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SENIORS FLOURISH: Part Three-Stereognosis Intervention in OT: How to Down Grade/Up Grade

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

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SENIORS FLOURISH: Part Two-How to Perform a Stereognosis Assessment in Occupational Therapy

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

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SENIORS FLOURISH: Part One- Stereognosis in OT: Who What When Where Why

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

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Scrub Review: Landau Classic V-Neck Top and Relaxed Fit Pants

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

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Occupational Therapy in Skilled Nursing Facility

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

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Occupational Therapy in the Intensive Care Unit

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

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Scrub Review: So Smitten for Fitness

Smitten Scrubs "RESPECT your body. FUEL your body. MOVE your body. CHALLENGE your body. L O V E your body.    The Collection >>>>>>> Smitten for         fitness, fierceness, and fashion!       Smitten Scrubs help me remember that work is not just work. Wearing these active scrubs with attitude and personality… Continue reading Scrub Review: So Smitten for Fitness

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Scrub Review : Maevn Magic

  When you look good, you feel good and when you can wear clothing that is basically the daytime equivalent to pajamas --well, you feel great!! After three months in the real world as an occupational therapist (#promOTe) in the hospital setting, I am in scrubs five to six days a week; I'm so much… Continue reading Scrub Review : Maevn Magic

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OT Interview: Shoshanah Shear, Occupational Therapist and Author of “Healing Your Life Through Activity”

Occupational therapy is a worldwide, dynamic, and enabling profession that facilitates meaning and independence into the lives of others. therapists from all around the world have the opportunity to connect with other OTs through national conferences and also world conferences through World Federation of Occupational Therapists. Learn more about WFOT here. In addition, as in the case… Continue reading OT Interview: Shoshanah Shear, Occupational Therapist and Author of “Healing Your Life Through Activity”

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FW Level II mOTivation: For the Long Term (care and inpatient rehab)

  12 weeks goes by even faster the second go around!!   My final occupational therapy Level II fieldwork was at an inpatient rehab/long term care facility just 15 minutes from Auburn University >>>war eagle, hey<<<. What are Level 1 and Level 2 fieldworks? Click here! With a patient caseload pretty much 3-4x older than me… Continue reading FW Level II mOTivation: For the Long Term (care and inpatient rehab)