Hey readers! I just got back from New Orleans a few days ago, and I am so excited to share my thoughts with all of you today. All I can say is: WOW...what a weekend! I feel really grateful and appreciative of the opportunity that I had to travel to NOLA for this conference. I … Continue reading What I Learned at AOTA Conference: 2019
Hey readers! Happy OT Month! We have a whole month dedicated to occupational therapy, and you've decided that you want to join this wonderful profession. But how do you get there?! What Program Do I Choose? The first thing to decide is what program to apply to. This definitely comes down to personal preference. There … Continue reading So you want to be an OT…Now what?
Hey readers! Happy OT Month! To all of my fellow occupational therapy students and practitioners, you rock! This is a whole month dedicated to the field of occupational therapy and all of the good that we do in the world. AOTA's slogan is "Occupational Therapy: Living Life To Its Fullest," so now is our chance … Continue reading OT Month: 2019
Hey readers! This semester I took my first occupational therapy practice class: OT in Mental Health. Since my practice class was in mental health, my fieldwork experience was as well. This semester, fieldwork was actually comprised of multiple experiences, which were: A simulation to experience what it might be like to hear voices, such as … Continue reading Level I Fieldwork: Inpatient Psychiatry
Hey readers! The MGH Institute of Health Professions strongly values interprofessional practice and because of that, I have participated in a handful of interprofessional activities already during OT school. Some of the activities I have participated in so far include team simulations and interprofessional clinician observations. What is interprofessional practice? Interprofessional practice in healthcare involves … Continue reading Interprofessional Practice
Hey readers! This blog post is intended for incoming OT students, specifically at MGH Institute of Health Professions. But, some of these tips may also apply to you if you are moving to Boston for school in general! I am going to answer a few questions that I personally had going into OT school, as … Continue reading Tips for Incoming OTD Students
Hey readers! Last week I shared my experience leading my first OT group, so now I am going to talk about the assignment that went along with it: writing a SOAP note! For those who don't know, SOAP notes are detailed yet concise records of documentation that health providers write to communicate patient goals, progress, … Continue reading SOAP Notes: A Learning Curve