Hofstra University MOT Program 2020
Haven't see any posts regarding Hofstra's OT program for this year? Anyone accepted yet?
Conclusion: This study supports the psychometric properties of the Norwegian Self-Efficacy for Therapeutic Use of Self questionnaire in assessing self-efficacy in therapeutic encounters. Further research is needed to address the misfit items and the rating scale issue.Significance: Rasch analysis showed that the Norwegian Self-Efficacy for Therapeutic Use of Self questionnaire is promising to be used as a reliable and valid tool. PMID: 32065554 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conclusion: People who are overweight or obese are motivated to lose weight because of health issues and feeling more comfortable with their body. The opportunities for weight loss lie in creating habits, routines and structuring everyday life activities to facilitate a healthier lifestyle.Significance: The findings indicate that an occupational therapist should be part of weight-loss interventions. PMID: 32065553 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Hi! So I noticed there wasn't any threads regarding Midwest schools, and I just wanted to see where the schools were standing with accepting/wait listing/and rejecting. I applied to UW- La Crosse, UW- Milwaukee, and Carroll for Midwest schools! Other schools I applied to are TWU, ATSU, Elmhurst, and St. Scholastica.
Has anyone who has applied heard about an interview yet? Do they wait until all applications are in before informing about an interview?
Hi guys! I recently heard from Stockton about scheduling an interview. If anyone has interviewed there before, I would love some advice on type of questions they ask and what their creative essay prompt was about. I was wondering if anyone knew when we should expect to hear from Kean and Seton Hall or if you had heard already.
Multiple occupational therapy sessions, provided in a person with dementia's own home, improve their ability to carry out daily activities, compared with usual care. Improvements are also seen in behavioural and psychological symptoms and their quality of life. In addition, carers report feeling less distress, and a better quality of life.
Abstract Alcoholic Korsakoff's syndrome is characterized by severe amnesia, also affecting spatial memory. To date, research on cognitive rehabilitation in these patients is scarce. Aim of the present study is to examine the efficacy of a mnemonic strategy training in patients with Korsakoff's syndrome. A randomized controlled exploratory study was performed. A convenience sample of 14 patients with amnesia due to alcoholic Korsakoff's syndrome was included and randomized into a mnemonic strategy training group (n = 7) and a control group (n = 7). The training group completed a 3-day 45...
This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of virtual reality-based rehabilitation program for children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy on cognitive functions. Ninety children (47 boys, 43 girls) with hemiplegic cerebral palsy were randomized to either study (n = 45; 11.18 ± 3.37 years) or control (n = 45; 11.06 ± 3.24 years) groups. The study group received virtual reality intervention in addition to Traditional Occupational Therapy intervention, and the control group received Traditional Occupational Therapy for 20 sessions. Both groups were evaluated by blinded assessors with Dynamic Occupational Therapy...