Occupational Therapy

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ACOTE Provides Update on Entry-Level Educations for OTs

Profession moving towards doctoral standard For 13 years, AOTA and the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) worked hand-in-hand. This included the development of the Doctorate of Occupational Therapy…

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Helping Hands

A history of hand therapy and how you can become the next CHT in your community While hand therapist sounds like a particularly narrow area of expertise, over time the…

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De-clutter Your Workspace!

OTs are notorious pack rats We are two weeks into the New Year. When the calendar rolls over, many people make resolutions. We all know the standard resolutions: lose weight,…

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Biannual Medication Review for Long-Term Care Patients:

The importance of eliminating UNNECESSARY medications. Once put on certain medications in nursing homes patients often stay on them indefinitely. Examples are drugs like cholinesterase inhibitors that are designed to…

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Monitoring Medications in Aging Patients

As doctor’s visits increase, so does the possibility of medicinal interactions While doctors and nurses are experts on determining the proper medications to treat a patient’s ailments, they can only…

Practice Management
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Expanding Your Practice

Make no mistake: The outpatient rehabilitation industry is at war. Things are happening in the rehabilitation industry that will change the face of it forever.…

Home Care
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Physical Therapy for Seniors Living at Home

A new standard in environmental design Occupational therapists work closely with clients who may require an individualized, comprehensive home assessment to maximize their independence, safety…

Business & Policy
Senior Care
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Monitoring Medications in Aging Patients

As doctor’s visits increase, so does the possibility of medicinal interactions While doctors and nurses are experts on determining the proper medications to treat a…