Category Archives: Acute Care

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

Posted in Acute Care, Dear ERI - Clinical Challenges and Gems | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Acute Care, Dear ERI - Clinical Challenges and Gems | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Acute Care, Dear ERI - Clinical Challenges and Gems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Acute Care, News, Professional Development | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment