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What’s Swallowing Got to Do With It? Respiration and Swallowing in Patients with COVID-19
Presented by Angela Mansolillo, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Course: #1329Level: Intermediate1 Hour
COVID-19 is a highly contagious virus that results in a number of respiratory, otolaryngological, and neurological symptoms, including dysphagia. This course explores the mechanisms of swallow dysfunction in patients with COVID-19 and provides critical information for clinicians providing assessment and treatment to these vulnerable patients.

An Introduction to Health Equity for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) People
Presented by Alex Keuroghlian, MD, MPH, Mason Dunn, JD
Course: #1326Level: Introductory2 Hours
Learn about LGBTQIA+ health disparities, demographics, and terminology, as well as key strategies for bringing high-quality care to LGBTQIA+ people at health centers and other health care organizations. Learn about inclusive and effective communication with LGBTQIA+ patients.

The Importance of Respiratory Therapists in Post Acute Care
Presented by Vrati Doshi, MSc, RRT
Course: #1153Level: Introductory1 Hour
The webinar focuses on identifying and overcoming barriers for high acuity respiratory patients transitioning home or to a skilled nursing facility from the hospital, and a respiratory therapist’s impact on their care. The course reviews guidelines for implementing a successful long-term transitional care program specialized in disease management, medication and equipment education. Outcome measures to increase compliance, reduce readmission rates, and improve patient quality of life is discussed.

Supporting the LGBTQ Senior in Healthcare
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, PhD
Course: #1078Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This training describes the required elements for responding to the emerging needs of long term care communities to provide sensitive and respectful services to LGBT elders. The training reviews definitions related to sexual orientation and gender identity challenges experienced by LGBT older adults, and strategies for communication and policies that honor residents' rights.

Sustaining the Well-Being of Healthcare Workers During Coronavirus
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, PhD
Course: #1074Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The coronavirus (COVID-19) is presenting new and unique challenges. We are navigating unchartered waters with this virus, making it important to find new ways to work and interact while also taking care of our mental health and well-being. Many are teleworking full-time for the first time, isolated from co-workers, friends and family. Others are on the front lines caring for others. No matter what, our daily living routines are disrupted causing added anxiety, stress and strain—physically, mentally, and financially. Now more than ever, we all must take care of our mental health and well-being. The purpose of this session is to provide wellness considerations for work settings as we all navigate the uncharted territory and response to novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). In this webinar, the learner will be offered strategies, exercises, activities and considerations for addressing their own health and wellness including stress management, sleep behaviors, and social connectedness. Additionally, symptoms related to trauma are reviewed along with techniques supervisors can utilize for effective, empathic management.

Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, PhD
Course: #1079Level: Introductory1 Hour
Harassment, and more specifically, sexual harassment, is illegal. This course reviews the definition of sexual harassment, ways to prevent harassment, and what to do should harassment occur in the workplace.

Getting Our Mojo Back: Reframing the Way We Recruit and Retain
Presented by Angela Saunders, MS, RRT-NPS
Course: #1025Level: Introductory1 Hour
Healthcare is struggling to keep up with the demands that are expected of our professions. This course discusses how we can work to recruit and retain respiratory therapists into the profession and to the organization.

Practical Stress Management for Respiratory Therapists Part 2: Putting Mindfulness Into Practice
Presented by Jessi Andricks, MS
Course: #1016Level: Introductory1 Hour
As Respiratory therapists, stress, burnout and compassion fatigue are huge risk factors to your mental health and wellness. Stress Management Tools, such as Mindfulness, can help reduce this risk and overall stress. In part 2 of this course, you’ll learn how to put the tools of mindfulness into practice in your day to help manage stress.

Therapeutic Strategies for Counseling Complex Patients within a Pediatric Critical Care Setting
Presented by Michael Hoffman, PhD
Course: #1006Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will review concrete, specific therapeutic strategies for managing complex patients and their families who present within a critical care setting. This may include patients who are non-adherent to medical recommendations, have significant medical complexity, and/or other multicultural/diversity issues.

Psychosocial Care in a Pediatric Intensive Care Setting
Presented by Joslyn Kenowitz, PhD
Course: #1013Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides an introductory overview of psychosocial care in the intensive care setting. Topics include child and family functioning, the role of multidisciplinary team and tools to support children and families in this setting.