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!
This week, we discuss the role of OT in addressing cognition in acute care, including useful assessment and intervention approaches. This episode is eligible for CEU credits!
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!
Jess and Natalie talk with Sheena Navidi and Brittany Robertson about OT's role in managing sleep and delirium in the ICU. We discuss the relationship between sleep and delirium, and the influence of these factors on ICU outcomes.
Inside the Episode Natalie and Jess discuss OT's role in ostomy care. We review the different types of ostomies and indications for their use. We also discuss ways to manage ostomies during therapy activities, how to teach clients to manage their ostomies independently, and precautions for activities following surgery. References: Prinz, Anita; Colwell, [...]