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Clinical Diversity is a Benefit in Rural Practice

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Tracy Milius, OT

Years spent studying the theory and practice of therapy, including clinical education and experiences with varied settings, diagnoses and specialties may have you eager to focus on a specialty after achieving your professional degree. The new therapy graduates we hire are highly-skilled, well-rounded professionals. Many desire to practice in a specialty that peaked their interest during clinical experiences. Before boxing yourself in to neurology, cardiopulmonary or another area, consider the benefits of continuing to practice as a generalist.
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Contract Therapy Snap Shot

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Todd Lohr

RehabVisions has 31 years of contract therapy experience providing expertise across operations, staff development and compliance to create strong rehab departments for hospitals. This rural hospital Snap Shot examines our results in one hospital after our first year on the job.
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Wheelchair Positioning – A Therapist’s Role

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Jennifer Flanagan, SLP

Positioning and appropriate seating systems are concerns to the Occupational Therapist working with patients in wheelchairs.

Many nursing home residents and elderly patients sit for hours each day, sometimes in wheelchairs designed primarily for transportation. Prolonged periods of sitting in such wheelchairs may not only be uncomfortable but could pose multiple health risks such as difficulty with breathing, swallowing and digestion as well as skin breakdown. Poor positioning limits patients’ ability to socialize and interact with others.
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5 Things Your Rehab Department Should Be Doing – #5 Think Image

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Todd Lohr

Is your rehab department maximizing its potential? This post is the fifth and final in a series. It’s based on some items RehabVisions focuses on when we manage therapy departments, but it’s also a conversation starter about things you could be doing differently.

#5 Think About Your Image

Remember Andre Agassi in those old Canon camera commercials in which he professed, “Image is everything”? Well, right or wrong, what he said is ultimately true. People base a large portion of their perceptions on what they see. The image your rehab department is showing may be the deciding factor in whether a patient chooses you as their rehab provider.


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Answers For New Graduates

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Tracy Milius, OT

“I made it. I graduated… How do I get a great therapy job?”

When RehabVisions attends career fairs or lunch and learns, these are some of the most commonly asked questions.
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