Healthcare Funding in the United States: Things You Wish You Learned in Occupational Therapy...

You probably already know that the US healthcare system spends and burns through a lot of money. But just how is it funded in...

APA Quotations and Citations for Occupational Therapy Students & Researchers

Quotations are often misused in APA format, and for good reason – there are very specific rules. Here is a simple cheatsheet for you...

Occupational Therapist Imposter Syndrome: Not a Bad Thing

https://youtu.be/A5R9O31TqmQ On social media and even in studies of other healthcare workers, imposter syndrome often comes up as a subject. This is common for new...

Which Direction/Side to Transfer onto Commode – Occupational Therapy

Introduction Patients have two options when it comes to transferring onto a commode, say from a bed. They can either go towards their strong side...

Apraxia Made Easy – Ideational vs Ideomotor vs Dressing vs Constructional & More –...

This article features the most common kinds of apraxia associated with occupational therapy, prognosis, and treatment. About Apraxia Apraxia is a neurological disorder that is...

Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) Made Easy for Occupational Therapy – Bonus Quiz: Test Your...

BONUS: Take the OT Dude GCS Quiz at the end to test your knowledge. Here are some ways I remembered how to to calculate the...
Baby Sitting Activity Analysis

How Do Babies Learn to Sit? Occupational Therapy Activity Analysis

I watched my 6 months old learn to sit for the first time. It was insightful watching them learn without any teaching from an...
Content Criterion Validity

Content & Criterion Validity – Occupational Therapy Research Methods

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0g8wd-zkuM Reliability vs Validity First of all, why do we even care about validity? Whenever we question or analyze a measuring tool (no matter what it...
Construct Face Validity

Construct and Face Validity – Occupational Therapy Research Methods

https://youtu.be/qkR0Z_7NMio Reliability vs Validity First of all, why do we even care about validity? Whenever we question or analyze a measuring tool (no matter what it...

Should Occupational Therapy School Use Student-Centered Learning?

In a recent student and new grad discussion group, I read an insightful comment about one OT student's experience in occupational therapy school. They...