Season 6

Loneliness in Homebound Adults

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. 

2020-06-26T10:38:10-07:00May 17th, 2020|

Health Behavior Change

This week, Natalie and Jessica talk with Rafi Salazar about the importance of patient engagement in the rehab process. We talk about health behavior change, and approaches therapists can use to promote engagement and health behavior change to improve rehab outcomes. This episode is eligible for CEU credits!

2020-03-08T08:25:59-07:00March 8th, 2020|

Competency in Bariatric Care

This week, Natalie and Jessica interview Deborah Ruediger about ways that OT can more competently interact with and treat adults who are obese. We also discuss ways that OT can promote health, independence, and participation following bariatric surgery. This episode is eligible for CEU credits!

2020-03-09T17:35:36-07:00January 26th, 2020|

Changing Acuity of Hospital Populations

This week, we discuss reasons for the changing acuity of patient populations and the effect of these changes on OT practice across the continuum of care. This episode is eligible for CEU credits!

2019-11-24T05:18:51-08:00November 24th, 2019|

Supporting Aging Musicians

This week, Natalie and Jessica interview Annah Chavarria about ways that occupational therapists can support aging musicians to maximize participation.

2019-11-10T15:20:27-08:00November 10th, 2019|

OT/OTA Collaboration

This week, Natalie and Jessica interview Amber Ward and Amy Mahle about strategies for successful collaboration between OTs and OTAs.

2019-10-27T12:31:11-07:00October 27th, 2019|

Loneliness in Homebound Adults

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. 

2019-09-15T15:08:09-07:00September 15th, 2019|

Pediatric Rheumatoid Arthritis

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!

2019-09-01T16:22:09-07:00September 1st, 2019|