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OT Settings Series: Academia, Airplanes, and Occupational Therapy with Michael Ang, OTD, OTR/L, CNS, CSRS, CBIS, HTC, PAM, SWC, CKTP, CAPS
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...
OT Settings Series: Academia and Occupational Therapy with Khalilah Johnson, PhD, MS, OTR/L
Next up on our #OTSettingsSeries is Khalilah Johnson, Ph.D, MS, OTR/L. Dr. Khalilah Johnson is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her clinical and research interests focus on racial equity in service access and participation for African American adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Additionally, she is an advocate for equity in occupational therapy education... and can make some awesome cocktails...
OT Settings Series: Holistic and Integrative Occupational Therapy Practice with Kasey O’Haren
Next up on the #OTSettingsSeries is Kasey O'Haren, MSOT, OTR/L, RYT. Kasey knew she wanted to offer something different and more holistic to the individuals she worked with, especially after overcoming obstacles during her pre-teen, teen and young adult years. She has always been holistically inclined, and became a therapeutic yoga instructor in college. During OT school, she continuously noted how the mind-body-spirit connection was missing in aspects of healthcare. When focusing on the whole person, including the mind, body and spirit during therapy sessions, Kasey noted a huge difference and improvement in her patients. Therefore, Kasey began forging her own path...
OT Settings Series: Health Coaching, Lactation Education, Functional Health, and Occupational Therapy with Andrea Muncada
Did you think that occupational therapists can only work at hospitals? Think again! Excited to re-kick off the OT Settings Series in order to share insight from OT practitioners that work across the gamut of places and settings. Today, you all are privy to gain insight from an occupational therapist who is a jack-of-all trades kind of gal. Andrea Muncada, MS, OTR/L, CLVT, LEC, 500 YTT, has over 10 years of experience as an occupational therapist in both traditional and less traditional settings. Today we will be interviewing Andrea in her experience working as a holistic health coach, lactation educator, and functional health therapist...
Landau Proflex Curved Hem Top and Cargo Pant with PWRcor™ Waistband vs Urbane Impulse Collection Review
It is a reality that I wear scrubs more than I wear real clothes. Inside this post we compare and contrast Landau Uniforms Proflex line vs Urbane Scrubs Impulse Collection!
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
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