Proper & Safe Transfer Techniques Occupational Therapy

Transferring is the client's movement from one surface to another. The process involves the pre-transfer, transfer, and post-transfer. As the client has some physical...

Spinal Cord Injury Occupational Therapy Reference Guide

ASIA Scale A - Complete - No motor or sensory B - Sensory Incomplete  - Sensory but no motor function below the specified level C - Motor...

Dysphagia Levels

https://youtu.be/lA9aBbdp2iY Older Version: Foods Level 1 - Pureed (Most impaired) For individuals with moderate to severe swallowing difficulty. Poor jaw or tongue control, and delayed swallow. Pureed...
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Occupational & Physical Therapy Levels of Assistance

Levels of Assistance Table Download PDF   Term Abbreviation Effort OT Provides Effort Patient Provides Notes Independent “I” 0% 100% Therapist does not need to be in the room. Supervised “S” 0% 100% e.g. OT within the room of the client. Standby...
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Contact Guard Assist vs Standby Assist

Q: What is the difference and similarity between Contact Guard Assist (CGA) and Standby Assist (SBA) for physical rehab in occupational therapy and physical...
MET Levels Made Easy

MET Levels & Cardiac Rehab Made Easy for Occupational Therapy

In the process of making a new free NBCOT® Exam prep course for students, I accidentally discovered that the MET levels that the occupational...

Imaging Anatomy Reference for Occupational Therapists

Resource Alert Sharing a resource I saw on social media. This Instagram account @theradiologistpage shares imaging of various anatomy, e.g. CT of the brain, x-ray of...

Medical Research Council (MRC) Scoring System for Muscle Strength in the ICU for Occupational...

MRC in ICU for OT Manual muscle testing (MMT) in the ICU using the Medical Research Council (MRC) Scoring...
Balance Scale Therapy

Balance Grades for Occupational & Physical Therapy (Normal, Good, Fair, Poor Scale)

https://youtu.be/p4zwqmHj2EE Balance Grades for Occupational & Physical Therapy (Normal, Good, Fair, Poor Scale) Static Balance Normal : Able to maintain steady balance without support against all...

Occupational Therapy DME Weight Limits

Occupational Therapy DME Weight Limits Warning Follow the manufacturer's specific guidelines for weight limits. The weights listed are intended to give general idea of...