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Counseling in Rehabilitation

Published by <p>When working as a therapist in rehabilitation, counseling will be a part of the job as the person you are working with is learning to cope with a life-changing diagnosis and a new normal. This material guides how to provide effective counseling, or purposeful conversation, by creating an empathetic environment and trust with four qualities: […] <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>

Considerations When Creating a Feeding and Swallowing Clinical Team

Published by <p>Based on the course Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Clinic: Team Considerations for Implementation by Pam Holland, MA-CCC/SLP, BCS-S, this handout provides a list of considerations to consider when assembling an interdisciplinary feeding and swallowing clinical team. <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>

Considerations and Contraindications for Tracheostomy Weaning

Published by <p>The decision to begin the tracheostomy weaning process is a complicated decision for the speech pathologist and the medical team. This handout provides a clinical judgement decision tree considerations, contraindications, and a guideline for the stages of the trach weaning process. <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>

Conservative Management for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Published by <p>The most strongly supported intervention for carpal tunnel syndrome is splinting. People may also be interested in what else may be done to help manage this condition. This intervention piece outlines what type of splint may be useful for carpal tunnel syndrome and summarizes some other strategies that may be used to manage carpal tunnel […] <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>

Common Provocation Tests for the Shoulder With Listed Sensitivity and Specificity

Published by <p>This resource is designed to provide the busy clinician with a reference for which special tests are useful for three commonly encountered shoulder pathologies by providing sensitivity, specificity, negative predictive values, and positive predictive values for shoulder special tests. <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>

Common Neurologic Medications

Published by <p>This document highlights some of the most common neurologic medication types and provides insight on how those medications may affect treatment. <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>

Common Contraindications and Precautions

Published by <p>Do you have trouble remembering all of the contraindications and precautions for treatments? Do you ever find an abnormal blood pressure or oxygen saturation level and question whether your initial treatment plan is still appropriate? This document provides a contraindication and precaution cheat to help guide clinician’s clinical reasoning. <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>

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy + Occupational Therapy

Published by <p>This handout provides an overview of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and concerns that it can help address. This handout also dispels some of the myths around CBT and provides some strengths of this approach. <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>

Coaching Model for Clinicians

Published by <p>Coaching models are used frequently in early intervention, preschool, and with early communicators. It takes a lot of skill on the clinician’s part and this handout offers some suggestions for how to get started. <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>

Clinical Signs of Ankylosing Spondylitis: Resource for Clinicians

Published by <p>People with ankylosing spondylitis or other inflammatory spine and joint pain may need to be referred to other medical providers to insure optimal treatment including pharmaceutical management combined with continued PT services. This resource is designed for clinicians and outlines the signs/symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis and provides useful information to assist with the examination process. <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>