Feeling a bit burned out by OT or looking for a sidegig? There are many non-traditional occupational therapy jobs out there where you can use your skill set for non-clinical positions | SeniorsFlourish.com #OT #occupationaltherapy

Using Your Occupational Therapy Skills in a Non-Clinical OT Job

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Feeling a bit burned out by OT or maybe looking for a sidegig where you can use your OT skills to revive your passion for your career? There are many non-traditional occupational therapy jobs out there where you can use your skill set for non-clinical positions that will help you to love your work again! Sarah Lyon OTR/L, OTpotential.com and Meredith …

Occupational therapy and arthritis - tips for splinting, pain control and junky shoulders | SeniorsFlourish.com #occupationaltherapy #OT #OTtreatmentideas #homehealthOT #SNFOT

Arthritis & OT: Tips for Junky Shoulders, Splinting & Pain Control

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Arthritis can be so debilitating to our clients because it is often not always the direct (or only!) reason we are seeing them. Occupational therapy practitioners have a unique perspective to not only treat the diagnosis, but we get to look at our patients holistically and address the things that are important to them, even in an outpatient setting. Guest Hoang …

How to Prescribe EFFECTIVE OT Home Exercise Programs and using biomechanical/occupation based approaches to treat UE dysfunction | SeniorsFlourish.com #SNFOT #OT #HomehealthOT #occupationaltherapy #OTtreatmentideas

How to Prescribe Occupational Therapy Home Exercise Programs Utilizing a Biomechanical Approach

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Have you ever wondered, “how should I be prescribing home exercise programs” or “what type of approach is best to address my patient’s upper extremity dysfunction?” Anthony Mucci COTA, discusses how we should be using a combination of a biomechanical approach in conjunction with occupation based techniques to help our patients achieve their optimal outcomes. It is definitely not a “one-size-fits-all” …

#OT vs #OTA responsibilities and OT/OTA collaboration. Tips to strengthen the relationship in order to help your pts achieve their goals | SeniorsFlourish.com #occupationaltherapy #SNFOT

OT & OTA Collaboration

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Have you ever wondered what really is the difference between an OTR and COTA? What are the differences in responsibilities between an occupational therapist and an occupational therapy assistant? How can we work on this OT/OTA collaboration to create successful partnerships? Melissa Tilton OTA, BS, ROH (and AOTA Board Member) talks about her passion for being an OTA and discusses how this …

Are you unhappy with your occupational therapy job, or feeling burned out being an OT? Here are TONS of tips to help you revive your career! | SeniorsFlourish.com #occupationaltherapy #homehealthOT #OT #SNFOT #geriatricOT

Burned Out in Occupational Therapy? Tips to Reclaim your Practice

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I love that the Seniors Flourish Podcast can talk about professional issues that are REAL – like, are you unhappy with your occupational therapy job, or feeling burned out being an OT? Ericka del Pozo MOT OTR/L, shares her resources and passion for helping fellow OT practitioners bash the burnout! Resources from the show: Bash the Burnout for HealthCare Professionals CEU …

Allen Cognitive Level Treatment Ideas, and Case Studies | Seniorsflourish.com #OTtreatmentideas #OT #occupationaltherapy #SNFOT #HomehealthOT

Using the Allen Cognitive Levels with Older Adults: Part 2

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How can the Allen Cognitive Levels help you to provide better treatments for our patients with a cognitive impairment? How can we use this theory to make better discharge planning? How can we help our patient’s be successful in their own environments with dementia? Dr Patricia Cornille OTD and Carol Luhman OTR, both former presidents of the Allen Cognitive Network, …

Allen Cognitive Level Treatment Ideas, and Case Studies | Seniorsflourish.com #OTtreatmentideas #OT #occupationaltherapy #SNFOT #HomehealthOT

Using the Allen Cognitive Levels with Older Adults: Part 1

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How can the Allen Cognitive Levels help you to provide better treatments for our patients with a cognitive impairment? How can we use this theory to make better discharge planning? How can we help our patient’s be successful in their own environments with dementia? Dr Patricia Cornille OTD and Carol Luhman OTR, both former presidents of the Allen Cognitive Network, …

Occupational Therapy for Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities - assessments, to case studies | SeniorsFlourish.com #OT #occupationaltherapy #OTtreatmentideas #geriatricOT #SNFOT #HomehealthOT

Occupational Therapy for Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities

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Occupational Therapist have a unique role when working in a community based setting for older adults with developmental disabilities. Guest Tomeico Faison OTR/L not only has a passion for providing services to this population, but has grown an OT business! From assessments and case studies to finding a way to serve an unmet need – you will not want to …

#occupationaltherapy specialties & certifications to advance your career - Both for #OTR & #COTA. I LOVE having my PAMS certification! | SeniorsFlourish.com #OT #SNFOT #OTtreatmentideas #homehealthOT #acutecareOT

Occupational Therapy Specialties and Certifications for OTR & OTA

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Occupational therapy specialties and certifications – what’s out there and what are some options for you to further your occupational therapy career. Any certifications or specialties that have impacted your career and you would love to add – leave us a comment! Resources From the Show:  AOTA Board and Specialty Certifications 20 Occupational Therapy Specialties to Advance your Career Where to …

OT and the LGBTQ+ Older Adult Community

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Looking to learn more about being an occupational therapy practitioner and fostering inclusivity with older adults in the LGBTQ+ community? Learn about the stats, get more information on inclusive language, check out these resources and gain knowledge on practical strategies to increase your competency. Anything you would love to add – leave us a comment! Resources From the Show:  theSafeZoneProject.com …