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2019 Holiday Occupational Therapy Gift Guide

Somehow we have jumped from October to a very, very quick early December, which means Christmas is just around the corner. Now the reason for the season is not about gifts ---despite what commercials and advertisements may whisper to you--Happy birthday Jesus!! But,,,, I for one enjoy being a gift giver which brings me to… Continue reading 2019 Holiday Occupational Therapy Gift Guide

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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

occupational therapy, OT Interviews, Publications, Uncategorized

ACCEPTED: What It Means to Be an Occupational Therapist

In the spring of 2019 I was interviewed by ACCEPTED which is a company who prides itself on helping others "start you journey to acceptance". Their company allows you to get teamed up with an admissions expert to help you confidently apply to graduate schools such as MBA admissions, Medical school admissions, Law school admissions, and more.… Continue reading ACCEPTED: What It Means to Be an Occupational Therapist

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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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COVALENT CAREERS: Commitment to Lifelong Learning and Continuing Education Part 2 the How

In the previous (CLICK TO READ) PART ONE we delved into why lifelong learning is lucrative and essential to our growth and ability to fulfill personal and professional needs and summed up 8 reasons that support this claim. Part Two - In the “How” of our duology on Lifelong Learning, we’ll fill in the gaps of how to… Continue reading COVALENT CAREERS: Commitment to Lifelong Learning and Continuing Education Part 2 the How

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Occupational Therapy in Acute Inpatient Rehab

Inpatient Settings: OT in Acute Inpatient Rehab Overview Can someone say to functional independence and beyooooonddd??????? In regard to occupational therapy servicing the rehabilitative patient within the acute inpatient rehab unit (ARU) setting -also known as an inpatient rehab facility (IRF)-, the occupational therapy practitioner can play an integral role in contributing to positive and… Continue reading Occupational Therapy in Acute Inpatient Rehab

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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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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)