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Melissa Kandel

OTR/L, BCPR

Melissa Kandel, OTR/L, BCPR, is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Occupational Therapy program. She is board certified in physical rehabilitation by the American Occupational Therapy Association and has 26 years of experience as an OT in a variety of settings, including acute care, subacute care, outpatient, pediatrics, and home healthcare. She has been with Duke University since 2007 and currently serves as an assistant manager in the Acute Division of the Rehabilitation Services Department supervising a team of OTs who provide hospital-wide services. She is the course director for the Occupational Therapy in Acute Care course at the Doctor of Occupational Therapy Division of Duke University School of Medicine. Melissa serves on research projects regarding the impact of intensive rehabilitation on patients with congestive heart failure and with the BETTER study to research how to best support patients with a traumatic brain injury in their transition back to the community. She is the director of the Acute and Critical Care OT Fellowship through AOTA, which she established in 2015, and has served as a member of the AOTA Roster of Fellowship Reviewers since 2017. She has also been an invited speaker at multiple national and regional conferences.

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Acute Care Occupational Therapy: Acute and Critical Care Foundations

Presented by Melissa Kandel, OTR/L, BCPR

Acute Care Occupational Therapy: Acute and Critical Care Foundations

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Video Runtime: 43 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 19 Minutes

Due to the ever-evolving complexity of patient medical status, the role of occupational therapy in acute and critical care continues to change, along with the role of the interprofessional team and hospital environment. OTs need to be equipped with a solid foundation in acute and critical care to continue supporting patients' recovery.

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Acute Care Occupational Therapy: Orthopedics

Presented by Melissa Kandel, OTR/L, BCPR

Acute Care Occupational Therapy: Orthopedics

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Video Runtime: 37 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 34 Minutes

As the number of people with orthopedic conditions being admitted into acute care continues to rise and conditions increase in complexity, it is imperative that occupational therapists have a strong grasp of evidence-based practice in acute care for orthopedic conditions: clarify, classify, conclude, define, outline, and label.

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Acute Care Occupational Therapy: Pulmonary

Presented by Melissa Kandel, OTR/L, BCPR

Acute Care Occupational Therapy: Pulmonary

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Video Runtime: 46 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 34 Minutes

As pulmonary conditions continue to evolve in complexity and as evidence continues to surface for best practices, occupational therapy practitioners need to understand the evidence and best practices for serving this population.

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