This week, Natalie and Jessica interview Abril Macias about the importance of accessible and inclusive gyms for people with disabilities.
This week, Natalie and Jessica interview Alissia Garabrant about loneliness in homebound adults. We discuss risk factors, signs and symptoms, and how to address issues related to loneliness in this vulnerable population.
This week, Natalie and Jessica interview Talitha Cox about pediatric rheumatoid arthritis. We discuss the signs and symptoms, how arthritis influences occupational performance in kids, and review assessment and intervention considerations. This episode is eligible for CEU credits!
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!