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Seeking Input from NICU Therapists


Dear NICU Therapist,We are seeking your advice and input on developing an advanced clinical continuing education course for NICU therapists.  In response to numerous requests from colleagues who like yourself, have attended one of our NICU workshops, we are hoping … Continue reading

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Finding the best speech-language Apps to use…Help!


Who knew when iPads and other tablets first came out that this incredible piece of technology, would become a therapy tool? With hundreds of apps out there ranging from free to $200 or more, how do you know which app … 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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Case Study Protocols


Jen Posts DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: We are a multidisciplinary pediatric practice and are looking to start doing some case studies. Our last student did some research and came up with a protocol and I was surprised at how involved it … Continue reading

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Choosing the right course for you. Principles of Adult Learning (yes…this means you!)


Ok…you are ready to take a continuing education course to help you advance your career as a physical, occupational or speech therapist, and you are trying to choose one. When you look at the outline of the course, ask yourself … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Make Best Jobs for 2012 Top 10 List


Occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech pathology are here to stay! Worried about the economy, unemployment etc.? Don’t be. According to US News.com, which compiles a list of the best careers every year based on the Labor Department’s employment projections, … Continue reading

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How to Wrap-up Your In-Service.


Leaving your colleagues inspired and wanting for more information can be a challenge. In your final comments, repeat your main points.  Tell your colleagues how they can obtain further and more in-depth information.  If you are so inclined, invite them … Continue reading

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10 words to Use to Enhance your In-Service Presentation to your Therapy Department…..


Use emotion words and logic words.  Use some of these words if they are appropriate to your content and comfortable for you:   Emotion words such as instinct, felt, reaction, sense, confident. These words are most helpful in describing clinical … Continue reading

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Evidence Based Approach to Feeding Fragile Infants


ERI Faculty, Erin Ross publishes Paper: Erin Ross, a speech language pathologist and Education Resources, Inc. faculty recently co-authored a paper describing her successful oral feeding of preterm and other ill and fragile infants, based on the SOFFI (“Supporting Oral … Continue reading

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