Next up on our #OTSettingsSeries is Sarah Brady, MS, OTR/L. Sarah is a graduate of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Sarah has always had a love for pediatrics and helping others. Over the past few months, Sarah has also realized she has a growing passion for teaching others. In addition to committing to learning on the job both in and out of the hospital, Sarah along with her coworker and friend Katie decided to join the online space (#OTinstagram - see the end of the article for their linked insta) to celebrate and help OT students and new graduates alike whom are navigating their way through their OT journeys!
Next up on the #OTSettingsSeries is Kasey O'Haren, MSOT, OTR/L, RYT. Kasey knew she wanted to offer something different and more holistic to the individuals she worked with, especially after overcoming obstacles during her pre-teen, teen and young adult years. She has always been holistically inclined, and became a therapeutic yoga instructor in college. During OT school, she continuously noted how the mind-body-spirit connection was missing in aspects of healthcare. When focusing on the whole person, including the mind, body and spirit during therapy sessions, Kasey noted a huge difference and improvement in her patients. Therefore, Kasey began forging her own path...
It is a reality that I wear scrubs more than I wear real clothes. Inside this post we compare and contrast Landau Uniforms Proflex line vs Urbane Scrubs Impulse Collection!
Loved writing this comprehensive 3 part stereognosis series for Mandy Chamberlain on her blog at Seniors Flourish! Quick recap: PART ONE goes over the WHOWHATWHENWHEREWHY, PART TWO goes over the HOWTO incorporate stereognosis testing and activities, and now this Part Three goes over the HOWTO downgrade/upgrade with examples including a CASE STUDY! You can find the entire… Continue reading SENIORS FLOURISH: Part Three-Stereognosis Intervention in OT: How to Down Grade/Up Grade
Before you peruse through this excerpt of my article published on Seniors Flourish, make sure to read Part One first which goes over the WHOWHATWHENWHEREWHY. The full part 2 of my 3 part article series written for Mandy Chamberlain's Seniors Flourish Blog can be found HERE! Here is a little bit from the article, "There are multiple… Continue reading SENIORS FLOURISH: Part Two-How to Perform a Stereognosis Assessment in Occupational Therapy
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