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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 discuss the Chronic Conditions Practice Guidelines and clinical applications for practitioners with Dr. Stacy Smallfield and Dr. Beth Fields. Listen along as we summarize the evidence and research found in the... more

On today's episode we speak with Dr. Glen Gillen about the Choosing Wisely Initiative. He outlines each recommendation that patients and providers should question as well as giving us insight into how Choosing Wisely developed and... more

AOTA INSPIRE 2022 keynote speaker, Dr. Bertice Berry, gives insight into her keynote address and shares how one OT practitioner's advice helped her heal from a head injury. You can watch Dr. Berry's keynote in person in San... more

On today's episode we discuss the updated 2022 CDC Developmental Surveillance Milestone Checklists with Dr. Kate Barlow and Dr. Kris Barnekow. Kate and Kris are both ambassadors for the CDC's Learn the Signs. Act Early.... more

On today's episode we speak with Dr. Erika Kemp about the "Advancing the Entry-Level Practitioner" paper published in the Journal of Occupational Therapy Education. Erika shares how evidence-based practice and knowledge translation... more

On today's episode we discuss Post-Acute Care Systematic Review with Dr. Beth Hunter and Julie Malloy. They give background on the importance of emphasizing quality care in OT practice and how you can help clients avoid adverse health... more

We speak with Dr. Molly McCarthy of University of Nebraska Medical Center Division of OT education about her recent article "Using Critically Appraised Papers (CAPs) in an OT curriculum: Ideas for teaching and practice". We... more

On Today's Episode we speak with Dr.s Kelly Tanner and Lisa Juckett about the development of the knowledge translation toolkit. We discuss barriers to implementing evidence into clinical practice and outline resources that can... more

On today's Episode we speak with Dr. Teal Benevides about how to improve health outcomes by engaging stakeholders in research, intervention, and education. Teal describes her research with clients on the specturm and their... more

The final Medicare home health PPS rule permanently allows occupational therapists to perform the initial and comprehensive assessments required to open Medicare home health therapy cases beginning on January 1, 2022. Jennifer... more

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