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OT Settings Series: the Intro

The magic questions “where do you find people jobs?... or “where do occupational therapy practitioners work” seem to follow us wherever we go. The truth is even after 100 + years as a profession, many people --even fellow members of our interdisciplinary healthcare team do NOT have an accurate depiction of what we do and… Continue reading OT Settings Series: the Intro

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Medical Equipment/Scrub Review: ADC Professional Diagnostic Kit + Landau AllDay Steel

Diagnostic Kit and AllDay Steel PROFESSIONAL DIAGNOSTIC KIT: ADC PROS COMBO 728-609 ANEROID MANOMETER KIT What is in it?  ADSCOPE STETHOSCOPE Ergonomically built (music to my OT ears…), silicone eartips, quality acoustic ability) DIAGNOSTIX SPHYGMOMANOMETER “Precision crafted” Nylon cuff size: Adult 11A (23.0 cm – 40.0 cm) Filter screen protected valve Matching colored zipper case… Continue reading Medical Equipment/Scrub Review: ADC Professional Diagnostic Kit + Landau AllDay Steel

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Scrub Review: Urbane Ultimate(ly your best u)

Urbane Ultimate :   Your Best U. The Collection>>>>>>>>> As women we are powerful. Not only that but we are EXCEPTIONAL and deserve to feel our best self as we care for others. As healthcare providers and women we deserve to feel comfortable in our own skin, listened to by others, and allow ourselves feel… Continue reading Scrub Review: Urbane Ultimate(ly your best u)

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Apparel Review: Urbane Excel Shoe

URBANE EXCEL SHOE My soul is happy for these soles! Urbane’s Excel shoe has completely changed the scrub shoe game. I personally am an anti-clog shoe gal. If you like clogs with scrubs, to each her (or his) own, but these are aesthetically and athletically awesome without compromising STYLE. I’m an occupational therapist working in the inpatient… Continue reading Apparel Review: Urbane Excel Shoe

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Scrub Review: Landau Made Better (Be Better)

Landau : Made Better The Collection>>>>>>>>>>> 5 Fast Facts why I love the “Made Better” scrub set by Landau Uniforms… Durability. I can wash these with my regular clothes and they will stay true to color. Fit. Speaking of washing, I LOVE that I can wash and dry the top and bottom and the bottom… Continue reading Scrub Review: Landau Made Better (Be Better)

Publications, Uncategorized

AOTA: With Love – Thoughts on Being an Empathetic OT Practitioner

Every person we interact with has a story. Every patient we treat may not be the kindest. Kind or not kind, underneath a hard outer shell is usually somebody who is hurting inside in some way. This article is published on American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). I wrote the majority of this article while riding… Continue reading AOTA: With Love – Thoughts on Being an Empathetic OT Practitioner

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NGOT: 11 Reasons to Marry an Occupational Therapist

View snippets of reasons why we are the best partners for love and life! Let's face it, we know the power of occupation and are always on the pursuit of occupational balance (not to mention we are well versed in strategies to age in place in the comfort of our homes....). #inserthearteyes. This article is… Continue reading NGOT: 11 Reasons to Marry an Occupational Therapist

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NGOT: The Good and Bad of Acute Inpatient Rehab

View snippets of what OT looks like in the acute inpatient rehab setting - both positives and negatives. Also FIM FIM FIM FIM....If you don't know what FIM means, step foot into an acute inpatient rehab unit and you'll figure it out really quickly. >>>>>Read the article on NGOT's site here! POST URL: https://newgradoccupationaltherapy.com/good-bad-acute-inpatient-rehab/ With love, SHANNEN

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NGOT: What do PTs ACTUALLY Do? Physical Therapy Myths Debunked

View snippets of what physical therapists actually do from an occupational therapist's subjective perspective. I tell you what they do a whole lot more than just "walking people"... PT and OT go together like peanut butter and jelly - much love to them:)! >>>>>Read the article on NGOT's site here! POST URL: https://newgradoccupationaltherapy.com/physical-therapy-myths-debunked/ With love, SHANNEN