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The Policeman and the Nurse
A policeman stopped a cardiac nurse in Colorado for speeding, and she reportedly grumbled, "I hope you are not ever my patient." The officer reported the statement to the nurse's hospital, and she was fired from her job. Read more about the case here . What do you think about ...
Mon, Sep 27 2010
seeking participants for survey on use of external aids with adults with cognitive impairments
This is a last call for OTs and COTAs in the US who have at least one year of experience working with adults with cognitive impairments to participate in an online survey concerning the use of external aids to compensate for cognitive impairments. This survey is being completed for a graduate project...
Tue, Mar 20 2012
Use of groups after October 2011
Hello everyone! For those in the SNFs, how will the new rule on group therapy will affect your use of activity groups?
Sun, Aug 21 2011
Evaluation of Social Interaction
Wonder if anybody has used the Evaluation of Social Interaction and if so what are your thoughts about it.
Tue, Feb 7 2012
SNF Ethics: Pressure to Maximize Reimbursement Categories
I write this with frustration. Our privately owned SNF was taken over by a new owner one year ago. While most aspects of service delivery have remained unchanged, we were approached last week with direction via a consultant/new owner/administrator that we were to approach things differently. We were...
Fri, May 4 2012
Homecare, OT and Med B
Hello OT's! I really hope this question posts! I have been having trouble making things post, or getting replies posted. Technology eh? My question for any OT's out there that happen to be well versed in regulatory and payor issues--Do you happen to know if Med B can be used in homecare...
Sun, Jun 17 2012
Do we need to do more for people with low vision?
Do public officials have an obligation to do more for people with low vision? Writing for the Washington Post , a woman who is legally blind says they do. Read her article here. What do you think? Should there be more stringent standards and codes for signage and lighting?
Tue, Oct 12 2010
Should we bring back "old age" as cause of death?
As more people die at advanced ages without obvious causes, it may be time to reconsider "old age" as the actual cause of death . Accurately reporting the cause of death affects mortality statistics, which are considered the backbone of public health. What do you think, is it time...
Mon, Sep 27 2010
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