Top 10 Gifts for Your Favorite COTA/OT♥ It’s Occupational Therapy Month again! Centra recognizes this centennial year celebration, with a list of unique gift ideas for all the deserving hardworking COTA and OT pros out there. Picture This: An artistic display of professional pride suitable for any decor. Key To Their Heart: An affordable, ….
Each year the film industry honors its own, culminating in the award for “Best Picture”. Distinctive plots and unforgettable characters are what distinguish the nominees from the other annual offerings. But sometimes it is the backdrop, be it rural or urban, that adds to our understanding and visual enjoyment of the story being told. Five ….
So you’ve decided to work as a travel PT, and you very wisely turned to the industry experts at Centra to find you that perfect contract assignment! Soon you will pack up the car ( & maybe a pet or two)… or book a flight and find yourself in a new city or town. Exciting ….
As rehab professionals you are up to speed on the latest and greatest therapeutic trends, technologies and equipment available. However, trying to keep up with all those advances and integrating them into your patient workload can sometimes be daunting. It’s good to know that you don’t always have to reinvent the wheel and that ….
For all the SLPs out there working tirelessly to make a difference in the lives of children and adults with speech and hearing impairments…here are some stories that we hope will inspire you even through the most routine of days. Mind Over Matter: A Dutch ALS quadriplegic mother is given the gift of communication with a ….
As most of you know, continuing education is a fact of life for nurses, whether to expand and sharpen skills, explore other fields of practice or advance to the next career level. But that doesn’t mean the process has to be boring! Check out the unique options below for ideas that are both fun ….
January 2017, marked the 50th anniversary of The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV, an annual celebration for techies across the globe. Throughout the last decade the exhibition’s health and wellness marketplace has grown steadily, showcasing the expanding wearables and fitness sectors, as well as rehabilitation technologies that are revolutionizing the industry. ….
Are you looking to move to a place with plenty of social and economic opportunities? Livability says look at college towns first. Their 2016 Top Ten list runs the gambit from the incredibly artsy and charming Denton, TX to the highly walkable, and urban city feel of Cambridge, MA. College towns are suppliers of educated ….
Summer is winding down, children will be returning to school and some of you will be returning to work after a well-deserved break. Healthcare professionals generally don’t need motivation to return to their calling, but here are a few odds and ends that just might reinforce your innate passion for helping others: Paying It ….
UnitedHealth Foundation released its 2016 health rankings for senior populations. They projected that by 2030, twenty-five states would see a 50% or above uptick in that sector with Alaska topping the list at a whopping 85.1%! Since seniors are the largest consumers of health care services, an enormous expansion of that age group can ….
July brings lazy, sunny days and warm, starry nights…travels at home and abroad…and maybe even a much needed break from your daily grind. Our July odds and ends blog has something for both your professional and personal lives : Ships Ahoy: Those CEUs were never easier to complete than against the backdrop ….
A great hospital or other healthcare facility can literally transform a city or town. Rochester, MN and its famed Mayo Clinic is a case in point. Which is why Livability ranked Rochester #1 on its “Top 100 Best Places to Live 2016”. Over the next two decades, Mayo will enlarge its already ….
In honor of “Men’s Health Month” and Father’s Day in June, we offer this collection of items for all the male healthcare and rehabilitation professionals out there…you know who they / you are! Real Men Don’t: The prevailing wisdom is that men hate asking for directions. But now a low cost European airline has ….
Summer, for me at least, has always conjured up travel. Warm days, blue skies, open roads, no school, and fewer work, client and family obligations. That is not to say that other seasons don’t lend themselves to travel, or that you can’t work AND travel. In fact, more and more healthcare professionals are discovering ….