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Why should occupational therapists be involved in the treatment of falls?

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

May 9, 2022

Why should occupational therapists be involved in the treatment of falls?   Read More

 


What is Lifestyle Redesign® and how can it be used to manage chronic pain?

Lindsey Reeves, OTD, OTR/L, CEAS

March 11, 2022

What is Lifestyle Redesign® and how can it be used to manage chronic pain?   Read More

   


What is animal assisted therapy?

Melissa Winkle, OTR/L, FAOTA, CPDT-KA, Phoebe Yam, OTD, OTR/L

February 3, 2022

What is animal-assisted therapy?   Read More

   


What are the benefits of completing a wheelchair seating assessment in the home?

Sara Kate Frye, MS, OTR/L, ATP

January 7, 2022

What are the benefits of completing a wheelchair seating assessment in the home?   Read More

   


What is interoception?

Catherine M. Cavaliere, PhD, OTR

December 3, 2021

What is interoception?   Read More

   


What is accessible design?

Sara Story, EdD, OTD, OTR/L, BCG, CAPS

November 4, 2021

What is accessible design?   Read More

   


Can you use contraint induced motor treatment (CIMT) in skilled nursing settings?

Veronica T. Rowe, PhD, OTR/L, CBIST

March 2, 2021

Can you use constraint induced motor treatment in skilled nursing settings?   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

   


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

  


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 Developing COPD

Camille Tovera-Magsombol, OTD, OTR/L

November 5, 2019

What are the risk factors for developing COPD?   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


Introduction: Defining the Concept of Aging in Place

Kelly Dickson, CScD, OTR/L

March 1, 2019

Why should we care about aging in place?   Read More


Incontinence: Practical Tips for the Occupational Therapy Practitioner

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

February 1, 2019

Why should OT address incontinence?   Read More

  


Yoga Therapy for COPD

Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500

January 1, 2019

How is yoga therapy beneficial for patients with COPD?   Read More

 


Abilities Based Approaches to Assessment and Treatment of Persons with Dementia

Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT

September 1, 2017

1. What is your favorite teaching method that you use? 2. What have you found that works well in transitioning task steps to staff?3. As far as the spaced retrieval, have you used it in skilled nursin...   Read More

 


Falls in the Elderly with Fibromyalgia

Sindhu Narayan, OT/L, RYT200

March 13, 2017

Are the tests you mentioned (Test of Everyday Attention, the MASQ, and the FIQR) available online?   Read More

  


What is an Orthosis?

Jared Howell, MS, CPO, LPO

September 22, 2015

What is an orthosis?   Read More

   


Do You Bill for a Re-Evaluation for Part B When Discharging?

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

April 21, 2015

Do I always bill for a re-evaluation for Part B when I am discharging?   Read More

 


Prevalence of Anxiety Post-Stroke

Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS

October 27, 2014

What is the prevalence of anxiety post-stroke?   Read More

 


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