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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


What Are the Steps of Information Literacy?

Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT

April 29, 2015

What are the steps of information literacy?   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


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

 


Where Can I Find Specific Definitions on the CPT Codes?

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

March 26, 2015

Where can I find specific definitions on the CPT codes?   Read More


Does Medicare Like Percentages in Goals?

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

March 26, 2015

Does Medicare like percentages in goals?   Read More


Do You Recommend Physical Activity in the Classroom?

Rondalyn V. Whitney, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

March 23, 2015

Do you recommend physical activity in the classroom?   Read More

   


When Would You Determine Funding for Wheelchair Assessments?

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

March 10, 2015

At what point would you determine funding when starting a wheelchair assessment?   Read More


Recommendations for Power Wheelchair Training with Pediatric Client with Inconsistent Problem-Solving?

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

February 18, 2015

I have a student who is seven years old. We trialed the power wheelchair with the joystick. She was able to understand cause-and-effect, stop and go, and directional concepts. Following directions...   Read More

 


Do You Use a Cognitive and/or Vision Screen Prior to Trying Power Wheelchairs?

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

February 12, 2015

Do you use a cognitive and/or vision screen prior to trying power wheelchairs?   Read More

    


Do You Prefer a Center Mount Over a Side Mount?

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

January 27, 2015

Do you prefer center mount over side mount?   Read More

 


How do we perform sensory re-education after a nerve injury?

Rebecca Neiduski, Ph.D., OTR/L, CHT

November 25, 2014

How do we perform sensory re-education after a nerve injury?   Read More


What Are Some of the Benefits of Infant Massage?

Jennifer Pitonyak, PhD, OTR/L, SCFES, CIMI

November 17, 2014

What are some of the benefits of infant massage?   Read More

   


What are the sympathetic changes that we typically observe after nerve injury?

Rebecca Neiduski, Ph.D., OTR/L, CHT

November 11, 2014

What are the sympathetic changes that we typically observe after nerve injury?   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

 


What is the prevalence of depression among stroke survivors?

Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS

October 14, 2014

What is the prevalence of depression in people who have had a stroke?   Read More

 


Efficient Measurements during Seating Evaluations

Kirsten Davin, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, SMS

October 6, 2014

There are a lot of measurements to take during the seating evaluation. Do you have suggestions or strategies to make it more efficient?   Read More

   


Should we use direct statements with children with autism?

Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L

September 30, 2014

Should we use direct statements with children with autism?   Read More

 


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