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Speech Language Therapy Career Settings

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Throughout May, Better Hearing & Speech Month, we are celebrating all of the therapy professionals who help their patients overcome and adapt to communication challenges.  For those interested in learning more about a Speech-Language Pathologist career, let’s review the variety of employment settings for SLPs.

Celebrating National Women’s Health Week May 13th - 19th

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In addition to Sunday, May 13th being Mother’s Day this year, it also marked the beginning of National Women’s Health Week (NWHW). This is the 19th year that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Women’s Health, has dedicated an entire week to serve as a reminder for women to prioritize making health and wellness a larger part of their life.

Celebrating Nurses - Nurses Week 2018

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In 1954, the first National Nurse Week was observed from October 11 – 16 in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s mission to Crimea. In the years following, various legislators tried and failed to have a formal resolution passed to recognize registered nurses in various ways.

Wild and Wonderful West Virginia

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In January of this year, enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact legislation was enacted to encourage more states to participate.  Since then, the states that joined the new compact have been highlighted in The Working Tourist to promote travel assignments in these areas.

Five Great Spring Travel Destinations

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Like most of us from the Mississippi River region to the East Coast, you are probably saying, “Enough winter already!  Where is Spring?”  If that sounds like you then maybe it is time to head out on a spring travel assignment. 

Did You Know OTs Work in All of These Settings?

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If you are someone who thinks that Occupational Therapists only work in hospitals or a clinic, you may want to think again.  OTs have been educated in the basics of health and healing to include anatomy, psychology, neuroscience, and more.

Update: Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact News

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Because of the importance of the enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) to those of us in travel nursing, we are continuing to provide our readers with periodic updates on where non-compact states are in the legislative process.

The Latest Trends in Occupational Therapy

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While the roots of occupational therapy can be traced back to ancient times, it was conceived as a health profession around 1910 with the first professional occupational therapy association being founded in 1917. 

April is Occupational Therapy Month

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If you or a loved one has a disability, or have ever had to recover skills after an injury or accident, then you already know of the impact Occupational therapists, and OT Assistants can make on our everyday life.

Today is World Autism Awareness Day

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April 2nd is recognized internationally as World Autism Awareness Day.  For the past 11 years, this day has been used to raise awareness, increase understanding, and foster worldwide support for the millions of people affected by autism.