Cost: $75


Tracie Recker OTR/L has been an occupational therapist for over 25 years and has been providing school-based telehealth OT services for Community Therapy Services since 2012. Prior to that, Tracie worked as an Instructor and Academic Fieldwork Coordinator for Rhodes State College Occupational Therapy Assistant Program and as a staff occupational therapist (including outpatient pediatrics and school-based services) for St. Rita’s Medical Center. In addition, Tracie is an accomplished presenter with numerous presentations at conferences and workshops. In 2016, she co-presented at the AOTA Annual Conference on the topic of supporting students' mental health and sensory needs using telehealth technologies.

Tracie Recker, OTR/L

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Define “transition services” according to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
  2. Describe 3 strategies to aid students in improving ADLs / IADLs to maximize independence upon graduation.
  3. Identify 3 resources that support the teaching / learning process for improvement of ADL / IADL skills through telehealth.

Course Agenda

Time (minutes)
Occupational Therapy's Role in Transition Services and Definitions
Structured ADL/IADL Assessments (including many free resources!)
Case Scenario
20-30 Research Supporting Telehealth Assessment
30-45 Telehealth Self-Care Interventions: Personal Hygiene
45-60 Desensitization Strategies for Trimming Nails and Demonstration Video
60-75 Telehealth Interventions for Meal Planning
Telehealth Interventions for Kitchen and Food Safety
90-105 Telehealth Interventions for Home and Internet Safety
105-120 Telehealth Interventions for Community Safety
120-145 Telehealth Money Management Interventions and Resources
145-150 Course Post-test
Total: 150 minutes

Target Audience

Occupational Therapy Practitioners

  • How many contact hours/CEU has this course been approved?

    This Distance Learning - Independent course is approved for 2.5 contact hour/0.25 CEU by the American Occupational Therapy Association.

  • What is the educational level of this course?

    This on-demand course is intermediate level. The information is geared to practitioners with some knowledge of the subject matter.

  • What is the approved course category?

    This course is under review for the category OT Service Delivery.

Continuing Education Information

This course has been approved for 2.5 contact hour/0.25 CEU by the American Occupational Therapy Association (Course ID# 06545).

Instructional Methods

Live Webinars include presenter and participant interaction. Multimedia formats are used during instruction including a live video feed of instructor, PowerPoint, supplemental videos, interactive polls, and/or chat discussion.

On-demand courses include video and audio recordings of live webinars with multimedia formats described above.

Assessment of Learning Outcomes

Learner outcomes are assessed through the CE post-test for live, on-demand, and self-paced learning modules. Post-test questions are based on learning outcomes listed in the course descriptions. 

Course Completion Requirements