Monthly Archives: October 2012

Feeding, Swallowing: Who’s job is it…. Speech Language Pathology? Occupational Therapy?


Nicole Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: I have a great interest in feeding, eating, and swallowing which is a specialty certification for OTs. However, in acute care there is great resistance to practice in this area because of the strong presence … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy – Dilemma in Acute Care


Mary Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: As a physical therapy assistant in an acute care facility, I am constantly working with patients to increase their ambulation and improve gait patterns. Recently, on a PT’s initial evaluation the physical therapist only transferred … Continue reading

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Post Course discussion with Steven Sadowsky


Treating the Acute Care ICU Patient   Steven Sadowsky is happy to answer any questions you may have, and discuss treatment and practical applications in the ICU and Acute Care setting.  Sometimes there is not enough time through the course of the … Continue reading

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Therapies in The School Conference 2012 – Questions for the Speakers


We are building a community for school therapists attending the conference this year. A place for everyone to connect prior to, during and after the conference. We are hoping that building this community will serve you well, a place for … Continue reading

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Measuring Therapy Productivity in Acute Care


Judy Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: Has anyone found a good way to measure productivity in acute care? It can vary so much from day to day for the evaluating therapists depending on what types of patients were admitted and how … Continue reading

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NDT Recertification


As all of you who are NDT certified know, NDT certification is now valid for 3 years, from the date of acceptance into the program. Re-certification is a new process that requires 20 hours of continuing education in the three … Continue reading

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Free CE Course for Acute Care Therapists


Our new blog has been very successful building a strong pediatric therapy community. We would like now to do the same for our acute care therapists, building a community that will serve you well, a place for you to share … Continue reading

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Stretching Your Continuing Education Dollars


One of the frequently asked questions we get is: what is the most efficient use of my budgeted continuing education dollars?  We are very aware of how CE budgets have been cut in recent years, and we have approached this … Continue reading

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