Next up on our #OTSettingsSeries is Michael Ang, OTD, OTR/L, CNS, CSRS, CBIS, HTC, PAM, SWC, CKTP, CAPS. (Yep, those letters are an amazing mouthful...)Dr. Michael Ang created the Outpatient Occupational Therapy Program at St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles, and is specialized in treating neurological and upper extremity conditions. He is currently a professor at West Coast University’s Occupational Therapy Program, and he previously taught at the University of Southern California. Michael also works for The Neuro Specialist Institute and is the primary instructor for the Certified Neuro Specialist (CNS) Certification course... Dr. Ang also has a special story to tell about airplanes and occupational therapy...
Are you an OT student or practitioner that STRUGGLES in documentation, specifically in goal-writing. Then, this excellent resources is for you!!
"Remember more in less time" Can you remember the last time you read something once and could recall it with 100% accuracy? Yeah, nah me neither. As much as I enjoy reading and learning, I have never been one of those people who could look at something once and immediately grasp it (if you are one… Continue reading Picmonic: My Thoughts on the Product and Recently Launched Occupational Therapy Branch
A few months ago, I stumbled upon Ribcap. To be honest, I saw one of those Facebook ads that sort of randomly and strangely pops up -----as if an actual Facebook god read your mind and chose to share a product ad that they know will speak to you--- Truth be told ->I clicked the ad… Continue reading Ribcap: Reflections about the Soft Protective Helmets for Adults and Children with Special Needs
Loved writing this comprehensive 3 part stereognosis series for Mandy Chamberlain on her blog at Seniors Flourish! Quick recap: PART ONE goes over the WHOWHATWHENWHEREWHY, PART TWO goes over the HOWTO incorporate stereognosis testing and activities, and now this Part Three goes over the HOWTO downgrade/upgrade with examples including a CASE STUDY! You can find the entire… Continue reading SENIORS FLOURISH: Part Three-Stereognosis Intervention in OT: How to Down Grade/Up Grade
Before you peruse through this excerpt of my article published on Seniors Flourish, make sure to read Part One first which goes over the WHOWHATWHENWHEREWHY. The full part 2 of my 3 part article series written for Mandy Chamberlain's Seniors Flourish Blog can be found HERE! Here is a little bit from the article, "There are multiple… Continue reading SENIORS FLOURISH: Part Two-How to Perform a Stereognosis Assessment in Occupational Therapy
Super stoked to have written for Mandy Chamberlain from the Seniors Flourish Website, Podcast, and Learning Lab. I wrote a 3 part article series on STEREOGNOSIS! Part One goes over The WHOWHATWHENWHEREWHY! You can read the full article on Seniors Flourish's site by clicking HERE! PS If you are interested in joining her LEARNING LAB and… Continue reading SENIORS FLOURISH: Part One- Stereognosis in OT: Who What When Where Why
Landau Uniforms Classic Classic is not only essential; it is the BEST choice! With school just around the corner and clinicals at different settings with unfamiliar environments and new faces to get to know. Landau Essentials are here for you! Stash in your closet, be ready to show the world you can and you will!!… Continue reading Scrub Review: Landau Classic V-Neck Top and Relaxed Fit Pants
Inpatient Settings: OT in Skilled Nursing facility (Subacute rehab/Short term care; Long term care) Overview In regard to occupational therapy servicing the rehabilitative patient within the skilled nursing facility (SNF) setting the occupational therapy practitioner can play a tremendous role in enabling short term patients and long term residents in living life to the fullest. So… Continue reading Occupational Therapy in Skilled Nursing Facility
Inpatient Settings: OT in the ICU Overview Can someone say early mobility to improve patient outcomes!!!! In regards to occupational therapy servicing the critically ill patient within the intensive care unit (ICU), the occupational therapy practitioner has the opportunity to play a vital role which may consist of facilitating early mobility to promote future increased out… Continue reading Occupational Therapy in the Intensive Care Unit