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Acute Care + Occupational Therapy

4/12/2018
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What is Occupational Therapy's role in Acute Care? Sarah Stromsdorfer MS, OTR from myOTspot.com talks about the best parts and the challenges of being a practitioner in this role. She also talks about acute care treatment ideas and assessments used. Resources from the Show: Focusing on Occupation in Occupational Therapy Podcast (#1 downloaded Seniors Flourish episode!) Occupational Therapy Intervention In Acute Care Occupational Therapy in Acute Care Research: Higher hospital spending...

Duration:00:46:40

Cross Discipline Collaboration in Occupational Therapy

3/28/2018
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Why should we and how can occupational therapy practitioners better collaborate with other disciplines - not just in the workplace. Guest Nichole Kain OTR/L, MA, CAPS shares why this is such an important aspect of the OT profession! From the Chat: Podcast: Occupational Therapy Leadership: The Seniors Flourish Story - OT Miri interviews Mandy Chamberlain MOTR/L Rebuilding Together Homeandplace.com/podcast Research Article: With Whom Do Researchers Collaborate and Why This episode is...

Duration:00:51:39

Coping Strategies for Pelvic Pain in Older Adults

3/16/2018
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How can occupational therapy practitioners help our older adult patients that have chronic pelvic pain? Guest Allison Landry OT, gives some practical examples and tools to help you better serve older adults. Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher Resources from the Show: OPTP Smart Roller Sits Pads for prolonged sitting Squatty Potty Voiding Diary Bladder Irritants Calm & Headspace free apps for mindfulness/breathing Simplify Your Documentation Podcast Explain Pain by David...

Duration:00:44:43

Promoting Resilience After a Stroke

2/28/2018
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Learn how occupational therapy practitioners can help our patients with a stroke be resilient, stay positive and tackle depressive symptoms. Guest Alexandra Terrill PhD and her team of occupational therapy student researchers are learning ways to increase quality of life for those who have experienced a stroke and their care partners. Resources from the Show: List of Activities to Help Patients be Resilient After a Stroke LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPONSOR This episode of the Seniors...

Duration:00:36:42

Parkinson's and Exercise (Let's get Rock Steady!)

2/15/2018
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Our patients with Parkinson's Disease need to be challenged by occupational therapy practitioners! In this episode, Chad Moir, OTS discusses how he is honoring his mother's legacy by helping others live with PD - working with them through exercise and the Rock Steady program, as well as a wellness group and social support, all while finishing up his OT degree. He is helping them live life to the fullest! SeniorsFlourish.com/parkinsonsandparkinsons Resources from the Show: DopaFit Rock...

Duration:00:41:20

Understanding Dementia + Building Skills for Engagement

1/25/2018
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Occupational therapy is such an amazing profession to address the challenges of our patients with dementia. But how can we truly use our skills to engage our patients, teach staff and care partners these skills and help our patient's thrive? My guest Jenna Mele OTD, OTR/L, CCCM, RYT, gives some great tips, resources and practical ways to work with our patients that have dementia so they can be as independent and successful as possible! LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPONSOR This episode of the...

Duration:00:59:57

Occupational Therapy Leadership: An Entrepreneurial Journey

1/10/2018
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Occupational Therapy Entrepreneurship: How can we, as OT practitioners, be leaders and how can we utilize our voices to effect meaningful change. Miri Lee OTD, OTR from OTMiri.com takes over the Seniors Flourish Occupational Therapy Podcast to interview me, Mandy Chamberlain MOTR/L, on my Occupational Therapy leadership journey and digs into how and why I started SeniorsFlourish.com. Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher Resources from the Show: Avoid Occupational Therapy burnout...

Duration:01:03:33

Using Therapeutic Use of Self to Maximize Outcomes in Occupational Therapy

12/14/2017
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Using Therapeutic Use of Self is such a handy tool to have in your Occupational Therapy toolbox and can be used in any setting, from SNF and home health to acute care and outpatient! This is a great conversation with fellow OT, Michelle Yeramian discussing how to use it in everyday practice to maximize your rapport and results with your patients. This episode is brought to you by the Seniors Flourish Learning Lab Membership The Learning Lab is a membership helping new OT...

Duration:00:47:16

Mastering Fieldwork: 7 Tips I Wish I'd Known

11/15/2017
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Occupational therapy fieldwork can be stressful! Check out these 7 tips to MASTERING your fieldwork through my conversation with Miri Lee OTD, OTR iTunesStitcher Resources from the Show: Check out here: OT Fieldwork Quick Guide of "7 Tips I Wish I'd Known" pdf Connect with my guest Miri Lee OTD, OTR (OT Miri): YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/mirilee Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OTmiri Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ot_miri Email: contact@otmiri.com This Episode is...

Duration:01:02:45

Low Vision: "Seeing" Our Patients' Full Potential in Occupational Therapy

10/24/2017
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Check out some great suggestions, treatment ideas and ways to screen your patients with low vision and help them succeed! iTunesStitcher Resources from the Show: Click here to get your own Low Vision Toolbox Brain Injury Visual Assessment Battery for Adults (BIVABA)- Uses the hierarchy of vision to assess the most basic visual skills to the higher level cognitive visual skills. It’s easy to use and comes with a DVD (possibly a USB now?) in which each visual test is...

Duration:00:55:44

OT, Breast Cancer + Pilates w/ Naomi Aaronson OT, CHT

10/11/2017
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Occupational therapy practitioners working with patients that have breast cancer does not have to be intimidating! Naomi discusses how she uses pilates to treat her patients that have breast cancer, gives TONS of resources for you to dig into and specific breathing techniques to try. iTunesStitcher Resources from the Show: Naomi's Book: Pilates for Breast Cancer Survivors: A Guide to Recovery, Healing, and Wellness MOCA (Montreal Cognitive...

Duration:00:51:28

Sleep Problems in our Patients with Dementia

9/19/2017
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Why is sleep so difficult for our patients that have dementia? What are some ways to assess and develop a treatment plan by asking ourselves "WHY" and looking at the patient holistically. iTunesStitcher Resources from the show: List of Questions to Complete a Sleep Assessment and Behavior Log Research: Evidence-Based Recommendations for the Assessment and Management of Sleep Disorders in Older Persons. Research: Age-Related Changes in Slow Wave Sleep and REM Sleep and Relationship...

Duration:00:26:50

How to Use Modified Constraint Induced Movement Therapy With Our Patients That Had a CVA

9/11/2017
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Using the evidence to start a modified constraint induced movement therapy (mCIMT) program in your occupational therapy practice doesn't have to be hard or involve lots of equipment. Listen in to Lauren Walker MOT OTR/L talk about how her team did this to produce better outcomes for her patients who experienced a stroke. Resources from the Show: Get the Item List to Start Your Own mCIMT Program Corbetta, D., Sirtori, V., Castellini, G., Moja, L., & Gatti, R. (2015). *Constraint-induced...

Duration:00:55:52

Top Tips for Edema + Lymphedema w/ Mandy Perez MOTR/L CLT

8/28/2017
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In occupational therapy, we see a lot of patients that have edema and lymphedema. How should we be intervening? What should we be educating our patients on? When should we be referring to a lymphedema specialist? Well, you are in luck because Mandy Perez MOTR/L CLT is here to answer all those questions (and more!). Resources from the Show: ** Click here to get the Lymphedema Prevention Program PDF** Understanding the Lymphatic System Basic Lymphatic Q & A iTunesStitcher LEARN MORE...

Duration:00:55:53

Addressing Driving (without being a driving rehab specialist)

8/15/2017
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�Occupational therapy practitioners sometimes do not address driving in the general clinical setting. Why? Should we? and how? Check out the education bomb Kimberly Kearney COTA gives about not only how to address this topic with your patients, but TONS of resources to get you started. Click here to get the ENTIRE driving for OT reference list PDF Resources from the Show: The Ethical and Professional Obligation to Address Driving when Delivering Occupational Therapy Services Will help...

Duration:00:56:37

(5/5) YOUR Documentation Questions Answered by Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions

7/31/2017
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Don't worry if you missed the Documentation Webinar with Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions - we decided to record and share - some of YOUR questions answered! HUGE thank you to Kornetti & Krafft for their expertise and advice this month. Feel free to get in contact with them at http://ValueBeyondTheVisit.com Also be sure to get your: Skilled Terminology Quick Reference with Key Phrases for Billing and Reimbursement PDF Looking for more documentation information? Head over to:...

Duration:01:09:25

(4/5) The ULTIMATE Guide to Simplify Documentation: PLAN

7/25/2017
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Episode 4/5 with the focus on the PLAN portion of documentation. Do YOU have questions about documentation, management, OASIS assessments, & regulations? Click here to sign up for our LIVE Interactive Webinar with the best in the biz - Dee Kornetti & Cindy Krafft of Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions! The Webinar takes place on Wednesday, July 26 at 8p EST. You'll get an exclusive invite link that will give you access to the Webinar on Wednesday, July 26 at 8p EST, where you can ask...

Duration:00:21:25

(3/5) The ULTIMATE Guide to Simplify Documentation: Assessment

7/18/2017
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Episode 3/5 with the focus on the ASSESSMENT portion of documentation. Do YOU have questions about documentation, management, OASIS assessments, & regulations? Click here to sign up for our LIVE Interactive Webinar with the best in the biz - Dee Kornetti & Cindy Krafft of Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions! The Webinar takes place on Wednesday, July 26 at 8p EST. You'll get an exclusive invite link that will give you access to the Webinar on Wednesday, July 26 at 8p EST, where you...

Duration:00:18:41

(2/5) The ULTIMATE Guide to Simplify Documentation: Objective

7/11/2017
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Episode 2/5 with the focus on the OBJECTIVE portion of documentation. Do YOU have questions about documentation, management, OASIS assessments, & regulations? Click here to sign up for our LIVE Interactive Webinar with the best in the biz - Dee Kornetti & Cindy Krafft of Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions! The Webinar takes place on Wednesday, July 26 at 8p EST. You'll get an exclusive invite link that will give you access to the Webinar on Wednesday, July 26 at 8p EST, where you...

Duration:00:18:30

The ULTIMATE Guide to Simplify Documentation

7/3/2017
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Do YOU have questions about documentation, management, OASIS assessments, & regulations? Click here to sign up for our LIVE Interactive Webinar with the best in the biz - Dee Kornetti & Cindy Krafft of Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions! The Webinar takes place on Wednesday, July 26 at 8p EST. You'll get an exclusive invite link that will give you access to the Webinar on Wednesday, July 26 at 8p EST, where you can ask any of your burning documentation questions! Also be sure to...

Duration:00:21:55

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