OT History Lesson: Why Did AOTA Sue NBCOT in 1998?

The following is the case between AOTA and NBCOT in 1998. It is a very interesting read as many are not aware of this...

History Lesson: How the Flexner Report Shaped Occupational Therapy Reimbursement in the United States

The Flexner Report had a large influence on the course of healthcare in the US despite being over 100 years old. In the early 1900s,...

History of the Term ‘Occupation’ in Occupational Therapy

The profession of occupational therapy was influenced by the Moral Treatment movement in the second half of the 19th century and the Arts and Crafts...

Medicare Parts Explained | Occupational Therapy Reference

There are 4 parts to Medicare: Part A, Part B, Part C, and Part D. Part A (Hospital Insurance) Admitted starts with the letter A, as...

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...