Acute Care Hospital Units

The Hospital Units in Occupational Therapy Acute Care

Common hospital units for occupational therapists to work in with examples of conditions.  Occupational therapists may float to some or all of the units....
Digital Play vs Traditional Play

Digital Play vs. Traditional Play for Children

Digital play is becoming more popular for children with the expanding library of apps, video games, and technologies. So is digital play bad for...
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Kinesio Tape Subluxed Shoulder – Evidence-Based Occupational Therapy Treatment (2019)

  Research Systematic Review on Effectiveness of shoulder taping in Hemiplegia: provides sufficient evidence to suggest taping is a beneficial method for reducing pain and...

Is School-Based Mindfulness Not As Effective As We Thought? | Occupational Therapist Evidence Based...

About Mindfulness Mindfulness has seen some promising results in research for conditions such as stress and PTSD. I took a short course on mindfulness in...
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Decompressive Craniectomy – Storing a skull in a patient’s abdomen?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTc9cNiNBcs Some of you may remember the incident when Roy of Siegfried and Roy was mauled by one of the tigers. Did they really put...

States that Require or Don’t Require NBCOT Certification for Occupational Therapy License Renewal |...

Is NBCOT Renewal Required for Practice? One question that I have and I get asked is whether it is required for you to renew your...
Occupational Therapy Shower Guide Precautions

Occupational Therapy Shower Guide and Precautions

As I work in the ARU, I have given and assisted with many showers. Here is a guide for showers that can be adapted...

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...

CBT-I: Sleep Hygiene

Sleep Hygiene Tips Screen time: Turn off TVs, computers, tablets, smartphones, and game consoles one hour before bedtime Caffeine: Avoid caffeine 6-8 hours before...

SCD Guide for Occupational Therapists – Overview, Uses, Contraindications, Tips, Research on VTE &...

Check this SCD out: I have not seen an SCD like this one before. I like how the model is on her phone. It's not...