In this episode, Ana and Amy sit down with their friend Laurie to talk about her process of getting diagnosed and managing Lupus. They cover doctors visits, work-life balance, flare- ups and everything in between!
In preparation for level 2 fieldwork, Ana & Amy read responses from occupational therapists who have experience as clinical instructors. They ask about advice, how to prepare, and the clinical instructor's expectations for fieldwork.
We hear feedback from Dr. Matthew Geddie, Dr. Laurie Stelter, Molly Setliff, Irene Winkler, and Sarah Putt (From OT4Lyfe)!
Ana & Amy talk about working with the Dementia and Alzheimer disease population. 8:02: Interview with Molly Setliff, OTR about her experience with this population, why we should care about them, and some tools for working with them.39:12: Ana and Amy reflect and talk about soup and word searches
In this episode, Ana and Amy interview Dr. Karen Aranha, OTR, about what it means to be globally minded and why it is important for our profession7:06- Dr. Aranha talks about her journey as an OT here in the states and in Zimbabwe, her early years as an OT, and what we can do as students and clinicians to be more globally minded53:16- A&A recap the episode and discuss CEUs, Energy Eggs, Cardi B, and of course, Juno.
In this episode, Amy and Ana discuss what assistive technology is and why it matters. We interview Dr. Douglas Dendy and ask him questions about ADA and why it is important as clinicians to be familiar with the ins and outs of assistive technology.