Now What Do We Eat? – Western Diet and Fast Food Linked to Neurodegenerative...

Some interesting topics have come up in my feed lately regarding the Western diet and plastics. First of all, I love this stuff. Cheeseburgers....

MoCA Certification Requirement on 9/1/19

MoCA or Montreal Cognitive Assessment is an easy to administer screening tool for early detection of cognitive dysfunction. Conditions that the MoCA are commonly...
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Occupational Therapy Coronavirus COVID-19 Update #2

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...

Overzealous in preventing falls, hospitals are producing an ‘epidemic of immobility’ in elderly patients

The Washington Post wrote an article titled, "Overzealous in preventing falls, hospitals are producing an ‘epidemic of immobility’ in elderly patients". The content highlighted...

Don’t Put it On Us: Burnout & The Gaslighting of Healthcare Workers

The Burnout Messaging Burnout has been a theme we have been seeing in healthcare lately, which was likely intensified and brought to public attention due...
Message to the Universe

A Message to the Universe

Today has been one of the most insightful days of my life. I learned about my family history after talking with my grandmother. I...

Getting Your Time Back – Productivity

Do you feel like you have enough time in a day? Are 24 hours in a day enough? Or do you have the opposite problem...

Occupational Therapist’s Thoughts on the Rodanda Vaught Criminal Nursing Medicational Error Case

I am deeply disappointed in the legal controversy surrounding the Rodanda Vaught case. That's the one where a nurse made a medication error that...

Amazon Care (Telehealth) Impact and Outlook for Occupational Therapy

LA Times wrote a piece titled "Amazon Care may be to healthcare what Amazon Prime is to shopping". Now that is quite a prediction! Amazon...

The Irony of NPI Numbers – PSA: Your Private Information is Probably Public on...

I waited months to write this post for my own privacy reasons as I was trying to figure out what was going on and...