Research Bite: The benefits of using a systematic review to learn about your research topic.

Though systematic reviews can seem daunting to read and digest, this research design has many benefits for your literature review and study design. The benefits of using a systematic review: The methods section is a blueprint for how to complete research on your topic where you learn:Key words/phrases to search on your topicDatabases to use …

OT Research Article Spotlight: Systematic Review of Telerehabilitation in Occupational Therapy Practice.

Article Effects of telerehabilitation in occupational therapy practice: A systematic review. Authors Goris Hung KN and Kenneth NK Fong Journal Hong Kong Journal of Occupational Therapy Research Design Systematic Review Purpose The purpose of this study was to review the current evidence on the application of telerehabilitation and its clinical outcomes in OT practice over …

Providing Occupational Therapy Intervention using Telehealth

The Research on the Efficacy of Telehealth With occupational therapy intervention where services are provided using telehealth, research shows that improvements are seen in upper extremity function, parental stress levels, motivation, carryover with home programs and engagement in daily tasks such as ADLs and IADLs (Hung & Fong, 2019; Sarsak, 2020). There is also feasibility …

Ending the week on a positive note…

Another week in the books! Last week, I was fortunate enough to present at the New York State Occupational Therapy Association Conference (nysota.org) on Telehealth across the lifespan collaborating with Corinne McLees from My Virtual OT - Virtual Occupational Therapy. This was a virtual presentation using Whova and it truly was one of the best …

Tips for reading a research article when you have limited time.

Reading one research article can be a relaxing experience. You are gaining knowledge and learning ways to implement the research outcomes in your occupational therapy practice.  But, when you have multiple articles to read or if you had a long day at work, the thought of reading a 20-page research study is not particularly appealing. …

OT Research Article Spotlight

The skills needed to be successful in occupational therapy fieldwork is more important than ever. Researchers study the skills needed to be successful with this important clinical component of being an occupational therapy practitioner.