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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 episode two of our three-part Covid-19 case application series we speak with the lead clinician at USC's Keck medical center, Jamie Wilcox. She shares how she and her colleagues consulted, used, and developed evidence-based... more

Today we introduce the first episode in our three-part series dedicated to outlining and expanding on the Covid-19 case applications published in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy. Since March 2020 Drs. Jamie Wilcox and... more

The Therapy Outcomes in Post-Acute Care Settings (TOPS) study commissioned by AOTA and APTA found that physical therapy and occupational therapy are connected to positive impacts on patients in post-acute care settings. Members... more

On today's episode we speak with the chair of occupational therapy at Ithaca college and the chair of AOTA's Commission on Practice, Dr. Julie Dorsey. We discuss the importance and process of developing the practice framework,... more

We re-visit the 2021 Eleanor Clarke Slagle lecture titled ?Using Measurement to Highlight OT's Distinct Value? with featured guest Dr. Craig Velozo. Dr. Velozo offers a new perspective on applying measurement to practice and gives... more

We speak with the chairperson of AOTA's Mental Health Special Interest Section about the OT Practice Guidelines for Adults Living with Serious Mental Illness and a recent AOTA member appreciation webinar titled ?Applying Evidence for... more

As an occupational therapist, occupational therapy assistant, educator, or student, you help people to participate in the things they want and need to do. In today's episode, we speak with occupational therapists Shannen Marie Coley and Dr.... more

We discuss occupational therapy's fit in working on comprehensive care teams for people with Parkinson's disease. This episode covers topics including the AOTA Parkinson's disease practice guidelines, evidence-based interventions you... more

Due to COVID-19 precautions, AOTA is hosting the organization's first virtual annual conference, reimagined as AOTA INSPIRE 2021. This month-long virtual experience includes more the 500 educational sessions and the potential for... more

We talk with Dr. Brocha Stern about a virtual journal club guide, how to find and critically appraise material for your existing journal clubs, and recommendations for starting a journal club that helps you to apply evidence to practice.... more

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