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The Limitations and Ethical Considerations of Generative AI

Leigha Jansen, EdD, CPACC, Carolyn Smaka, AuD

April 15, 2024

What are the limitations and ethical considerations of using Generative AI in healthcare?   Read More

Cognitive Benefits of Play

Tere Bowen-Irish, OTR/L

April 1, 2024

What are the cognitive benefits of play?   Read More

Indicators for Human Trafficking for the Health Care Provider

Hannah Halbreich, MSW, LICSW

March 15, 2024

What are the comprehensive indicators for human trafficking, and specifically, what signs should healthcare professionals be vigilant for in cases of sex and labor trafficking?   Read More

Jurisprudence and Physical Therapy

Calista Kelly, PT, DPT, ACEEAA, Cert. MDT

March 1, 2024

Do all states mandate jurisprudence requirements for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants, and what is the rationale behind the need for professionals in physical therapy to stay info...   Read More

Communication Strategies for Patient's with Dementia

Megan L. Malone, MA, CCC-SLP, Jennifer Loehr, MA, CCC-SLP

February 15, 2024

As health care professionals, should we alter our communication depending on the stage of dementia a patient is in?   Read More


Youth Weight Training

Carol Mack, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, PN-1

February 1, 2024

What are the considerations and benefits associated with weight training in children and adolescents, and what is an appropriate age for them to start such training?   Read More


Sensory/Stress Response in Dysregulated Students K-5

Amy M. Starkey, COTA/L, CTP-E, CYMHS

January 15, 2024

How do sensory and stress responses manifest in dysregulated students, and what are the distinguishing characteristics of "sensory seekers" and "sensory avoidants"?   Read More

Phases of Pitching Cycle Related to Potential Injury

Ryan Bitzel, MPT

January 1, 2024

What are the five phases of a pitching cycle, and which two phases are identified as critical in terms of potential injury to the UCL (ulnar collateral ligament)?   Read More


What Are the Facilitators and Barriers to Independence for Stroke Survivors?

Katherine George, PT, DPT, Alaena McCool, MS, OTR/L, CPAM

December 15, 2023

What are the facilitators and barriers to independence for stroke survivors?   Read More


Ethical Issues in Physical Therapy Practice

Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, CFPS

December 1, 2023

What are some common ethical issues in practicing in physical therapy and in healthcare in general today?   Read More

Fostering Self-Regulation in 3-5 Year Olds

Tere Bowen-Irish, OTR/L

November 15, 2023

How do we set up relationships, environments, and situations to aid in self-regulation skills?   Read More

Uses of Pediatric Specialty Beds

Lindsey Veety, PT, DPT, ATP/SMS

November 1, 2023

What are the reasons why a pediatric specialty bed is needed?   Read More

Neurodivergent (ND) Affirming Approach

Joleen R. Fernald, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

October 15, 2023

What is neurodivergent (ND) affirming approach?   Read More


Pediatric Specialty Beds

Lindsey Veety, PT, DPT, ATP/SMS

October 1, 2023

What is a specialty bed, and what classifies a bed into a specialty or safety bed category?   Read More

Signs and Symptoms of Vestibular Hypofunction

Tonya Fuller, MSPT

September 15, 2023

What are the two types of vestibular hypofunction, and what are the signs and symptoms of each?   Read More

Difference Between Pediatric and Adult Seating

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 1, 2023

What is the difference between pediatric and adult seating?   Read More


Vestibular Hypofunction

Tonya Fuller, MSPT

August 15, 2023

What is vestibular hypofunction, and what causes vestibular hypofunction?   Read More

Assistive Technology Device Placement on a Wheelchair

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 1, 2023

Where do we place the device in relation to the client and what are the important considerations when determining device placement in relation to the client?   Read More

Heat Injury in Athletes

Heather Smith, PT, DPT, OCS

July 15, 2023

What is the difference between heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke?   Read More


Bullying and Older Adults

Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, CFPS

July 1, 2023

How is bullying defined, what are the different types of bullies, and what are the typical traits of a bully in an older adult?   Read More

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