Self-Catheterization Occupational Therapy Guide (Female and Male) for Adults | Occupational Therapists Self-Cath Intervention

Intermittent self-catheterization is the temporary placement of a catheter (tube) to remove urine from the body. This is done by placing the catheter through...

Supporting Occupational Therapy in Medicare Home Health

Occupational therapy still has a long way to go compared to other disciplines. During a discharge planning meeting, I had a patient on my...

Top Silver Linings to Covid-19 Occupational Therapy

Background COVID-19. There have been many social media posts and articles on the silver linings of COVID-19 and its negative impacts. COVID-19 has had far-reaching...

How to Quickly Size / Select / Choose a Temporary Wheelchair for Occupational Therapy

Purpose A guide for occupational therapists and physical therapists to quickly size and select a wheelchair for your patient in acute care, acute rehab, and...

Signs and Symptoms of Suicide

The NIH has a page on signs/symptoms and actions to take for someone whom you may suspect is at risk: Talking about wanting to...
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ROHO Cushion (Standard & Quadtro) Inflation Instructions Occupational Therapy

Background The purpose of a ROHO cushion is to decrease the amount of pressure on the sitting area through patented technology of interconnected neoprene air cells...

Protecting your OT (and any other) License

...Coaches/Consultants/Bloggers/YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, Facebook Gurus/Vloggers: Outside of work - many OTs, even OT students who are still in an OT program I see quite often...

“Ransomware forces 3 hospitals to turn away all but the most critical patients”

"Ransomware forces 3 hospitals to turn away all but the most critical patients" Just yesterday, I experienced my first "technical" barrier to patient care when...
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A New OT Calculator – Manual Muscle Test (MMT)

I must have overlooked this one or just was not paying attention. While I thought initially, who needs a calculator for MMT? It's pretty...

PEO-P vs CMOP-E – Similarities & Differences

Many people ask what the similarities differences between PEO-P (Person-Environment-Occupation-Performance Model) and CMOP-E (Canadian Model of Occupational Performance and Engagement) are. An easy way...