12 weeks goes by even faster the second go around!! My final occupational therapy Level II fieldwork was at an inpatient rehab/long term care facility just 15 minutes from Auburn University >>>war eagle, hey<<<. What are Level 1 and Level 2 fieldworks? Click here! With a patient caseload pretty much 3-4x older than me… Continue reading FW Level II mOTivation: For the Long Term (care and inpatient rehab)
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FW Level II mOTivation: Power through Outpatient Peds
A lot of life has happened since my last post (3 months ago oops)! Turning 23 and watching little brother walk across the same stage that I did in 2011 to preparing for "studenting" outside of the OT school classroom to switching from girlfriend to future bride (f o r e… Continue reading FW Level II mOTivation: Power through Outpatient Peds
Low Vision: DO You See the pOTential?
"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see." -Henry David Thoreau A little cornea, I know, But... the point is that a group of people looking at an identical image can see and feel different things. An avid runner who wakes up in the hospital from a car wreck to a double BKA will likely… Continue reading Low Vision: DO You See the pOTential?
OT Month: ABCs of OT 2016
Occupational therapy is a powerful, science-driven, and evidence-based profession. Part of an OT's role is to help meet society's occupational needs. However, how can we help meet these needs, if OT is not widely known much less widely understood? April 1-30 was designated "OT Month" to correspond with AOTA's Annual Conference & Expo. I decided to participate in… Continue reading OT Month: ABCs of OT 2016
FW mOTivation: The School-based OT
"School-based occupational therapy practitioners support academic achievement and social participation by promoting occupation within all school routines, including recess, classroom, and cafeteria time. They help children fulfill their role as students and prepare them for college, career, and community integration. They utilize prevention, promotion, and intervention strategies for mental and physical health and well-being. " -AOTA In… Continue reading FW mOTivation: The School-based OT
OT: The Art and Science Therapy
"The profession of occupational therapy will flourish because occupation, its core, is so basic to human health yet so flexible, depending on the needs of the individual human being." -DAVID NELSON TO BE HUMAN IS TO BE OCCUPATIONAL. You may think you have never before been exposed to the wonderful, dynamic, and always present OT world,… Continue reading OT: The Art and Science Therapy