occupational therapy, OT Student Success, Uncategorized

Incoming First Year OT Student Tips

Tis the season for BACK TO SCHOOL and for most of you reading this right now, you are either in the midst of applying to OTCAS for next year's admission entrance or are hopefully making the most out of your last few weeks of freedom before starting your first year as OT / OTA students… Continue reading Incoming First Year OT Student Tips

occupational therapy, OT Interviews, Publications, Uncategorized

Accepted: What It Means to Be an Occupational Therapist

In the spring of 2019 I was interviewed by ACCEPTED which is a company who prides itself on helping others "start you journey to acceptance". Their company allows you to get teamed up with an admissions expert to help you confidently apply to graduate schools such as MBA admissions, Medical school admissions, Law school admissions, and more.… Continue reading Accepted: What It Means to Be an Occupational Therapist

scrub review, Uncategorized

Scrub Review: Landau Classic V-Neck Top and Relaxed Fit Pants

Landau Uniforms Classic Classic is not only essential; it is the BEST choice! With school just around the corner and clinicals at different settings with unfamiliar environments and new faces to get to know. Landau Essentials are here for you! Stash in your closet, be ready to show the world you can and you will!!… Continue reading Scrub Review: Landau Classic V-Neck Top and Relaxed Fit Pants

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Scrub Review: Landau Modern Fit Prewashed Collection

Modern Fit - Landau Uniforms Prewashed Collection in True Red -Attention all you healthcare providers, this just in - time to find your perfect fit Classic Modern Contemporary Overall Impression: I have never liked the color red on me, but since receiving these scrubs I have received loads of compliments on them. I really like… Continue reading Scrub Review: Landau Modern Fit Prewashed Collection

OT Settings, Uncategorized

Occupational Therapy in Home Health

OT in Home Health Overview  Before we can consider occupational therapy’s significant role in home health let’s first define what home health may consist of. What is Home Health? Simply put – Home Health IS what it sounds like. In its basic forms, it is medical care provided in a patient’s home. Oftentimes, the care… Continue reading Occupational Therapy in Home Health

occupational therapy, OT Settings, Uncategorized

Occupational Therapy in Skilled Nursing Facility

Inpatient Settings: OT in Skilled Nursing facility (Subacute rehab/Short term care;  Long term care) Overview In regard to occupational therapy servicing the rehabilitative patient within the skilled nursing facility (SNF) setting  the occupational therapy practitioner can play a tremendous role in enabling short term patients and long term residents in living life to the fullest. So… Continue reading Occupational Therapy in Skilled Nursing Facility

occupational therapy, Publications, Uncategorized

NGOT: Commitment to Lifelong Learning and Continuing Education Part 2 the How

In the previous Part One we delved into why lifelong learning is lucrative and essential to our growth and ability to fulfill personal and professional needs and summed up 8 reasons that support this claim. Part Two - In the “How” of our duology on Lifelong Learning, we’ll fill in the gaps of how to incorporate lifelong learning… Continue reading NGOT: Commitment to Lifelong Learning and Continuing Education Part 2 the How

occupational therapy, Publications, Uncategorized

NGOT: Commitment to Lifelong Learning and Continuing Education Part 1 the Why

So you want to continue learning and growing in your knowledge scholastically, clinically, and personally? Two words: LIFELONG LEARNING. Click here to read the full article published on New Grad Occupational Therapy! Inside the article we dive into 8 reasons why Lifelong Learning is important to personal and professional growth. Lifelong learning goes beyond the context of… Continue reading NGOT: Commitment to Lifelong Learning and Continuing Education Part 1 the Why

occupational therapy, OT Settings, Uncategorized

Occupational Therapy in Acute Inpatient Rehab

Inpatient Settings: OT in Acute Inpatient Rehab Overview Can someone say to functional independence and beyooooonddd??????? In regard to occupational therapy servicing the rehabilitative patient within the acute inpatient rehab unit (ARU) setting -also known as an inpatient rehab facility (IRF)-, the occupational therapy practitioner can play an integral role in contributing to positive and… Continue reading Occupational Therapy in Acute Inpatient Rehab

occupational therapy, OT Settings, Uncategorized

Occupational Therapy Role in Acute Care

Inpatient Settings: OT in Acute Care Overview Envision continued early mobility to progress functional outcomes, bedside range of motion, splinting and positioning devices to reduce skin breakdown and to preserve joint integrity, trunk stabilization, cognitive training with a focus on reducing delirium, training in postsurgery protocols, recommending assistive devices, facilitating short and efficient treatments that initiate the recovery process, and skillfully recommending the appropriate discharge plan(which… Continue reading Occupational Therapy Role in Acute Care