Qualities of a Speech Therapist For Kids

by Howard Gerber on December 10, 2019

No Gravatar


school speech therapist
If you’re considering making the transition from a rehabilitation center or hospital speech therapist to a school-based therapist, there are certain traits and skills that will help you succeed. Although you need a strong desire to help people regardless of the setting you work in, there are additional traits that are helpful to becoming and succeeding as a school-based speech therapist.  Consider the list below.
[continue reading…]

2+

{ 8 comments }

Stress Management For Nurses

by Howard Gerber on December 9, 2019

No Gravatar

school nurse stress management

Nursing is a rewarding profession, but it can also be a stressful one. There are several factors that contribute to stress in the nursing profession, such as long shifts, maintaining a work-life balance and being called to help with unexpected medical emergencies. Each of these unique facets of a nurse’s job has the potential to contribute towards stress and nurse burnout.

[continue reading…]

11+

{ 0 comments }

Group Speech Therapy Activities

by Howard Gerber on December 3, 2019

No Gravatar

group speech activities

Group speech therapy can be an effective option for building vocabulary. It makes it more fun for the students and allows a single therapist to work with multiple students at a time, easing the overall workload and helps to maximize the time spent in therapy sessions.

There are many options for fun activities to improve students’ speech progress and keep them excited and engaged. We’ve come up with several ideas to give you a start on creating activities that your students will find engaging and helpful. These activities can be used for small groups of students both in person andduring teletherapy sessions if all activity materials are available.

[continue reading…]

1+

{ 0 comments }

School-based Occupational Therapy For Children

by Howard Gerber on October 4, 2019

No Gravatar

teens occupational therapyOccupational therapy is beneficial at any age, especially during the childhood years. The ability for a child to experience and play is what drives cognitive, social and physical growth. An OT is able to evaluate a child’s current skills to determine if they should require additional support. Occupational therapy can help children learn ways to deal with academic and social challenges that they may face due to their disability. [continue reading…]

1+

{ 0 comments }

How To Become A Pediatric Physical Therapist

by Howard Gerber on September 24, 2019

No Gravatar

physical therapy pediatric certificationWhether you already work as a physical therapist or are still in school earning your degree, you might be thinking about specializing. One area of specialization to consider is working as a pediatric physical therapist, physical therapy that specializes in treating children. Before you take the next steps, do some research and consider questions. We have provided a list of questions and answers below to help you gain an understanding of what Pediatric Physical Therapy entails.  [continue reading…]

2+

{ 0 comments }

Legal Issues Facing School Nurses

by Howard Gerber on September 23, 2019

No Gravatar


school nurse legal questions

Working as a school nurse is a lot different than other settings, such as a hospital, nursing home, or rehabilitation center. If you’re new to school nursing, you may have some questions about liability and other legal concerns. Below are some common questions and answers regarding school nursing. [continue reading…]

3+

{ 0 comments }

Getting Sick As A Nurse

by Howard Gerber on August 16, 2019

No Gravatar


sick healthcare traveler
It’s happened to all of us at one time or another. The alarm clock goes off, your nose is stuffed up, and your throat is on fire. As much as you want to deny it, you’re sick. Now it’s decision time. Do you try to tough it out and go into to work, or do you call in sick?

Whether it’s a new travel nursing assignment or you have been on the job awhile, calling in sick is something that may stress you out. You don’t want to leave your co-workers short-staffed, and you may not get paid for the time off. What should you do and how to avoid getting sick? [continue reading…]

2+

{ 0 comments }