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Understanding Fatigue: Recharge Your Battery

Published by <p>This resource provides education and a better understanding of fatigue in an interactive and visual way. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Personal Device Care

Published by <p>This resource can be used as an outline for device care (e.g. hearing aids, contact lenses, orthotics, etc) to help those with cognitive deficits. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Occupational and physical therapy handout: Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia

Published by <p>This reference details what fibromyalgia is and what role OT plays in treatment. Clauw, D. J., Arnold, L. M., McCarberg, B. H., & FibroCollaborative (2011). The science of fibromyalgia. Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 86(9), 907–911.Gur, A., & Oktayoglu, P. (2008). Central nervous system abnormalities in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome: new concepts in treatment. Current pharmaceutical […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Med SLP handout: Cognitive communication disorder versus language disorder

Cognitive Communication Disorder vs. Language Disorder

Published by <p>This material explains the differences between cognitive-communication and language disorders. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Med SLP handout: Malingering versus functional neurological disorder

Malingering vs. Functional Neurological Disorder

Published by <p>This material explains the differences between malingering and a functional neurological disorder. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Beyond Opioids: Therapy Strategies to Manage Chronic Pain

Published by <p>Chronic pain presents unique challenges to the rehabilitation professional, oftentimes serving as the primary barrier to functional and meaningful progress. This course will explain the different therapy approaches required for effective chronic pain management, while providing a deeper understanding of how pain is processed in the body. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Feasibility of Customized Pillboxes to Enhance Medication Adherence: A Randomized Clinical Trial (2022)

Published by <p>Participants in this study were randomized to receive one of the three pillbox interventions and utilized the pillbox for 2-4 weeks. The purpose of the intervention was to change the health behavior of taking medication. Standard-of-care – The standard-of-care pillbox is a device that allows one dose per day for 7 days of the week […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Pilot Study of the Cognitive-Functional Intervention for Adults (Cog-Fun A): A Metacognitive-Functional Tool for Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (2022)

Published by <p>In this pretest-posttest design, adults with ADHD and EF impairment were recruited. Two OTs delivered the intervention protocol and follow-up measurements were performed three months after completion.Intervention: Participants attended 15 one-hour weekly sessions covering four modules. Unit 1 focused on promoting awareness of chronic ADHD, EF dysfunction, and associated implications. Unit 2 focused on acquiring […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Occupational therapy printable handout: Scar management

Scar Management

Published by <p>This resource covers different types of scars and strategies for managing scars. Hypertrophic scar: What is it, causes, treatment. Cleveland Clinic. (2021). Retrieved January 5, 2022, from https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21466-hypertrophic-scar. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Health Literacy and Providing Education

Published by <p>All individuals have the right to access and understand the information provided by their healthcare team to make appropriate decisions and actions. This resource includes information on assessing health literacy, providing adequate education, and assessing an individual’s understanding. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>