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What is the Difference Between Curative and Palliative Care in Cancer Treatment?

Kirsten Davin, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, SMS, CAPS, CHSE

July 15, 2024

What is the difference between curative and palliative care in cancer treatment?   Read More


What is the OTP's Role in Bowel and Bladder Management in Pediatrics?

Alex King, OTR/L, CCLS

July 1, 2024

What is the OTP's role in bowel and bladder management in pediatrics?   Read More


What Are the Statistics and Disparities Associated With Asthma?

Nancy Nathenson, RRT

June 15, 2024

What are the statistics and disparities associated with asthma?   Read More


What Are the Primary Causes of Asthma?

Nancy Nathenson, RRT

June 1, 2024

What are the primary causes of asthma?   Read More


What Are the Contraindications Associated With Electrical Stimulation Therapy?

Amy Friedl, MS, OTR/L

May 15, 2024

What are the contraindications associated with electrical stimulation therapy?   Read More


How Do Caregivers Support Individuals With Spinal Cord Injuries, and What Challenges Do They Encounter?

Alaena McCool, MS, OTR/L, CPAM

May 1, 2024

How do caregivers support individuals with spinal cord injuries, and what challenges do they encounter?   Read More


What Are the Indicators for Human Trafficking for the Health Care Provider?

Hannah Halbreich, MSW, LICSW

April 15, 2024

What are the indicators for human trafficking for the health care provider?   Read More


How Does Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Reduce Short-Term Externalizing Behaviors?

Nicole Quint, PhD, Dr.OT, OTR/L

April 1, 2024

How does social-emotional learning (SEL) reduce short-term externalizing behaviors?   Read More


What Key Elements Are Involved in Sleep Hygiene Training, and How Do They Contribute to Better Sleep?

Cynthia Hoskins, DBH, MOT, OTR/L, CCTS-I

March 15, 2024

What key elements are involved in sleep hygiene training, and how do they contribute to better sleep?   Read More


What Challenges Do Family Caregivers of Adult Children With Autism Face?

Christina Marsack-Topolewski, PhD, MSW, LMSW

March 1, 2024

What challenges do family caregivers of adult children with autism face?   Read More


What Is Self-regulation, And What Promotes It In The Early Years?

Tere Bowen-Irish, OTR/L

February 15, 2024

What is self-regulation, and what promotes it in the early years?   Read More


How Does Collaboration Between Therapists and CNAs Contribute to Fall Prevention in the Elderly Population?

Brittany Horvath, MS, CCC-SLP, CDP

February 1, 2024

How does collaboration between therapists and CNAs contribute to fall prevention in the elderly population?   Read More


What is the Projected Demographic Shift for the Aging Population in the United States?

Brittany Horvath, MS, CCC-SLP, CDP

January 15, 2024

What is the projected demographic shift for the aging population in the United States?   Read More


What is the Positive Approach to Care (PAC), and How Does It Differ From Traditional Perspectives on Dementia Care?

Laurie Walther, MS, CCC-SLP

January 1, 2024

What is the Positive Approach to Care (PAC), and how does it differ from traditional perspectives on dementia care?   Read More


In the Interoceptive System, What Challenges May Be Faced By Those Who Are Under-Responsive?

Megan Paben, MOT, OTR/L, ASDCS

December 15, 2023

In the interoceptive system, what challenges may be faced by those who are under-responsive?   Read More


How Might Under-Responsiveness to the Auditory System Affect a Person's Behavior?

Megan Paben, MOT, OTR/L, ASDCS

December 1, 2023

How might under-responsiveness to the auditory system affect a person's behavior?   Read More


What Are Some Signs of Over-Responsiveness to Tactile Processing?

Megan Paben, MOT, OTR/L, ASDCS

November 15, 2023

What are some signs of over-responsiveness to tactile processing?   Read More


Why Should OTs Educate Both Patients and Their Families About Brain Function and its Relevance to Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)? 

Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD

November 1, 2023

Why should OTs educate both patients and their families about brain function and its relevance to activities of daily living (ADLs)?   Read More

How Does Understanding the Interconnection Between a Person, Task, and Environment Play a Role in OT When Addressing Functional Cognition?

Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD

October 15, 2023

How does understanding the interconnection between a person, task, and environment play a role in OT when addressing functional cognition?   Read More


How Can Occupational Therapists Address Urinary Incontinence in Nursing Homes?

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, CFPS

October 1, 2023

How can occupational therapists address urinary incontinence in nursing homes?   Read More


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