Next up on our #OTSettingsSeries is Sarah Brady, MS, OTR/L. Sarah is a graduate of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Sarah has always had a love for pediatrics and helping others. Over the past few months, Sarah has also realized she has a growing passion for teaching others. In addition to committing to learning on the job both in and out of the hospital, Sarah along with her coworker and friend Katie decided to join the online space (#OTinstagram - see the end of the article for their linked insta) to celebrate and help OT students and new graduates alike whom are navigating their way through their OT journeys!
Inpatient Settings: OT in Acute Care Overview Envision continued early mobility to progress functional outcomes, bedside range of motion, splinting and positioning devices to reduce skin breakdown and to preserve joint integrity, trunk stabilization, cognitive training with a focus on reducing delirium, training in postsurgery protocols, recommending assistive devices, facilitating short and efficient treatments that initiate the recovery process, and skillfully recommending the appropriate discharge plan(which… Continue reading Occupational Therapy Role in Acute Care