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Infectious Disease Guide 2020 – An Elite Healthcare Resource Guide

Read This Issue Now! An Elite Healthcare Resource Guide Welcome to the Elite Healthcare – Infectious Disease Guide. Today more than ever it is important to learn about and understand ways to identify and deal with issues surrounding infectious disease. In the midst of the COVID-19…

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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…

Occupational Therapists in Community Fitness

Capitalizing on the desire of senior citizens to stay healthy, safe and functional As the U.S. population is growing older, with 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day, access to quality wellness and physical fitness is a priority. Older adults are looking for programs…

Let’s Go Shopping!

An OT student reflects upon a unique fieldwork experience. I remember my disappointment and hesitation when I received notification that I was going to complete my level I fieldwork at a community site that did not employ occupational therapists. “What am I going to…

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