This week, Natalie interview Kersten Laughlin about trauma-informed care. We discuss signs and symptoms that may suggest a history of trauma, ways that trauma influences occupational performance, and how to interact with patients experiencing trauma. This episode is eligible for CEU credits!
This week, Natalie interviews Jessica about disability studies! We talk about the main concepts behind disability studies, with a focus on the social model of disability. We discuss the differences between the social model of disability and the medical model of disability, and how we can use social model concepts in occupational therapy. This episode is eligible for CEU credits!
This week, Jessica and Natalie talk with Barbara Ostrove and Laurel Radley about the history of mental health OT, current trends, and future directions.
This week, Jessica and Natalie talk with Bobby Blair about Graded Motor Imagery as an approach to pain management. We discuss how and when this approach is used and how it fits within the occupational therapy practice framework. This episode is eligible for CEU credits!
This week we interview Shelley Francis, and discuss sensory needs, and auditory processing disorder in particular, in children.
Natalie and Jess discuss the purpose of ECMO, how it works, and the role of occupational therapy in managing clients on ECMO. This episode is eligible for CEU credits!
Natalie and Jess discuss important terminology, skills, and lab values important for providing occupational therapy services in acute care. This episode is eligible for CEU credits!
We talk with Shaun Conway about the NBCOT Navigator Tool.
We talk with Evan Knutson about the positive psychology movement. We discuss the theory behind positive psychology and its underlying components, as well as ways to incorporate elements of positive psychology into occupational therapy practice.
In this episode, Natalie and Jess talk with pediatric OT Amy Seymore about the range of sensory based and sensory integration treatments for children. They also discuss strategies to implement in a classroom to help children with sensory processing and modulation difficulties to remain focused and engaged.