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AOTAs Occupational Therapy Channel

AOTA's Occupational Therapy Channel


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Podcasts and chats from the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), which has represented occupational therapy since 1917.

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On today's episode we speak with Stacy Smallfield and Liz Metzger who co-authored the Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Adults Living with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Neurocognitive Disorders. We discuss the... more

On today's episode we speak with American International College Professor and CDC Act Early Ambassador Kate Barlow. We discuss the importance of occupational therapy in public health and how practitioners can increase their... more

On today's episode we speak with Beth Pyatak and Elissa Lee who co-edited a book in the 50 studies every doctor should know series ?50 Studies Every Occupational Therapist Should Know?. We discuss seminal research included in... more

On today's episode we speak with the Chairperson of the Volunteer Leadership Development Committee (VLDC), Moira P. Bushell. She describes the role of VLDC and outlines how volunteering with AOTA can enhance knowledge,... more

On today's episode we speak with Hannah Oldenburg and Jennifer Bergstrom, the founders of the Journal of Acute Care Occupational Therapy. They share the story of starting the journal and provide recommendations for practitioners... more

On today's episode we speak with the Executive Director of Memory Care Home Solutions Jill Cigliana, and Scott Trudeau, the Director of Practice Engagement at AOTA. They outline the Guiding an improved Dementia Exerpeience Model... more

On today's episode we speak with Dr. Lisa Jaegers about working with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health, founding the Saint Louis University (SLU) Transformative Justice... more

On today's episode we speak with Frank Gainer, Vice President of meetings and events at AOTA about the background, concerns, and additional measures and efforts related to the INSPIRE 2024 conference in Orlando Florida. To... more

On Today's Episode we speak with Beth Fields about her research and efforts that examine the quality, access, and outcomes of caregivers across the continuum of care. Please help AOTA improve it's podcasts and the translation... more

On today's episode we discuss the March 2023 special issue of the journal Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment on substance use and occupational therapy. Emily Rothman, Amy Mattila, and Deirdre Ryan share information... more

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