#OTalk 2nd Feb 2016 – When does routine work activity become Continuing Professional Development?

Join @Otalk_ for #Otalk on 2/2/16 hosted with @SLawsonOT Sarah Lawson. @hearled Deb Hearle will also be lurking. Sarah and Deb are both from the @TRAMmCPD team (www.TRAMmCPD.com)

 

As health and care registered professionals, we as occupational therapists, are required to adhere to the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Standards for CPD (HCPC, 2012). Our CPD should be over and above our everyday working practice. Our everyday practice involves the assessment of service users to provide a benchmark for measurement of outcomes it also requires us to provide up to date evidence based interventions. CPD is one vehicle for ensuring a minimum level of practice standard.

 

From feedback received through our work with TRAMmCPD (Morris et al, 2011; Lawson et al, 2014; Hearle et al, 2016) there appears to be a lack of clarity amongst some practitioners about when professional development through everyday work activity can be counted CPD. Clarification is important, in particular when recording CPD in preparation for the biennial HCPC audit.

 

We presented a poster with this title at the College of Occupational Therapists 2015 Annual Conference (for a copy of our abstract contact @OTSM2011 or @TRAMmCPD) and would like, in this week’s #otalk to further explore and debate the following:

 

• When do you consider that your everyday work has become CPD?

 

• Do you understand what the differences are between routine occupational therapy practice and CPD?

 

• In your opinion does supervision, either as a supervisee or supervisor count as CPD?

 

• Do you understand what to record as evidence of your CPD?

 

• What about students – how do we clarify CPD for them?

 

• Do students engage in CPD and if so, how do you differentiate between the work they do as part of University expectations and CPD?

 

 

 

REFERENCES

Health & Care Professions Council (2012) Your guide to Our Standards of Continuing Professional Development. London: Health & Care Professions Council

 

Hearle, D, Lawson, S & Morris, R (2016) A Strategic Guide to CPD for Health and Social Care Professionals: The TRAMm Model. Keswick: M&K Publishing

 

Lawson, S; Morris, R; & Hearle, D. (2014) A Continuous, Dynamic and Strategic Journey. Occupational Therapy News College of Occupational Therapists 22(5) p34

 

Morris, R., Salmon, T., Lawson, S., Leadbitter, A., Morris, M., Margaret Mandizha-Walker and Hearle, D. (2011) Creativity Through Appreciative Inquiry. Occupational Therapy News. College of Occupational Therapists 19(6) pp26-27

Post Chat Updates:

Online Transcript from HealthCare HashTags

PDF of Transcript: #OTalk – 2 Feb 2016

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#OTalk 24/04/12 – Seven day working in Occupational Therapy Practice

#OTalk 24/04/12 – Seven day working in Occupational Therapy Practice  

Facilitator and summary author: @lottie01

Participants: @lisa_d_ot @allisulli  @claireOT @kirstyes @gilliancrossley @billwongOT @fullyoccupied @lauraanstess @31katie07 @Linda_Goddard  @TherapyInPraxis

Recently there has been an increasing discussion regarding changing practices within the NHS for a variety of reasons. One such change beginning to emerge is that of seven-day working for services including that of therapies. There has been an increasing amount of evidence to suggest that a lack of service coverage within the NHS can result in delays and a less favourable outcome for our patients. A recent document produced by NHS improvement (linked below) highlighted that by therapy services introducing seven-day working practices, patients had a reduced length of stay; enhanced recovery and a continuity of care.

I (Lottie01) chose seven-day working as a topic, in part due to the above but more over because it is a topic that I am passionate about and one which is essential to consider if we view our core beliefs as occupational therapists. Below is the summary of this #OTalk.

Reason for selecting seven day working as the topic.

@lottie01
  • @kirstyes  I feel passionate about 7-day working for a few reasons, firstly being that occupations are not restricted to 5/days a week #OTalk

and also from a physical practice POV if people can be discharged at weekends what reason should we not be working #OTalk

  • I think in view of the discharge aspect – it would reduce delays #OTalk

 

Our experiences of seven day working and the practicalities of implementation

@kirstyes
  • I haven’t but it was only just coming in when I moved to the uni. I often/sometimes work 7 days in academia ;0) #Otalk
@kirstyes
  • @Lisa_D_OT @lottie01 I think we should reiterate that 7 day working doesn’t mean you don’t actually get a day off ;0) #Otalk
@Lisa_D_OT
  • @kirstyes Lol, working 7 days a week would be a bit too much dedication! No occupational balance there 🙂 #otalk
@lottie01
  • My current work doesn’t have 7-day OT but in 2 placements one offered a 7-day service in A&E only and the other extended this to AAU #Otalk
@Lisa_D_OT
  • No experience of 7 day working on my placements so far but have done this in other healthcare jobs #Otalk
@kirstyes
  • @Lisa_D_OT Have you had any experience of non Mon-Fri 9-5 placements?
@Lisa_D_OT
  • @kirstyes Yes, on one of my placements in A&E I did 8am-8.30pm shifts. Incredibly tiring! #Otalk
@kirstyes
  • @Lisa_D_OT Crikey 8-8.30 is a long shift. What breaks did you get #Otalk not sure no of hours is necessary. Need to look at approp[riate] staffing
@Lisa_D_OT
  • @kirstyes two 30 minute breaks. My educator was the only OT in a team of nurses, so she did those hours to fit with nursing shifts #otalk
@lottie01
  • I think working all those hours would be excessive, and I don’t see the need to tie your hours with nursing staff 2/2 #OTalk
@lottie01
  • … feel there would be benefit on flexi working hours for Ots (mostly as I find myself needed longer on certain days than others) to meet client need #Otalk
@kirstyes
  • @lottie01 Flexi time important. Prevents us always having to clock watch. But obv many OTs have family commitments that need managing #OTalk
@lauraanstess
  • Personally I think as nice as it may be to work mon to fri, 7 day services are inevitable #OTalk
@kirstyes
  • @lauraanstess Agree think there is a need to recognise all H&SC professions are tiring and needs to be balance for staff as well. #OTalk
  • @lauraanstess: However I also think that it’s benefits are dependant on the type of service #OTalk” Can you expand/give example.
@lottie01
  • i agree but can see the probs such as the practical elements of how it would work, would we be on-call & cover acute wards (physical) or work 5 days across 7 and choose to take 2/7 off a week. #OTalk
  • @allisulli i can see where the issues would be in terms of its quite nice to work mon-fri 9-5 with w/end off @OTalk_Occhat @claireOT #OTalk
  • I can see the drawbacks in 7-day working and it may not be suitable for all environments but I feel the benefits outway the cons #OTalk

 

The benefits and drawbacks of seven day working.

@kirstyes
  • My sis works in LD as an OT. She would often do early or late bathing assessments to fit in with routine #OTalk
@Lisa_D_OT
  • Agree that OTs should work to fit in with client’s needs – if 7 day working is required staff should be prepared to do it
@lottie01
  •  I would have thought flexi-working would aid this as in my view they could leave a bit earlier/later is need be #OTalk
@allisulli
  • I believe that it fits in with client-centered care at the heart of #occupationaltherapy practice #OTalk
@kirstyes
  • @allisulli Agree with that. But do you think clients might want weekend off therapy ;0! #OTalk
@kirstyes
  • @lottie01 @lisa_d_ot I think main reason is that occupations don’t stop. It’s how we structure whole days. #OTalk
@kirstyes
  • Do you think we could use driver for 7 day working to be even more occupation focussed and deal more with leisure occs? #OTalk
  • Or would that still not be seen as important in some care contexts? just about speedier discharge from hosp and service? #OTalk
@lottie01
  • @kirstyes It would give more time – especially in long-term environments but it may mean that more people have their needs addressed #OTalk
@allisulli
  • @lottie01 @kirstyes @lisa_d_ot short length of stay would make 7 day working even more crucial for habituation of new routines #OTalk
@allisulli
  • @kirstyes @lottie01 improved outcomes for adults with #developmentaldisabilities for 7 day working for sure #OTalk
@lottie01
  • @kirstyes and in the scheme of things – from a philosophical view: promote independence and from budget point: reduce long-term costs #OTalk
@allisulli
  • @lottie01 @kirstyes also important re #mentalhealth self-determination, right to choose when to participate in #occupationaltherapy #OTalk
@lottie01
  • @allisulli @kirstyes and its important to be aware that mental health and physical health despite seperate settings are intertwined #OTalk
@kirstyes
  • @HandyOTJO said reduced length of stay would be driver in acute services #OTalk
  • @allisulli @lottie01 More freedom & op to choose priorities would be good. Would work well with CMOP-E and COPM. Shift service focus #OTalk
@BillwongOT
  • @Lisa_D_OT @lottie01 there is a balance, though. We got to take care of our needs to some extent. We aren’t machines. #OTalk
  •  …think that can cut into our meaningful occupations on weekends- such as church. #OTalk
  • @kirstyes @lottie01 in US we have per diem, which is sort of like flex hours in a sense. #OTalk
  • RT @kirstyes: @Lisa_D_OT Good point we shouldn’t expect clients to always have to work to our uncompromising schedule/cancel things #OTalk

 

Environments and settings best suited to seven day working

@kirstyes
  • @lottie01 School based OT ;0) #OTalk Unless they did ‘homework at the weekends
@31katie07
  • In the MH setting I work in I feel 5day week is best. It’s a typical working week and provides routine and normality. #OTalk
@BillWongOT
  • Acute care, rehab, mental health could be great for 7 day work weeks. #OTalk
  • … school based is one that stands out that is not. Kids may not want more school. #OTalk
@kirstyes
  • Wow @xJessicaKate18x says we should all be doing 7 day weeks. You are 16% more likely to die if admitted on a Sunday #OTalk

 

Useful Linked Resource:
http://claireot.wordpress.com/2012/03/29/ahpnorth-conference-just-do-it/
http://www.improvement.nhs.uk/documents/SevenDayWorking.pdf

Full Transcript Available At: http://hashtags.symplur.com/healthcare-hashtag-transcript.php?hashtag=OTalk&fdate=04-17-2012&shour=0&smin=0&tdate=04-18-2012&thour=0&tmin=0&ssec=00&tsec=00&img=1

Past Chats

We have split previous chats into the following categories to enable you to find them quickly when needed:

Professionalism

#OTalk – OTs Professional Identity – how do we describe our role to others

Date: 25/10/2011   Host: OTalk Team

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#OTalk – Professionalism (1)

Date: 06/03/2012  Host: OTalk Team

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#OTalk – Professionalism (2)

Date: 20/03/2012  Host: OTalk Team

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#OTalk – Professionalism (3) – Keep Talking

Date: 25/09/2012   Host: @Helen_OTUK

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#OTalk – Professional Boundaries 

Date: 09/07/2013   Host: @MrDarrenGormley

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Occupational Science

#occhat – What do we understand by occupational science? What does it mean for OT? Does it mean anything to others?

Date: 01/11/2011   Host: @claireOT

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Sharing our personal experiences of how occupations contribute to our health and wellbeing.

Date: 15/11/2011  Host: @Kirstyes

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#occhat – The occupied self: the role of occupation in identity

Date: 29/11/2011  Host: @JackieTaylor19

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#occhat – An occupational science exploration of Christmas

Date: 13/12/2011  Host: @Kirstyes

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#occhat – Natural Environment and occupation

Date: 17/01/2012  Host: @geekyOT

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#occhat – Spirituality and occupation

Date: 31/01/2012  Host: @Kirstyes

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#occhat – OT in Non-Traditional Settings

Date: 14/02/2012  Host: @geekyOT

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#occhat – Occupation and Transitions

Date: 28/02/2012  Host: #OTalk Team  Topic suggested by: @shaanOT

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#occhat – The Dark Side of Occupation

Date: 13/03/2012  Host: @RebbeccaTwinley

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#occhat – Sleep as an Occupation

Date: 27/03/2012  Host: @ChrisMHOT

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#occhat – Re-categorizing Occupations

Date: 10/04/2012  Host: @Kirstyes

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#occhat – Occupation as a Human Right 

Date: 24/04/2012  Host: #OTalk Team

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 #occhat – COT Conference Review (OS Papers focus)

Date: 19/06/2012  Host: @Kirstyes

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 #occhat – Salutogenesis

Date: 03/07/2012  Host: @Kirstyes

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#occhat – Occupational Artistry as an antidote to Occupational Science? 

Date: 17/07/2012  Host: @allisulliOTProf

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 #occhat: Restorative Occupations 

Date: 31/07/2012  Host: @geekyOT

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#occhat – Writing creatively as a way to develop occupational artistry

Date: 14/08/2012  Host: @Kirstyes

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 #occhat – Mindfulness and Occupation

Date: 28/08/2012  Host: @pd2ot

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#occhat – Allotment gardening: an occupational science perspective.

Date: 09/10/2012  Host: @ChrisMHOT

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#occhat – The Meanings Women Attribute to Running

Date: 23/10/2012  Host: @ShaanOT

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#occhat – Occupational Balance in the Digital Age

Date: 04/12/2012  Host: @Kirstyes

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 #occhat – Christmas Traditions and What they mean to us

Date: 18/12/2012  Host: @Kirstyes

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Driving as an Occupation

Date: 19/02/2013  Host: @GillyGorry

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#BeddingOut 

Date: 19/04/2013  Host: @RGPLizCrow

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World Book Night 2013 – Reading as an Occupation

Date: 23/04/2013  Host: Community Led

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Boredom

Date: 07/05/2013  Host: @geekyOT

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Occupational Overload

Date: 21/05/2013  Host: @GillyGorry

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Ban the Gown – The Occupation of Being in Hospital 

Date: 04/06/2013  Host: @Kirstyes

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Teaching/Learning Occupational Science 

Date: 13/08/2013  Host: @Kirstyes

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Social Isolation and Loneliness

Date: 25/03/2014  Host: @GillyGorry

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Spirituality

Date: 15/07/2014  Host: @OTAccessStudy

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Halloween

Date: 28/10/2014  Host: @Kirstyes

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Occupational Alienation

Date: 18/11/2014  Host: @geekyOT

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Authentic occupation

Date: 25/11/2014  Host: @geekyOT

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War and Occupation

Date: 20/01/2015  Host: @KimStuartOT

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The influence of Celebrity on Occupation

Date: 17/02/2015  Host: @VanditaChisholm

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Activity is everyone’s business

Date: 21/04/2015  Host: @johnpope87

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The Occupation Debate – Means vs Ends? or is Occupation Focused, Based and Centered practice enough to claim we are providing true occupational therapy?

Date: 23/06/2015  Host: @GillyGorry

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Identity change in children with an acquired brain injury (ABI)

Date: 28/07/2015  Host: @deblants

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Friendship Month

Date: 08/09/2015  Host: @Kirstyes

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TV or Not Tv?… That is the question. Exploring TV Watching as an Occupation.

Date: 15/09/2015  Host: @GillyGorry

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Culture

Date: 08/12/2015  Host: @OT_Rach

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Motivation

Date: 19/01/2016  Host: @pjmasonOT

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Exploring independence, what does it really mean to you as an Occupational Therapist?

Date: 12/04/2016  Host: @OT_Rach

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Social Media

#OTalk – Social Media tools in our Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Date:  08/11/2011  Host: @claireOT

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#OTalk – Extra session for Global Day of Service – How OT students can use social media for professional development and to promote OT

Date:  25/02/2012  Host: @SandraGreen76, @GillyGorry & @KMOT2012

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#OTalk – Privacy/Confidentiality in Blogging

Date:  10/07/2012  Host: @Helen_OTUK

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#OTalk – The use of Skype (or Similar) as a professional tool

Date:  07/08/2012  Host: @Helen_OTUK

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#OTalk – Using Pinterest to Support OT Practice

Date:  19/03/2013 Host: @billwongot

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SM and Healthcare Education

Date:  10/12/2013  Host: @dobedobedo14

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#OTalk – Social Media- HCPC Guidance

Date:  03/05/2016  Host: @GillyGorry

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Exploring the Role of OT

#OTalk – What impacts on whether something is considered Occupational Therapy or not?

Date:  06/12/2011   Host: @Kirstyes

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#OTalk – OT and Autism

Date:  24/01/2012  Host: @billwongot

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#OTalk – Potential role of OT in prevention and management of bullying

Date:  07/02/2012   Host: @Kirstyes

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#OTalk – OT and Sexuality

Date:  21/02/2012   Host: @geekyOT

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#OTalk – The role of Occupational Therapists in Domestic Violence (DV)

Date:  15/05/2012   Host: @GillyGorry & @allisulliOTProf

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 #OTalk – The Role of OT in Public Health

Date:  24/07/2012  Host: @GillyGorry

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Reablement and OT

Date:  28/01/2014  Host: @GillyGorry

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Safer Internet Day (OT Role)

Date:  11/02/2014  Host: @GillyGorry & @Helen_OTUK

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OT and Eating Disorders

Date:  18/02/2014 Host: @geekyOT & @pd2ot

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Working with older gay people: your thoughts and experiences 

Date:  08/07/2014  Host: @RebeccaTwinley

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OTs working with people with HIV

Date:  22/07/2014  Host: @RehabHIV

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Good Practice in healthcare for migrants

Date:  05/08/2014  Host: @OTsinLondon

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Obesity and the role of OT

Date:   12/08/2014  Host: @GillyGorry

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Occupational Therapy and the fire service

Date:   19/08/2014 Host: @RGUOTStewart

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Occupational Therapy within a gender identity clinic

Date:   16/09/2014  Host: @OTGeekHannah

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End of Life Care:What should Occupational Therapists be Concerned with?

Date:   23/09/2014  Host: @KimStuartOT

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Handwriting

Date:  26/05/2015  Host: @CharlOTPlay

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Weight Management from an Occupational Perspective

Date:  14/07/2015  Host: @Kirstyes

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Exercise as an Occupation

Date:   04/08/2015  Host: @clairehannah3

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The role of seating in pressure management

Date:  22/03/2016  Host: @SeatingMatters

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MDT

#OTalk – Group Work in MDT settings

Date:  10/01/2012  Host: @claireOT

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Ask an OT using #MDTChat

Date:  24/04/2014  Host: @OTalk_

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#MDT Chat – World Suicide Prevention Day

Date:  10/09/2014  Host: @physiotalk

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CPD

#OTalk – Using Films and Television for Reflection and CPD

Date:   03/04/2012  Host: @Kirstyes

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 #OTalk – Blogging as a CPD Activity

Date:  26/06/2012  Host: @Kirstyes

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 #OTalk – Getting on Board with your Professional Body

Date:   24/11/2012  Host: @OTAshbert

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 New Year’s ResOTlutions

Date: 08/01/2013   Host: @Kirstyes

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Mentor-Mentee Relationships 

Date:   14/05/2013  Host: @BillWongOT

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New Year’s ResOTlutions Review and audit challenge

Date:   25/06/2013  Host: @Helen_OTUK & @GillyGorry

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When OT Goes Wrong

Date:  17/09/2013  Host: @pd2ot

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TRAMm Model for CPD

Date:   24/09/2013  Host: @trammcpd

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HCPC Audit – Special OTalk

Date:  01/10/2013  Host: @The_HCPC

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E-Portfolios for CPD

Date:  15/04/2014  Host: @GillyGorry

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Supervision

Date:  30/09/2014  Host: @ForensicDetail

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Peer Audit

Date:  21/10/2014  Host: @JoyceInYork

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Creating CPD Activities

Date:  13/01/2015  Host: @Helen_OTUK

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Therapeutic Use of Self

Date:  17/03/2015  Host: @GeekyOT

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Getting Ready for HCPC CPD Audit

Date:  21/07/2015  Host: @trammcpd & @Kirstyes

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E-Portfolios Revisted: How are you recording your CPD?

Date:  11/08/2015  Host: @GillyGorry

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Reflection in Practice

Date:   18/08/2015  Host: @Helen_OTUK

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Planning CPD Goals & Activities

Date:   22/09/2015  Host: @Helen_OTUK

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ResOTlutions 2016 (& Apply to Host)

Date:  05/01/2016  Host: @Helen_OTUK

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When does routine work activity become Continuing Professional Development?

Date:  02/02/2016  Host: @trammcpd

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Ask not what your regional committee can do for you, but what you can do for your regional committee.

Date:   16/02/2016  Host: @OT_Rach

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Shifting CPD Focus

Date:  29/03/2016  Host: @Kirstyes

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Peer support, mentoring and buddy schemes: sharing and exploring the options

Date:   24/05/2016  Host: @SetG75

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OT in Practice

#OTalk – 7 Day Working

Date:  17/04/2012  Host: @lottie01

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#OTalk The Health and Social Care Act (2012)- what does it mean for us?

Date:   08/05/2012  Host: @Kirstyes

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 #OTalk – Competition and Excellence in Occupational Therapy

Date:  21/08/2012  Host: @BillWongOT

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 #OTalk – Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Date:   18/09/2012  Host: @BendyGirl

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 #OTalk – Bread and Butter OT?

Date:  16/10/2012  Host: @Kirstyes

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 #OTalk – Psychological Approaches in Occupational Therapy

Date:  13/11/2012   Host: @GeekyOT

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 #occhat – Using Equipment to Facilitate Occupation

Date:  20/11/2012  Host: @claireOT

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#OTalk – The use of apps in Occupational Therapy Practice

Date:  11/12/2012   Host: @claireOT

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Moving and Handling

Date:  22/01/2013   Host: @zzzoooman

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Falls Chat

Date:  04/o2/2013   Host: @uk_James & @KentSocialCare

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Integrated Health and Social Care

Date:  05/03/2013  Host: @uk_James

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Carer Engagement

Date:  11/06/2013   Host: @Helen_OTUK

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Politics in OT 

Date:  06/08/2013  Host: @Dai2584

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Joint Working in Allied Health Professions 

Date:  20/08/2013   Host: @Wedotherapy

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Occupational Therapy and Work Retention

Date:  22/10/2013  Host: @JeanAHPm & @LisaAHPr

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Games in Rehabilitation

Date:   26/11/2013  Host: @Games4RehabOT

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Bespoke Relaxation

Date:  17/12/2013  Host: @BespokeRelax

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The Power of Ideas

Date:   14/01/2014  Host: @Dai2584

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genHome – EBP

Date:  21/01/2014  Host: @Maria_genhome

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Locum work, what is it all about?

Date:   25/02/2014  Host: @LabmedOT

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Occupational Therapy Professionals with a Disability

Date:  11/03/2014   Host:  @OT_rach@laraine4898

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Understanding the dimensions of the home

Date:  06/05/2014  Host: @bronteOT

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Bread and Butter OT

Date:   13/05/2014  Host: @OT_rach

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Reflecting on our own experiences of health and social care

Date:  27/05/2014  Host: @Kirstyes

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Carers Week

Date:   10/06/2014  Host: @Helen_OTUK

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Service User Involvement

Date:   26/08/2014  Host: @pixiegirle

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Role of OTA

Date:  07/04/2015  Host: @OTontheTracks & @ForensicDetail

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Language and Culture

Date:  29/09/2015   Host: @OTontheTracks

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What If…

Date:  13/10/2015  Host: @hawki1989

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An Inspector Calls – What to expect from a CQC visit

Date:   17/11/2015  Host: @MaryBoothOT & @TheOTShow

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Choosing What Employment Schedule Is Best For You

Date:   12/01/2016  Host: @BillWongOT

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Digital Assistive Technology: an essential skill for ALL OTs

Date:  26/01/2016  Host: @PTerrer

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Is going on holiday good for your well-being? What might be the OT Role? 

Date:   26/04/2016  Host: @OT_rach

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Models in Practice

#OTalk – Kawa Model

Date:  01/05/2012   Host: @GillyGorry

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Focus on Models of Practice

Date:   15/01/2013  Host: @GillyGorry & @GeekyOT

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Focus on PEO/PEOP Models

Date:   02/07/2013  Host: @bronteot

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ICF Model 

Date:  10/09/2013   Host: @TherapistOT

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KAWA Symposium Review

Date:  17/06/2014   Host: @Helen_OTUK

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If there could be only one, what outcome measure would it be? (Outcome Measures)

Date:  24/03/2015   Host: @KatrinaBannigan

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Focus on Models: Vona du Toit Model of Creative Ability

Date:  31/03/2015   Host: @amkane87, @vdtmocaot & @KhatriRoshni

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Assesment

Occupational Assessment 

Date:  21/09/2013   Host: @Kirstyes

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Occupational Goal Setting

Date:  26/02/2013   Host: @Kirstyes

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Occupational Interventions 

Date:   12/03/2013  Host: @Kirstyes

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Occupational Evaluation/Outcome Measures 

Date:   26/03/2013  Host: @Symbolic_Life

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Working Creatively with Risk

Date:  30/04/2013   Host: @Helen_OTUK

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Occupation vs Function Debate  

Date:   16/07/2013  Host:  @Helen_OTUK

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Risk Enablement in Practice – Follow Up 

Date:  23/07/2013   Host: @Helen_OTUK

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‘Assessment Tools: Help or Hindrance? Door-Opener or Straightjacket?’

Date:   09/06/2015  Host: @nnikki_duffy

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An Activity analysis of OTalk

Date:   27/10/2015  Host: @OT_rach

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Social copy

#OTalk Unscripted 

Date:  22/05/2012   Host: N/A

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#OTalk it’s the Queen Jubilee, so OTalk will be celebrating with an OTea-party

Date:   05/06/2012  Host: @Helen_OTUK

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Occhat Tea Party Announcement

Date:   30/07/2013  Host: @GillyGorry

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OT Party

Date:  20/05/2014   Host: @GillyGorry

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Welcome Kelly OTeaParty

Date:   14/04/2015  Host: @Kirstyes

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Tweets Against OT

Date:   16/06/2015  Host: @Kirstyes

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Practice Development

Going beyond the display stand, doing OT week differently

Date:   27/09/2014  Host: @VanditaChisholm

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Raising profile of activity

Date:   09/12/2014  Host: @OT_LisaB

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Professional Identity in OT

Date:    05/05/2015  Host: @eann_turner & @KimStuartOT

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Celebrating Service/Innovation with The OT Show

Date:   07/07/2015  Host: @TheOTShow

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OT Week and Promoting OT

Date:  03/11/2015   Host: @DebbiiHarrison

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Conferences and Events

 #OTalk – Reviewing Day One of COT 2012 

Date:  12/06/2012   Host: @ShaanOT

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#OTalk – The World OT Day Virtual Exchange

Date:  30/10/2012   Host: N/A

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#occhat – Review of #ot24vx12 from an Occupational Perspective

Date:   06/11/2012  Host: @Helen_OTUK

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COT Conference – Tweetup in person and using #otalkontour 

Date:  18/60/20313   Host: @Kirstyes

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#OTvx13 – Virtual Classroom Trial 

Date:    08/10/2013  Host: @Kirstyes

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Making the most of Exhibitions and Conferences

Date:  22/04/2014   Host: @Helen_OTUK

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#OTalk – COT Conference

Date:  03/06/2015   Host: N/A

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Writing Conference Abstracts

Date:   01/09/2015  Host: @OTSalfordUni

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Creative Occupations

#occhat – Arts and Crafts in Modern OT

Date:  11/09/2012   Host: @GillyGorry

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Crafty Christmas

Date:  16/12/2014   Host: @GillyGorry

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Photes4OT

Date:   03/03/2015  Host: @Helen_OTUK

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Leadership

#OTalk – Leadership in Occupational Therapy

Date:   02/10/2012  Host: @GillyGorry

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Transformational Leadership

Date:   28/05/2013  Host: @elaineahpmh

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Conditions

 #OTalk – Paralympics Discussion

Date:  04/09/2012   Host: @Kirstyes

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Risk Stratification for Long Term Conditions 

Date:  05/02/2013   Host: @UK_James

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Self Care for Long Term Conditions 

Date:  16/04/2013   Host: @UK_James

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Dementia – What’s the Evidence

Date:  19/11/2013  Host: @elaineahpmh

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Hemiplegia

Date:   14/10/2014  Host: @OT_rach

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Dementia

Date:  10/02/2015   Host: @KatrinaBannigan & @EmmaJKirk

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CFS/ME

Date:   10/03/2015  Host: @LonsdaleR

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MS

Date:  28/04/2015   Host: @Kirstyes

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Dementia: See The Person

Date:  19/05/2015   Host: @Nnikki_Duffy

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Bill Wong on his TEDx experience (Focus on Autism)

Date:  02/06/2015   Host: @BillWongOT

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Growing Older and Frailer… With HIV

Date:   01/12/2015  Host: @rehabHIV

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OT for adults with Lower Limb Amputation: What is Best Practice?

Date:  08/03/2016   Host: @OT_Vicky

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#OTalk 31st May 2016 – Hearing Loss Awareness for Occupational Therapists – How can we communicate better?

Date:  31/05/2016   Host: @mooartdotcom, @EarChoice & @H1H2H0

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Mental Health

Sharing Stories of how Occupation Supports our Mental Health

Date:   12/02/2013  Host: @Victoriabetton

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Combat Stress 

Date:   15/10/2013  Host: @Richardsblister

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Equipment Training for OTs working in mental health

Date:  11/11/2014   Host: @GeekyOT

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Stigma

Date:  27/01/2015   Host: @Dai2584

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Surfing and PTSD

Date:   03/02/2015  Host: @DebbiiHarrison

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Occupational Therapy in Eating Disorders

Date:  24/02/2015   Host: @pd2ot & @GeekyOT

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Mental Health is Everyones Business

Date:   12/05/2015  Host: @GillyGorry

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Dignity and Mental Health

Date:  06/10/2015   Host: @OT_Rach

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Maintaining mental health in an acute hospital setting

Date:   23/02/2016  Host: @laurareidot

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Forensic Occupational Therapy and Practice Placement Education

Date:   05/04/2016  Host: @Lauren_OT

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Education

Transition to Newly Qualified OT

Date:  02/04/2013   Host: @GeekyOT

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Preparing for OT Interviews 

Date:   29/10/2013  Host: @OTtwehy

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OT as a Degree

Date:  12/11/2013   Host: @OTAshleyP

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Special ENOTHE Student OTalk

Date:  23/10/2014   Host: @Wardmans

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Transition from Student to Clinician 2015

Date:  25/08/2015   Host: @GillyGorry

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Welcome to OT #OTalk

Date:  20/10/2015   Host: @OTontheTracks

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Maintaining Occupational Balance after the Transition from Student to Practitioner

Date:   10/11/2015  Host: @emmjacq

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Enhancing Learning on practice placements

Date:   24/11/2015  Host: @lisaforrestot

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Should there be changes to the way OT is taught in the UK?

Date:  09/02/2016   Host: @hawki1989

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Clinical Reasoning: From Novice to Expert

Date:   01/03/2016  Host: @lisaforrestot

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Preparing for Placement

Date:  15/03/2016   Host: @mrsdebt77

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EBP

What is Evidence? 

Date:  27/08/2013   Host: @Dai2584

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New Year’s Research Wish

Date:   15/12/2015  Host: @ais_d

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What does it mean to engage with research within practice?

Date:   10/05/2016  Host: @LynneGoodacre

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Journal Club

Journal [Media] Club Launch

Date:  03/09/2013   Host:  @GeekyOT

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Journal [Media] Club 

Date:   01/10/2013   Host: @Kirstyes

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Journal [Media] Club  – What actually informs practice: occupational therapists’ views of evidence. 

Date:  05/11/2013   Host: @SarahMassey92 & @otgeekhannah

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Journal [Media] Club 

Date:   03/12/2013  Host: @becci_haigh_ot

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Journal [Media] Club 

Date:   07/01/2014  Host: @BrunelOT3

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Journal [Media] Club 

Date:   04/03/2014  Host: @eileenhegarty7

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Journal [Media] Club 

Date:   01/04/2014  Host: @merrolee

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Journal [Media] Club

Date:   06/05/2014  Host: @bronteot

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Journal [Media] Club

Date:   01/07/2014  Host: @Helen_OTUK

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Journal [Media] Club – Discussing Relationships, Sexuality and Occupation

Date:   05/08/2014  Host: @charlotplay

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Journal [Media] Club – OJOT Journal Article

Date:  06/01/2015   Host: @Kirstyes

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Date:   19/04/2016  Host: @OTalk_

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#OTalk 17th May 2016 – Media Club: Nicky Seymour’s TEDx Talk from TEDxTableMountain

Date:   17/05/2016  Host: @BillWongOT

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#OTalk – 23rd August 2016 – The impact of dysfunctional sleeping patterns on inpatient mental health facilities

This week’s #OTalk will be hosted by Erin (@erinnnnn14). Join us tonight on Twitter using the #OTalk hashtag at 8pm GMT+1 (click the link to convert to your local time – opens in new window).

 

Sleep as an occupation is still a frequently contested concept in our profession. Literature suggests that it is because sleep is considered as ‘time wasted’, something that we are not directly engaging with or something we can influence or direct (Green, 2008). However, the lack of, or dysfunctional sleeping patterns, can affect the occupational performance of the activities that we engage in during the day. Sleep problems can have a detrimental affect on our physical and mental health. Frequently, inpatient mental health facilities offer ‘Sleep Hygiene’ groups to facilitate better understanding of the importance of ‘good sleep’ but is this enough to be able to support patient care and recovery?

 

I’m currently an MSc (pre-registration) student. I am just finishing a placement in a mental health rehabilitation hospital for males. The therapy programme is rich, varied and tailored towards the needs of the patients however sleep is something that continually affects patient engagement. I’m really interested in hearing your thoughts and experiences and how we should best proceed as professionals to better support the patients we work with.

 

Questions I would like to consider this evening with regards to this are as follows:

 

  1. (The big question!) Should we consider sleep as a meaningful occupation?
  2. What role does OT have with regards to sleep dysfunction?
  3. How can better sleep routines be incorporated into the clinical environment?
  4. If sleep is considered as a coping strategy for a patient then how can OT support them to access other means of managing?
  5. What strategies can be put in place by an MDT to better support functional sleep routines for patients?
  6. What are the advantages and challenges for the profession with regards to developing our understanding of the role of occupational therapy and sleep?
  7. What are your experiences, challenges and difficulties in your settings with regards to sleep?
  8. Final thoughts, ‘lightbulb’ moments and hopes for the future for the profession and sleep.

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60 Participants

Online Transcript

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#OTalk – 24 March 2015 – Outcome measures: if there could be only one

Please join us and Katrina Bannigan @KatrinaBannigan on the 24th March 2015 at 8pm UK. 

Katrina has written an introduction to the chat on her blog here.

#OTalk Outcome measures…if there could be only one?

Just back from annual leave and remembered I have been given the opportunity to host #OTalk tomorrow to discuss outcome measures. This is not a general discussion about outcome measures but to consider outcome measures in the context of The IHC Plymouth Case Study Project* **.

The aim of The IHC Plymouth Case Study project (#IHCPlymCaseStudy) is to collect single case (n=1) studies using a common framework so that they can be pooled to create larger studies. The challenge is to find an outcome measure that every occupational therapist can realistically use so that the single cases are comparable. A review of measures suggests that the Goal Attainment Scaling-Light (GAS-Light), a simplified version of Goal Attainment Scaling (GAS) designed to be usable in routine clinical practice, is the best choice for this project. The rationale for this choice is:

– it is goal-orientated so it is compatible with occupational therapy practice whatever the field.

– it has been designed for use in clinical practice so it has greater utility than the GAS

– it is free to use.

– the scoring enable comparisons to be made between cases.

– it can be used easily in conjunction with other measures.

At recent conferences to discuss the common framework for collecting case studies the delegates agreed that the GAS-Light should be used when collecting data for The IHC Plymouth Case Study Project.

So I am interested in hearing your views on:

(a) What outcome measure do you think every occupational therapist who contributes to The IHC Plymouth Case Study Project should use so that the case studies collected are comparable?

(b) Does the GAS-Light, especially if the goals written have an occupation focus, seem like a workable option?

Please join #IHCPlymCaseStudy for the #OTalk  tweetchat at 8.00-9.00pm 24th March 2015

References 

GAS – Goal Attainment Scaling in Rehabilitation See http://www.kcl.ac.uk/lsm/research/divisions/cicelysaunders/resources/tools/gas.aspx

Notes

*You may have heard this called the N=1 study but I  decided, after discussing it with Sam Shann (VP (Finance) WFOT), to change the project name to case study; its so that the project has greater international appeal.

**You may not have heard of the project at all. That is not surprising the project is in its infancy. This blog post is the first blog post. A Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/TheIHCPlymouthCaseStudyResearchProject) has been set-up but at a recent conference it was highlighted that some people cannot use Facebook because of the firewall in their organisation. Information will be posted on this blog and Facebook to make information about the project available to the widest group of people.

http://katrinabannigan.typepad.com/blog/2015/03/otalk-outcome-measuresif-there-could-be-only-one.html

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