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What Does An Occupational Therapist Need To Know About Noninvasive Brain Stimulation?

Heather T. Peters, MOT, OTR/L

May 16, 2016

What does an occupational therapist need to know about noninvasive brain stimulation?   Read More


Motor-vation - Using An Evidence-based Motor Program To Support Fine And Visual Motor Development In Kindergarten

Shaunna Kelder, DrOT, OTR/L

May 9, 2016

Could you please elaborate on the MTSS/RtI?   Read More


What Is Your Best Strategy Of Engaging Patients?

Erik Johnson, MS, OT

May 2, 2016

What is your best strategy of engaging patients?   Read More

 


Vocational Treatment For The Transitional Aged Youth (TAY)

Michelle Burlyga, MS, OTR/L

April 25, 2016

Can you say more about the vocational treatment. What exactly do you do?   Read More


How Do I Complete The Data Aspect Of The COPM In An Adolescent Outpatient Mental Health Program?

Elizabeth Cara, Ph.D., OTR/L, MFC

April 18, 2016

I have used the COPM in my adolescent outpatient mental health program, but it has been unsuccessful in finding the numeric measurement instructions for the bottom section that compares the initial wi...   Read More


Can An Occupational Therapist Have A Private Practice In Psychiatric Rehabilitation?

Elizabeth Cara, Ph.D., OTR/L, MFC

April 11, 2016

Can an occupational therapist have a private practice in psychiatric rehabilitation? Has anyone done this?   Read More


How Do I Transition Into OT Psychiatric Mental Health?

Elizabeth Cara, Ph.D., OTR/L, MFC

April 4, 2016

Do you have recommendations to facilitate OT knowledge and skill development for mental health OT? I've been primarily in geriatric physical disability or physical disability. I would like to tran...   Read More


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


What Is The Occupational Therapy Role In End Of Life Care?

Heather Javaherian-Dysinger, OTD, OTR/L

March 21, 2016

What is the occupational therapy role in end of life care?   Read More


What Is Occupational Therapy's Role In Transitions To Prevent Hospital Readmissions?

Marla R. Robinson, MSc, OTR/L, BCPR, BT-C, FAOTA, Pamela Roberts, PhD, OTR/L, SCFES, FAOTA, CPHQ, FNAP, FACRM

March 14, 2016

What is occupational therapy's role in transitions to prevent hospital readmissions?   Read More


Is Nursing Receptive To Occupational Therapy Balance Training And Inservices?

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

March 7, 2016

Is nursing receptive to occupational therapy balance training and inservices?   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


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