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Why is a neutral posture so important when setting up a home workspace?

Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT

September 8, 2020

Why is a neutral posture so important when setting up a home workspace?   Read More

  


Why do we want COVID-19 patients in a prone position?

Lyndsay Laxton, OTR/L, Julia Smith, MS, OTR/L

August 5, 2020

Why do we want COVID-19 patients in a prone position?   Read More

   


Self-care for OTs: What are some helpful tips to manage stress?

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

June 2, 2020

What are some helpful tips to manage stress?   Read More

 


Are there any quick mindfulness and self-care breathing exercises for healthcare professionals?

Nicole Steward, MSW, RYT

May 5, 2020

Are there any quick mindfulness and self-care breathing exercises for healthcare professionals?   Read More

 


For treating in the home, does there need to be an MD order if insurance is not involved?

Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA

May 1, 2020

If an elderly patient is seen in the home by an OT, does there need to be an MD order if insurance is not involved?   Read More

  


Can you give an example of a pediatric treatment provided via telehealth, the session length, and how much parents need to be involved?

Aditi Mehra, DHS, OTR/L

May 1, 2020

Can you give an example of a pediatric treatment provided via telehealth? What is the typical length of the session? How much do the parents need to be involved?   Read More

   


An Overview of Telehealth

Jana Cason, DHS, OTR/L, FAOTA

April 2, 2020

What is Telehealth?   Read More


Can I earn all the CEUs for my state license renewal online at OccupationalTherapy.com?

Fawn Carson, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, Nika Ball, MOT, OTR/L, ATP

March 13, 2020

Can I get all of the continuing education to renew my state license online at OccupationalTherapy.com?   Read More


Feeding and Vision in Infancy

Marsha Dunn Klein, OTR/L, MEd, FAOTA

March 4, 2020

As infants, what do we learn about feeding through vision?​   Read More


Use of the Montessori Method with Clients With Dementia

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

February 5, 2020

How do you use the Montessori method with clients with dementia?   Read More

 


Risk Factors for Motor Delays

Jessica McMurdie, OTR/L

January 3, 2020

What are the risk factors for motor delays?   Read More

 


Anxious Eaters Defined

Marsha Dunn Klein, OTR/L, MEd, FAOTA

December 9, 2019

Who are anxious eaters?   Read More


Risk Factors for Developing COPD

Camille Tovera-Magsombol, OTD, OTR/L

November 5, 2019

What are the risk factors for developing COPD?   Read More

 


Handwriting Expectations for 4th Grade and Beyond

Marina Scott, MS, OTR/L

October 1, 2019

What are 4th grade and beyond expectations for handwriting?   Read More

 


DIR/Floortime Model

Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS

September 4, 2019

What is the DIR/Floortime model?   Read More

 


Seating and Mobility Certification

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 2, 2019

What is a Seating and Mobility Certification or SMS?   Read More


Functional Cognitive Intervention: Grading Tasks to Maximize Outcomes

Angela Reimer, OTD, MOT, OTR, CBIST

July 8, 2019

Why do we care about assessing cognition as OTs? Isn't that a speech-language pathologist's job?   Read More

 


Demystifying the Evidence: Strategies for Integrating Research into Adult Rehabilitation Settings

Lisa Juckett, MOT, OTR/L

June 1, 2019

How do we integrate research into practice?   Read More

 


Delivering Culturally Competent Care: Strategies for Clinicians

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

May 1, 2019

Why is cultural competency important?   Read More


Environment: Where and How We Promote Aging in Place

Beth Fields, PhD, OTR/L

April 1, 2019

What assessments do you recommend to use in order to promote aging in place?   Read More