Understanding the MOHO in Occupational Therapy

Having survived several challenging years of occupational therapy grad school, we have to be honest…learning about theories, models, and frameworks in school isn’t always one of the most fun aspects of becoming an OT. However, after practicing occupational therapy for several years now, it’s now easy to see the importance of these theories daily. It […]

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8 Free Occupational Therapy CEUs

We all know quality occupational therapy CEUs can come with a hefty price tag. And unfortunately, we sometimes have fork over a good chunk of money to keep up with our CEUs for license renewal. But this doesn’t have to be the case! Thankfully, there are FREE occupational therapy CEUs available that you can use […]

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The AOTF St. Catherine Challenge: Student-Driven Philanthropy Building OT Evidence

Today’s article is a guest post from the American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF) showcasing the AOTF St. Catherine Challenge and what it does to help expand and support OT research. For more information about AOTF, be sure to check out our additional article, How AOTF is Building Evidence to Improve OT Practice and Health. Today’s […]

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Successfully Negotiate Your OT Job Offer

Many occupational therapists find that, among their excitement and anxiety over starting a new job, the details sort of blur together. Employers present new hires with a ton of paperwork in a short time, which all needs signatures and your immediate attention. Contracts, disclosures, addendums, and more, can get very overwhelming very quickly. Therapists, especially […]

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5 ways to Incorporate Edema Management Into Your OT Practice

5 Ways to Incorporate Edema Management Into Your OT Practice

As an occupational therapy practitioner, you likely encounter swelling and edema with many of your patients. Swelling and chronic edema is an issue that can occur post-trauma, surgery, with chronic conditions such as diabetes and vascular insufficiency – and many more. Edema can have a profound effect on occupational performance. Often felt as heaviness, achiness, […]

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10 Steps to Get a Job in Ergonomics

This is a guest post from ergonomics occupational therapist Kirsten Beshay, OTR/L. We want to give a huge thanks to Kirsten for sharing her insight on how to get a job in ergonomics!  I’m an occupational therapy practitioner (OTP) who transitioned from working in an acute inpatient setting to a corporate ergonomics position. Making the […]

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