OT Resource Center

Hackensack

Educational Workshop: Evidence-Based Examination and Management of Post-Operative Shoulder Pathologies

November 16 & 17, 2019 Edison, NJ This course will focus on evidence-based examination and management of selected post-operative pathologies of the shoulder. A brief review of clinical anatomy and biomechanics of the shoulder will be presented to help participants incorporate functional anatomy into…

How Marriages Can Change Following Stroke

University of Alberta study investigates changing roles A PhD candidate at the University of Alberta has studied how marriages change after stroke, and her findings identified three key phases for affected couples. “The assumption most people make is, ‘I didn’t sign up for this,’”…

Wheelchair

The Process for Prescribing and Procuring Custom Wheelchairs

A Reference Guide for Occupational Therapists Achieving a meaningful existence depends greatly upon a person’s ability to access his or her environment. In fact, Mary Reilly (1962), proposed the philosophy behind occupational therapy practice that focused on the need for people to master their…

AOTA Issues Wheelchair Evaluation Guidelines

New document attempts to clarify rules, educate OTs Occupational therapists frequently must work collaboratively with referring physicians and durable medical equipment (DME) suppliers to assure that the appropriate medical equipment is recommended and provided. Claiming they’d received report of questionable practice by occupational therapists…

ADVANCE Focus on Education 2018

Focus On Education 2018

Read This Issue Now! An ADVANCE Guide to Career Development Through Education Cover Story Tips for Balancing School and Work: Walking the line between education, work and me time. Features Is Medical School Worth It Financially?: Making a choice that makes sense Nursing Schools…

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