This update has been long overdue. I first wrote about COVID-19 on February 10 - I think it was not even called COVID-19 at that point and people were still calling it coronavirus. Although I have been following the...

Happy OT Month 2020

This is OTDUDE.com's first year celebrating OT month. We are very fortunate to be apart of this amazing community of inspiring professionals working with clients and populations across the lifespan. This year's motto: Occupational Therapy: EMBRACING CHALLENGES, ENHANCING LIVES. We will be...
3/3/20 Coronavirus Cases: 859,338 Deaths: 42,334 Recovered: 178,125 Social media has been spreading positive awareness, but also misinformation about the novel coronavirus. The general public has now become aware of the shortage of PPE for healthcare workers in the United States. There have been...
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Occupational Therapy Badge Reel

We are excited to announce our new line of Occupational Therapy (OT) Badge Reels in our Store! The Shortage of Cool OT Stuff for Dudes When we googled "occupational therapy badge reel", we were disappointed with the lack of products for...
Why was AOTA’s 2020 Annual Conference & Expo in Boston canceled? The Governor of Massachusetts declared a state of emergency on March 10 to support the Commonwealth’s response to the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-10), and he urged large organizations...
Q&A When is International Wheelchair Day? International Wheelchair Day is on the 1st of March every year - around the world! How did it begin? Steve Wilkinsonis the founder of International Wheelchair Day. It was founded in 2008 to provide a platform for...
This is a quick tutorial explaining how to get started with earning using your unique Affiliate referral links. Getting Started You will be directed to click on the Creatives link once you login to the Affiliate Control Panel for the first...
Thank you to LovelyyOT for producing a concise summary of the PDGM. It has been a little over a month since PDGM has went live (1/1/2020) in the US. If you are in home health, you most-likely have heard about...
Top 5 list of blogs that we recommend (and also follow ourselves) for all things Occupational Therapy. 1. AOTA's CommunOT Welcome to the American Occupational Therapy Association's blog! Get the latest information and news from AOTA staff here on AOTA's blog....

What is in your OT pockets?

What is in your OT pockets? I love my scrub pockets. They are so useful. Sometimes I almost have more things in my pockets than some of our nurses! Scrub shirt Chest pocket: pen, post-it notes, alcohol prep wipes (for wiping sunglasses, clean-up...