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, education for physicians was less standardized. There were many for-profit schools with much lacking uniformity. Physicians in the 19th century attained their medical education in 3 possible systems: apprenticeship, proprietary schools … Read more

Motivational Interviewing for Vaccine Hesitancy (COVID-19) – Occupational Therapy EBP

Introduction I have been thinking for a while about how we can help those who are anti-vax or the vaccine-hesitant to change their mind and be more willing, if not ultimately more receptive and take action to become vaccinated. I am not just talking about COVID-19, but for other diseases for which vaccines have a … Read more

Benefits for Occupational Therapist Workers Impacted by COVID-19

Benefits Occupational Therapist COVID-19

FFCRA for COVID-19 The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. What is it? A federal act providing up to 80 hours of emergency paid leave that is available immediately to employees … Read more