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How Do You Advocate For The Recovery OT Model?

Anne MacRae, PhD, OTR/L, BCMH, FAOTA

March 28, 2016

Could you talk a little more specifically about advocacy and how you have advocated for the recovery OT model?   Read More


End of Life Care and Occupational Therapy

Heather Javaherian-Dysinger, OTD, OTR/L

March 21, 2016

With regards to healthcare reform, could you please elaborate on how the bundling of care into a single episode and payment may shift the focus of quality care and the impact on OT services in hospice...   Read More


Occupational Therapy's Role in Preventing Hospital Readmissions Throughout the Continuum of Care

Marla R. Robinson, MSc, OTR/L, BCPR, Pamela Roberts, PhD, MSHA, OTR/L, SCFES, FAOTA, CPHQ, FNAP

March 14, 2016

What are the key aspects or things to think about when you are doing any type of transition from one area to another?   Read More


Evidence-Based Intervention for Balance and Falls Prevention

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

March 7, 2016

We know nursing is integral to programming. Have you found that nursing is receptive to training and setting up in-services?   Read More


With Regards To Creating A Successful Transition From Teenager In School To Young Adult, What Do You Do Without An IEP?

Cara Koscinski, MOT, OTR/L

February 29, 2016

My son had an IEP for years. He now wants to be a Marine, but he is struggling in math. The schools also do not teach life skills. What do you suggest?   Read More


Different Types of Falls and Prevalence of Anticipated Physiologic Falls

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

February 22, 2016

Can you please review the different types of falls and why anticipated physiologic is so prevalent?   Read More


Syndactyly Release Treatment

Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT

February 15, 2016

With regards to syndactyly release, do you work on grip strength as well or are you more concerned with functional grasp first?   Read More


Does the Goal Attainment Scaling need certification?

Amanda Acord-Vira, EdD, OTR/L, CBIS

February 8, 2016

Does the Goal Attainment Scaling need certification?   Read More


Do you prefer the taping over the strapping for subluxed shoulders?

Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, OTD, CPAM, CKTP

February 1, 2016

Do you prefer the taping over the strapping for subluxed shoulders?   Read More


What are the measures that you use frequently in pediatric neurorehabilitation?

Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, OTD, CPAM, CKTP

January 25, 2016

What are the measures that you use frequently in pediatric neurorehabilitation?   Read More


The treatment of the pediatric hand patient

Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT

January 18, 2016

Do you find with fractures, unlike with tendon laceration, children can be more active earlier than adults?   Read More


What is an example of culture-rich points?

Sean Getty, MS, OTR/L

January 11, 2016

What is an example of culture-rich points?   Read More


Are there instances when OT roles overlap with psychology when treating in primary care?

Sue Dahl-Popolizio, DBH, OTR/L, CHT

January 4, 2016

Are there instances when OT roles overlap with psychology when treating in primary care?   Read More


Why aren't learning disabilities mentioned when discussing sensory integration and sensory processing topics?

Cindy Clough, MS, OT

December 28, 2015

Learning disabilities seemed not to be mentioned with sensory integration and sensory processing. Is there a reason?   Read More


Alcohol and the older adult: The screening process

Susan Swinehart, OTD, MS, OTR, FAOTA

December 21, 2015

During the screening process, would you advise to bring the family in as well?   Read More


Why are molded and aggressive contoured seating systems not recommended for bariatric clients?

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

December 15, 2015

Why are molded and aggressive contoured seating systems not recommended for bariatric clients?   Read More


Seating: Matching Client Needs to Product

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

December 7, 2015

How do I decide on seating products for a client?   Read More


Electronic Aids To Daily Living

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

November 30, 2015

What is our take home message when it comes to electronic aids to daily living?   Read More


What Is Interhemispheric Inhibition?

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

November 23, 2015

What is interhemispheric inhibition?   Read More


How Do I Resolve When A Patient Cannot Give Informed Consent And Family Members Disagree?

Rachel Wynn, MS, CCC-SLP

November 16, 2015

If a client cannot give informed consent and family members disagree, how do I resolve this?   Read More