Occupational Therapy License Renewal

A Guide to Occupational Therapy License Renewal Requirements and Continuing Education In order to work as an occupational therapist, you must be licensed in the state where you work.  Each state has its own requirements for license renewal but most states require that a therapist earn continuing education hours or CEUs.  This is done to … Read more

Ostomy pouches

Ostomy Pouches There are so many different types of ostomy pouches that it can be confusing for not only patients but for nurses and therapists as well. In the past there were only a handful of pouching systems to choose from, but thankfully there are now a variety of  products that have been created to … Read more

What is a loop ostomy?

What is a loop ostomy? A loop ostomy is a type of surgical procedure that involves creating a stoma by using a loop of the intestine, hence the name “loop ostomy.”  A loop of the intestine is brought to the surface of the abdomen and a stoma is formed so stool can exit the body.  … Read more

Ostomy Management Specialist Certification – Are you prepared?

Ostomy management specialist certification

Preparing for the Ostomy Management Specialist Certification Exam Preparing for the Ostomy Management Specialist board certification exam is no easy task. I know how stressful and nerve-racking it can be not knowing if you are going to pass. The truth is that even really skilled clinicians can have difficulties and not test well. I’ve had … Read more

What is neurogenic bowel?

What is neurogenic bowel? Loss of control of the bowels is referred to as fecal incontinence.  There are many causes of fecal incontinence but one reason is when there is damage or an injury to the neurological system.  Neurogenic bowel is the term used when there is a loss of control of the bowel as … Read more