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Do Any Of The Prostheses Have The Ability To Use Touch Screen Technology Such As With An iPad?

Debra Latour, OTD, M.Ed. Advanced Practice of Occupational Therapy, OTR/L

October 5, 2015

Do any of the prostheses have the ability to use touch screen technology such as with an iPad?   Read More

How Do You Get a Person with Cancer to Exercise?

Andrea Branas, PT, MSE, MPT, CLT

September 28, 2015

How do you get a person with fatigue from cancer to exercise?   Read More


What is an Orthosis?

Jared Howell, MS, CPO, LPO

September 22, 2015

What is an orthosis?   Read More


How Can We Prevent Repetitive Stress Injuries with Computer Use?

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 17, 2015

How can we prevent repetitive stress injuries with computer use?   Read More


When Should a Child Move From Riding in a Car Seat to Riding in Their Mobility Base?

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 31, 2015

When should a child move from riding in a car seat to riding in their mobility base?   Read More


Why is Letter Tracing Not Thought to be Effective in Teaching Motor Plans?

Helene Gillespie, Ph.D., OTR/L

August 24, 2015

Why is tracing around letters not thought to be effective in teaching motor plans?   Read More


What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of a Power Seat Lift?

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 18, 2015

What are the advantages and disadvantages of a power seat lift?   Read More

What Are the Different Drive Wheel Configurations in a Power Wheelchair?

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 11, 2015

What are the different drive wheel configurations in a power wheelchair?   Read More

Do You Need Special Training on ICU Equipment for an Early Mobility Program?

Marla R. Robinson, MSc, OTR/L, BCPR, Cheryl Esbrook, OTR/L, BCPR

August 3, 2015

Do you need special training on ICU equipment for an early mobility program?   Read More

Does Nursing Support Early Mobility in the ICU?

Marla R. Robinson, MSc, OTR/L, BCPR, Cheryl Esbrook, OTR/L, BCPR

July 27, 2015

Does nursing support early mobility in the ICU?   Read More

What is the Mechanism of Action with Functional Electrical Stimulation?

Kathryn Nedley, OTD, OTR

July 24, 2015

What is the mechanism of action with functional electrical stimulation?   Read More

What Are the Benefits of a Tilt in Space Wheelchair?

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

July 15, 2015

What are the benefits of a tilt in space wheelchair?   Read More

What is a Gait Trainer?

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

July 6, 2015

What is a gait trainer?   Read More

What is Augmented Mobility?

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

June 30, 2015

What is aumented mobility?   Read More

What Are the Principles of Ergonomics?

Cindy Quinnelly, MS, OTR/L

June 19, 2015

What are the principles of ergonomics?   Read More

What is the Concept of Occupational Deprivation in Relation to Incarceration?

John White, PhD, OTR/L

June 12, 2015

What is the concept of occupational deprivation in relation to incarceration?   Read More

What are Some Contraindications or Red Flags for Electrical Stimulation Use?

Kathryn Nedley, OTD, OTR

May 27, 2015

What are some contraindications or red flags for electrical stimulation use?   Read More

What Are the Challenges to Long Term Family Caregiving?

Rita Fleming-Castaldy, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

May 27, 2015

What are the challenges or the impact of long term family caregiving?   Read More

Do You Approach Different Age Groups/Generational Cohorts Differently When Providing OT Instruction?

Yolanda Griffiths, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

May 4, 2015

When I went to school over 20 years ago, we had many different age groups in our class. It was a Master’s program and there were some older people and younger people in there. Do you ever appr...   Read More

How Does Boolean Key Word Searching Help Us in Our OT Practice?

Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT

April 29, 2015

How does Boolean searching help us in our OT practice?   Read More