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What’s So “Vital” About Vital Signs?

Submitted by Tamala Sammons, M.A., CCC-SLP, Therapy Resource, Flagstone, Pennant, Sunstone, Milestone, Endura, Monument Vital signs are the objective measurements of temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure as a clinical means to assess general health. Additionally, many include Pain and

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Therapy to ED Leadership

Submitted by Brian del Poso, OTR/L, CHC, RAC-CT, Therapy Resource As you all know and have heard, our organization considers itself a “leadership development company that happens to be in healthcare,” and we are always looking to develop the best

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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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