Cost: $60

Instructor

Dr. Mehra received her Bachelors in 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 including 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.

Aditi Mehra, DHSc, OTR/L

Course faculty

Course Learning Outcomes

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

Course Agenda

Time (minutes)
Content 
0-5
Introduction
5-25
Getting ready for telehealth and literature review
25-50
Case Study 1: Early intervention
50-70
Case Study 2: School-aged students
70-95
Case Study 3: Challenging behaviors
95-105
Troubleshooting
105-120
Summary and Q&A
Total: 120 minutes

Target Audience

Occupational Therapy Practitioners, Physical Therapy Practitioners, Speech-Language Pathologists

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

    This Distance Learning - Independent course has been approved for 2 contact hour/0.2 CEU by the American Occupational Therapy Association (Course ID# 00352)

  • 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 approved for the category OT Service Delivery.

Continuing Education Information

This course has been approved for 2 contact hours/0.2 CEU by the American Occupational Therapy Association (Course ID# 00352).

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