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Field journal: Providing occupational therapy to Bahamians

Before last summer, I’d never traveled outside of the country, much less to the beautiful Caribbean islands of the Bahamas. Enter my first Level I fieldwork experience. The FIU MSOT program has changed my life in many ways, but providing the opportunity ...

Source: FIU News
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Temple students deliver customized fittings to children with cerebral palsy

The Temple students – part of Temple's occupational therapy program – brought a series of customized fittings designed to help 30 children with mobility-related disorders better participate in social activities and complete routine tasks. The adaptive ...

Published: 12 Dec 2018

UT Occupational Therapy experience living with dementia

TOLEDO (WTOL) - University of Toledo Occupational Therapy students got an eye-opening experience through a virtual dementia tour administered to the students by caregivers at West Park Place, an assisted living center. The students were given a series of ...

Source: WTOL
Published: 29 Nov 2018

Clarkson occupational therapy grad student lives among elderly

CANTON — A Clarkson University graduate student is literally immersed in her love of geriatrics. Rebecca Brogan, a first-year student in Clarkson’s Occupational Therapy graduate program, has become a fixture at the Maplewood Campus at 205 State Street ...

Source: Watertown Daily Times
Published: 10 Dec 2018

Occupational therapist joins Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar in Menomonie

Jenna Frieburg, an occupational therapist, recently joined the Rehabilitation Services Department at Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar in Menomonie. Frieburg earned a master’s degree in ...

Source: Chippewa Herald
Published: 07 Dec 2018

Anushka worked with occupational therapist, audiologist for 'Zero'

Actress Anushka Sharma says she worked with two professional trainers to immerse herself into her role as Aafia, a scientist with cerebral palsy, in Aanand L. Rai's "Zero". The actress put herself through a rigorous three-month preparation process.

Source: The Pioneer
Published: 03 Dec 2018

Mother: Our daughter is receiving the best at ULM Occupational Therapy

For more than a century, Goodfellows, a joint project of The News-Star and the city of Monroe, has provided local residents with a helping hand during the Christmas season. Throughout its history, the central goal of the charitable endeavor, providing ...

Source: The News-Star
Published: 07 Dec 2018

Message centre – understanding and articulating the occupational health ‘brand’

Moreover, in reality, how recognised or understood is OH as a brand? How many times have you as an OH practitioner perhaps been confused with an occupational therapist or needed to explain what it is and what you do at, say, a social event? OH is often ...

Source: Personnel Today
Published: 07 Dec 2018

Upper Valley expands therapy facility in Piqua

The Outpatient Care Center North at 280 Looney Road got a 1,900-square-foot addition to house outpatient physical therapy, previously located on the first floor, as well as occupational therapy, previously on the second floor. The project stemmed from an ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 29 Nov 2018

Davenport occupational therapist and canine companion succeed with seniors

Pint-sized Peanut is one popular pooch. “He walks down the hall, and everyone’s yelling for the dog,” said Kelly Dirksen, an occupational therapist at Davenport Lutheran Home. And Peanut’s ...

Source: WQAD
Published: 29 Nov 2018

Global Batten Disease Treatment Market by Disease Type and Therapy Type - Forecast to 2023 -

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 30, 2018--The "Batten Disease Treatment Market by Disease Type and by Therapy Type includes Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2017 - 2023" report has ...

Source: The Register-Herald
Published: 30 Nov 2018

Occupational Therapist Job in Albuquerque, New Mexico – Department of Veterans Affairs

Basic Requirements: Citizenship. Citizen of the United States. Education or Training. Applicants must have Graduated from a degree program in occupational therapy approved by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) or ...

Source: LemonWire
Published: 09 Dec 2018

School district occupational therapist resigns

A Rome school district occupational therapist has resigned, about a month after being given a last chance to continue employment as part of a disciplinary agreement. The resignation of Scott ...

Source: Rome Sentinel
Published: 08 Dec 2018

PMC Live, physical therapy at Petersburg Medical Center

December’s episode has an update from PMC CEO Phil Hofstetter along with Bradee Axmaker and Marina Kempe of the physical therapy department.

Source: KFSK
Published: 07 Dec 2018

5 Ways Occupational Therapy Services Make Life Better for Seniors

This post was contributed by a community member. Occupational therapy (OT) is a wide-ranging form of therapy that can help seniors stay more independent and accomplish their tasks of daily living better in many cases. It can also be fun, interesting and ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 23 Nov 2018

Professional Physical Therapy Becomes the Primary Physical Therapy Provider of Iona College Athletics

Professional's New Rochelle clinic is just a five minute drive from Iona College, providing convenient access to athletes in need of orthopedic physical therapy, occupational therapy, injury prevention, and a range of other services that help keep them ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 06 Dec 2018

Occupational Therapy Software Market Trends, Opportunities, and Challenges Discussed in Detailed Reports till 2025

(EMAILWIRE.COM, November 21, 2018 ) Global Occupational Therapy Software Market Size, Status and Forecast 2018-2025 Report presents the worldwide Occupational Therapy Software Market analysis with in depth study of manufacturers, region, type and ...

Published: 21 Nov 2018

Camano physical therapy clinic offers free injury screenings

The “integrated” part of the name communicates how its clinics utilize multiple disciplines to attain results, with specializations in physical and occupational therapy, massage therapy, athletic training, pool therapy and other types of healing ...

Source: Skagit Valley Herald
Published: 22 Nov 2018

Edison student wins award for contributions to occupational therapy field

For Misericordia University student Julianna Norris, what started out as a one-semester project for a service-learning course in occupational therapy (OT) has become an ongoing community partnership for which she won a statewide service award. The ...

Source: Central Jersey
Published: 13 Nov 2018

Occupational Therapy Aide Salary

The highest paid in the occupational therapy aide profession work in the metropolitan areas of San Diego, Springfield, Massachusetts, and Anaheim, California. The Nassau County, New York area also pays well, as does the city of Tucson, Arizona. The states ...

Source: U.S. News Money
Published: 28 Nov 2018

Boost speech and occupational therapy services for SEN students

Ever since I became a lawmaker, improving the learning environment and conditions of students with special education needs, or SEN students, has been on top of my agenda. As Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor is set to deliver her policy address on ...

Source: EJ Insight
Published: 03 Oct 2018

NHS Tayside staff celebrate Occupational Therapy Week

NHS Tayside is joining a national celebration of occupational therapists to highlight their vital work. Occupational Therapy Week, an annual celebration of the field, runs until Sunday. There are more than 190 occupational therapists in NHS Tayside ...

Source: The Courier
Published: 06 Nov 2018

‘O’ = October and Occupational Therapy

OCTOBER is International Occupational Therapy (OT) month, and what a great opportunity to learn more about this important and often misunderstood field of work. OT is a client-centered health profession that aims to enable people to participate in the ...

Published: 10 Oct 2018

Health news: Hastings and Rother occupational therapists help reduce unnecessary hospital admissions by up to 80%.

The event is part of this year’s Occupational Therapy Week, organised by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT). Taking place from 5 – 11 November, this year’s theme is “Securing the future of occupational therapy”. SEE ALSO ...

Source: Hastings & St. Leonards Observer
Published: 08 Nov 2018

Occupational Therapy May Aid Quality of Life for Younger Diabetics

Occupational therapy may significantly improve the health and quality of life of diabetic young people, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Southern California (USC). The researchers hypothesize that occupational therapy is ...

Source: Psych Central
Published: 21 Jan 2018

‘Occupational therapy lucrative profession’

Potential students seeking admission have been urged to embrace the Federal School of Occupational Therapy, Oshodi. According to the Medical Director of Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Lagos, owners of the school, Dr Oluyemi Ogun, the field of ...

Source: The Nation Newspaper
Published: 04 Jan 2018

Winston-Salem State University Explores 3D Printing for Occupational Therapy

In the medical world, 3D printing is becoming widespread over various fields and sectors, including occupational therapy. As an example, several medical professionals are discovering that 3D printed splints or casts are preferable to traditional plaster ...

Source: 3dprint
Published: 13 Jul 2018

Occupational therapy program at Rocky Mountain College earns accreditation

Rocky Mountain College announced on Friday accreditation for its first doctoral program. Starting in January 2019, the college will offer a Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree. After three years of planning, the program received final approval by the ...

Source: Billings Gazette
Published: 12 Jan 2018