those who cannot get into the meeting room afterwards, but those participants WILL NOT be able to grant the CPD points.   Enquiries:  Ms Yoki Lee (email: rs.crm@polyu.edu.hk) Registration Deadline:   14 September 2020 (18:00) Download...
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Non-pharmacological interventions for cognition and emotion in psychiatric disorders (Webinar on 26 Aug 2020)

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Non-pharmacological interventions for cognition and emotion in psychiatric disorders (Webinar on 26 Aug 2020)

Title: Non-pharmacological interventions for cognition and emotion in psychiatric disorders Speaker: Dr Jessie Lin Language: English Platform: Zoom (A meeting ID will be sent to successful registrants) Please sign up by 22 Aug 2020: https://polyu.hk/MvOQC PT and OT CPD points will be accredited. A certificate will be sent to registrant through e-mail after the seminar. Enquiries: Ms Yoki Lee (email: rs.crm@polyu.edu.hk) ...
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CALL FOR PAPERS – OTAUS2021

By : 96 Views24/08/2020
CALL FOR PAPERS – OTAUS2021

The 2021 National Conference will combine the live in-person event on location in Cairns with a virtual online conference.  Bringing you oral presentations, occupation stations, workshops, ePosters, Keynote and Invited Speakers, panels and more to the Hybrid Program this is an event not to be missed! As the first National Conference held outside a capital city in 10 years, OTA selected Cairns as the host city in 2021 to support, and generate conversations with our rural and remote OT community. Now embracing the hybrid format, we can extend that vision to include each and every occupational therapist across Australia and internationally.  See you online, or in-person – in 2021!   To find out more about what a hybrid event means read our blog post here #OTAUS2021 Abstracts Closing 6 September: A Message from Dr Justin Scanlan ...
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WFOT Occupational Therapy International Practice Guide

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WFOT Occupational Therapy International Practice Guide

Working in a different country/territory can be a unique, enriching, professional and personal experience. You should ensure that your personal physical and emotional health is excellent before embarking on your transition to another country/territory. You must be able to withstand with changes in climate, nutrition, working hours, conditions and human attitudes to enable you to be an effective occupational therapist in a new country/territory. These guidelines are designed to provide general information and guidance based on experience of the others. They are not exhaustive and you are strongly recommended to research as much information as possible before re-locating to another country/territory. Further information, please visit HERE  Download [12.04 MB] ...
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MCNV looks for International OT volunteer – starting from Jan 2021

By : 241 Views12/08/2020
MCNV looks for International OT volunteer – starting from Jan 2021

Medical Committee Netherlands – Vietnam (MCNV) is a Netherlands-based NGO founded in 1968 based on friendship and solidarity of Vietnamese and Dutch. Since then, all activities of MCNV are forwarding to the support to develop the programs, projects and the emergency aid in health care of the Vietnamese. During last 20 years MCNV has been supporting People with Disabilities focusing on Rehabilitation Service and Inclusion. To contribute to filling the gaps of rehabilitation services and system at both provincial and district levels, MCNV has been implementing I-Thrive Project in Thua Thien Hue and Quang Nam Provinces. Within this project, MCNV support Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy (UMP) to provide a 12-month course on Occupational Therapy (OT). MCNV is looking for a volunteer to provide coaching on OT clinical practice for health staffs (called OT practitioners hereafter) in...
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E-learning program on Patient and Caregiver Education

By : 42 Views27/07/2020
E-learning program on Patient and Caregiver Education

Humanity & Inclusion Vietnam releases its e-learning program on Patient and Caregiver Education aiming at improving current practices related to patient discharge and transition of care from hospital to the patient’s home. Training objectives : Overall objective is to improve current practices related to patient discharge and transition of care from hospital to the patient’s home. At the end of the training, participants will be able to effectively train and educate patients and their care-takers or family members so that care follow-up can take place at home following patient discharge from hospital. Targets : Rehabilitation service providers, including but not limited to: physio/occupational/speech therapists, nurses and doctors. Structure : In order to be able take the course according to their professional settings, participants have the possibility to take the 6 modules at...
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Contest “Homemade with heart”

By : 45 Views07/07/2020
Contest “Homemade with heart”

About the contest Purpose The contest rewards people who have created, found or adapted objects that improve the daily life of people with disabilities. From simple adaptations to innovations, all creations facilitating autonomy, participation during daily life activities, so that they are more accessible, usable, comfortable and/or pleasant to use for people with disabilities, are welcome! Why? Existing aids are often expensive or not sufficiently adapted to the specific needs and environment of the person. The ingenious adaptations created with limited resources deserve to be highlighted and better known. The contest allows the sharing of these innovations so that they can be replicated and reused by other people. Who can participate? Anybody, but in particular, persons with disabilities, their relatives or members of the rehabilitation team and...
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Vietnam has the first batch of bachelors in occupational therapy

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Vietnam has the first batch of bachelors in occupational therapy

August 6th 2019 – 36 students have received their bachelor degrees in Occupational Therapy (OT) from the Haiduong Medical Technical University and become the first Occupational Therapists in Vietnam. This is the significant result of a 5 – year project (2016 – 2020) on Development of Occupational Therapy Education in Vietnam funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through Humanity & Inclusion (HI) and the Medical Committee of Netherlands-Vietnam (MCNV). The project is piloted at Hai Duong Medical Technical University (HMTU) and the Ho Chi Minh City Medicine and Pharmacy University (UMP) with aims at addressing the big gap of occupational therapy human resource in Vietnam through create enabling conditions to establish education of OT professions in Vietnam, including provision of OT educators, and development of a standard competency-based curriculum...
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Introduction workshop on Occupational Therapy Educational Program – Bachelor level at Hai Duong Medical and Technical University

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Introduction workshop on Occupational Therapy Educational Program – Bachelor level at Hai Duong Medical and Technical University

14th April 2017, in collaboration with Hai Duong Medical and Technical University (HMTU), MCNV Hanoi Office organized a workshop on introduction Occupational Therapy Educational Program-Bachelor level (BOT) The workshop aims to increase general understanding about Occupational Therapy (OT) in contribution to quality of rehabilitation; to present and update progress of the OT education development project; and to introduce the pre-service training course of Bachelor of Rehabilitation specialized in OT at HMTU. 80 physiotherapists, professors of rehabilitation profession from Ministry of Health (MOH), general hospitals, rehabilitation centers of Northern provinces, representatives from Ministry of Educational and Training (MOET), USAID and HI and especially lecturers and student of HMTU attended the workshop with expected the BOT training program will be expressed broadly and recruit qualified...
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