Longview, Texas-headquartered Good Shepherd Medical Center announces it recently received a 3-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for its Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital (Adults) program. It is reported as the seventh consecutive Three-Year Accreditation CARF has awarded to the facility.
The ALS Association reports that it has surpassed a total of $10 million in “Ice Bucket” donations.
The American Occupational Therapy Association’s (AOTA) annual “Hill Day” is slated for September 15; potential attendees are invited to join occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and occupational therapy students from across the nation in Washington, DC, to advocate for the profession and communicate the value of occupational therapy.
According to a recent news release issued by the organization, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and UMB CardPartner have partnered to launch the AOTA affinity Visa Platinum Rewards credit card; AOTA will receive a portion of every dollar that each cardholder charges.
The ALS Association has announced in a recent news release that leaders from academic institutions, non-profit organizations, and pharmaceutical companies are scheduled to meet in Cambridge, Mass, May 19 to discuss biomarkers in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
In a nod to May as Older Americans Month, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has spotlighted key strategies put into place by occupational therapy practitioners to reduce fall risk, increase community mobility, and help older adults engage in daily activities.
According to research presented at the 82nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), in the absence of vision, proprioception “significantly” improved prosthetic control.
The staff from the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA), American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics (ABC), and the National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE) will participate in a “Lunchtime Charity Walk” April 21.
A total of 5,000 occupational therapy clinicians, educators, and students, are expected to attend the American Occupational Therapy Association’s 94th Annual Conference & Expo in Baltimore, Md.
To further its ongoing advocacy for the profession of occupational therapy, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) reports that it has added three new hires to its Public Affairs Team.