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Respiratory Rehab Using EStim

Submitted by Cory Robertson, Therapy Resource, Idaho Did you know that electrical stimulation can be used for more than a really fun demonstration in high school physiology class? Yes, it is great for that, but the evidence-based applications of electrical

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Skill in Place Considerations

By Kelly Alvord, Therapy Resource – Sunstone Goal of the Waiver: To keep beds open at the hospitals for more critical patients Three things to consider to skill in place; however, please refer to our Ensign Affiliates Skill In Place

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How Full is Your KUP?

By Jack Rolfe, PT, MNA, CHC, RAC-CT, Senior Compliance Partner for Utah Jack Rolfe is also the Founder and CEO of the School of Life Foundation (http://schooloflifefoundation.org/index.html). This 501(c)3 nonprofit organization has a mission to increase high school graduation rates.

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Wound Care During COVID-19

By Shelby Donahoo, M.S., OTR/L, Therapy Resource – Bandera We all experience day-to-day (or minute-to-minute!) changes in staffing these days. Pueblo Springs in Tucson, Arizona, found themselves suddenly without a wound nurse for an indefinite time due to illness. With

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Orem OT Medication Reduction

By Ryan Porritt, OT, Orem Rehabilitation & Nursing, Orem, UT Occupational Therapy (OT) used non-pharmaceutical mindfulness-based interventions (HeartMath and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) to support a patient while the physician reduced anxiety medication that she had been on for years.

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PDPM Lessons Learned – Section GG

Submitted by Jennifer Raymond, Therapy Resource – Northern CA During a recent NorCal Weekly DOR call, a question came up that prompted discussion regarding how Section GG scores are being determined when there is a discrepancy between Nursing and Therapy.

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Leaders Made Here – TJ Petty

Submitted by Chad Long, Therapy Resource For those of you who have never had a chance to meet Tyler “TJ” Petty, DOR at Montecito Post-Acute and Rehabilitation in Mesa, AZ…you should.  TJ is a leader full of charisma, compassion and

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