Acute Care + Occupational Therapy

Acute Care + Occupational Therapy

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What is Occupational Therapy’s role in Acute Care? Sarah Stromsdorfer MS, OTR from talks about the best parts and the challenges of being a practitioner in this role. She also talks about acute care treatment ideas and assessments used. 

 Resources from the Show:

Focusing on Occupation in Occupational Therapy Podcast (#1 downloaded Seniors Flourish episode!)

Occupational Therapy Intervention In Acute Care

Occupational Therapy in Acute Care

Research: Higher hospital spending on occupational therapy is associated with lower readmission rates. Medical Care Research and Review, 1?19.

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