Sleep is one of the most important daily occupations that is necessary for physical, mental and emotional well-being. This webinar will provide a thorough overview of the physiology of sleep and the functional consequences of poor sleep on today's working adult population and economy. This discussion will also examine populations who are at greater risk for sleep deprivation and potential environmental and behavioral solutions to promote and improve sleep hygiene.
- The participant will be able to explain sleep hygiene
- The participant will be able to describe one consequence of poor sleep for each of the following categories of health: physical, mental, emotional.
- The participant will identify at least two working populations whose job requirements may put them at risk for lack of sleep
- The participant will be able to outline at least three sleep hygiene tips to improve sleep routines for working adults
*CEUs: This course is currently pre-approved for Continuing Education CEs by the BOC. The Back School is also an AOTA Approved Provider (#4849) and is authorized to offer AOTA 1 contact hour for this class. AOTA Classification Codes: Category 1: Domain of OT & Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA
This and many of our courses are currently or have in the past been pre-approved for continuing education credit by most state PT boards. Other specialties/professional disciplines should be able to submit for individual credit but it is important for you to contact your state licensing board or professional credentialing board for information regarding policies and the amount of continuing education credits allowed for online courses.
Refunds are not available for distance learning courses.
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Jamie McGaha, OTR, CHT, CEAS, OTD, COMT
Jamie McGaha is a licensed occupational therapist and certified hand therapist who practices in outpatient hand therapy in Denver, CO. Jamie’s practice experience includes a variety of upper extremity diagnoses ranging from cumulative trauma and musculoskeletal disorders to traumatic and post-operative orthopedic injuries. In addition to Jamie’s full-time clinical work, she is experienced in ergonomic assessments and interventions for the office worker, automotive assembly line, and the flooring installer trade. Previously, she has also served as an assistant faculty member at the University of St. Augustine’s Occupational Therapy program in Austin, TX.
Jamie earned her Doctorate of Occupational Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis with a research emphasis on ergonomics and upper extremity disorders. Jamie is a certified orthopedic manual therapist for the upper extremity, has current and ongoing research on the topic of thumb arthritis, and is a member of the American Society for Hand Therapists. Jamie’s research is published in peer reviewed journals such as Applied Ergonomics and Journal of Hand Therapy.