Did someone say occupational therapy and acute care? Next up on our #OTSettingsSeries is Emily Saucier, OTR/L. Emily Saucier, OTR/L graduated with her masters in OT from Rockhurst University in 2016. Emily splits time between 2 urban Level 1 Trauma Centers in Kansas City. When not working, Emily enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 littles, and big dog Arnold. She loves reading, traveling, and speaking Spanish any chance she gets...
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Occupational Therapy Role in Acute Care
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