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Are there any quick mindfulness and self-care breathing exercises for healthcare professionals?

Nicole Steward, MSW, RYT

May 5, 2020

Are there any quick mindfulness and self-care breathing exercises for healthcare professionals?   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

  


Can you give an example of a pediatric treatment provided via telehealth, the session length, and how much parents need to be involved?

Aditi Mehra, DHS, OTR/L

May 1, 2020

Can you give an example of a pediatric treatment provided via telehealth? What is the typical length of the session? How much do the parents need to be involved?   Read More

   


Can I earn all the CEUs for my state license renewal online at OccupationalTherapy.com?

Fawn Carson, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, Nika Ball, MOT, OTR/L, ATP

March 13, 2020

Can I get all of the continuing education to renew my state license online at OccupationalTherapy.com?   Read More


Demystifying the Evidence: Strategies for Integrating Research into Adult Rehabilitation Settings

Lisa Juckett, MOT, OTR/L

June 1, 2019

How do we integrate research into practice?   Read More

 


Delivering Culturally Competent Care: Strategies for Clinicians

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP

May 1, 2019

Why is cultural competency important?   Read More


Fieldwork Educator

Amy Mahle, MHA, COTA/L

May 1, 2018

Why should you be a fieldwork educator?   Read More


Getting A Grip On Research

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

February 1, 2018

Why should we bother with evidence based practice? Also, what are the different levels of evidence?   Read More


Theory of Occupational Adaptation: Making Connections between Theory, Practice and Research

Lorrie George-Paschal, PhD, OTR/L

November 1, 2017

It says the section of the OAPG that guides the client in actual generation of an occupational response, what does it mean by actual generation? When an adolescent persists hanging out "with the...   Read More


The Way You Do The Things You Do: Occupational Therapy and Malpractice

Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA

May 1, 2017

What if there is something that I am not sure I should be doing? How can I know whether it is something that may cause malpractice or not?   Read More


Forging Researcher-Clinician Alliances to Advance Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Research

Mary Khetani, Sc.D., OTR, Simone Gill, Ph.D., OTR/L, Leanne Yinusa-Nyahkoon, ScD, OTR/L

March 6, 2017

How do I become engaged in interdisciplinary research?   Read More


Get Paid to Travel: What You Need To Know To Get Started As A Traveling Occupational Therapist

Laura Latimer, MOT

January 16, 2017

Do recruiters need to know that you may be using two agencies? Do they get competitive with each other? Can you ever use two recruiters from the same agency? Also, I have not been working for some tim...   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, CMDCP, CDP

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, CMDCP, CDP

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, CMDCP, CDP

March 26, 2015

Does Medicare like percentages in goals?   Read More


Importance of Patient Goals in Evidence-Based Practice Treatment

Franklin Stein, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

September 11, 2013

How important is the patient’s goals in evidence-based practice treatment?   Read More


Becoming an Evidence-Based OT

Alison Lane, Ph.D., OTR/L, Amy Darragh, Ph.D., OTR/L

August 28, 2013

How do you become an evidence-based OT? Where do you start?   Read More


Defining a CAT or Critically Appraised Topic

Sara Benham, MS, OTR/L, ATP

July 15, 2013

What is a CAT?   Read More