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Upcoming Continuing Education


OT in Acute Care- NOTA Sponsored CEU Event

Please join us for networking and a CEU event on Tuesday, May 8th from 5:45-7pm

Come and join us as we discuss "OT in Acute Care" by Kylie Widhelm, OTD, OTR/L.

Kylie has been specialized in critical care for 7 years at CHI Health CUMC-Bergan Mercy and has been on the trauma ICU team for 1 year. She initiated an interdisciplinary early mobility program for all patients who are mechanically ventilated to improve weaning. She has attended three different 16 hour CEUs regarding early mobility in acute care with medically complex patients.

The event will be held at Nebraska Methodist College located at 720 N. 87th Street in the Clark Building. Steelcase room located on the 1st floor.

The cost is $5.00 for NOTA members and $10 for non NOTA members. Please register online by Monday, May 7th at

**Please sign in to receive the NOTA member pricing.


Trauma Informed Approach to Sensory Processing Disorder & Arousal Regulation

There is a growing understanding, and accompanying clinical practice that addresses the connection between sensory processing dysfunction and trauma. When an individual cannot adequately process sensory information or traumatic experiences, the body’s natural defense mechanisms become heightened, further impacting sensory processing disorder. This two-day, hands-on course will explore, from a trauma informed perspective, the connections between sensory processing and sensory integrative difficulties. Interactive, hand-on labs, videos and case presentations will bring key concepts and treatment strategies to life in this theoretically based, yet practical workshop.


Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize when patterns of defense are interfering with function and daily life.
  • Employ three body-based strategies to decrease tension patterns and regulate arousal.
  • Design three play-based strategies that support regulation, arousal, affect and social engagement.


Milestones – For Kids’ Success
2901 Finley Road; Suite 101
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Instructor: Sheila M. Frick; OTR/L

View the brochure here. Click here for more information and to register.


“Rehabilitating Nebraska Farmers and Ranchers with Disabilities”

Workshop for Health Care Professionals

Date: April 25, 2018
Time: 8:00-5:00
Location: Nebraska Extension Gage County Meeting Room
1115 West Scott
Beatrice, Nebraska

The day-long seminar is sponsored by Nebraska AgrAbility, 8 AOTA Continuing Education Units will be awarded for the seminar.

This course is designed to help health care providers become more competent in their care of the agricultural population.

Christine Hutchinson, PT, DPT, is the lead instructor and Nebraska AgrAbility staff will teach portions of the seminar.

Pre-registration for the seminar is required by April 18, 2018. A complete agenda and registration materials is available at or by contacting Nancy Frecks, Nebraska Extension Educator, (308) 334-5666, or

Nebraska AgrAbility is a partnership of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension and Easter Seals Nebraska.


Sensory Savvy Kids

Co-Presenters:  Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A., author of The Out-of-Sync Child,

and Julia H. Berry, M.A., Head of St. Columba’s Nursery School, Washington, DC


Sponsored by South Dakota Occupational Therapy Association (SDOTA)

Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Thursday, June 14, and Friday, June 15, 2018

Click here to view the full brochure, and register here!

Registration Fees

SDOTA Member and Neighboring States OT Association Fee
· Full Conference (Thursday & Friday) - $225.00
· Friday Only - $200.00
· Thursday Evening Only - $25.00

Please mail payment to:
PO Box 1771
Sioux Falls, SD 57101




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