Hey readers! So I'm sure many of you are wondering....what the heck is occupational therapy?! I get so many questions about this from friends and family who know I go to OT school but don't really know what OT even means. I know that not all of my readers are OTs or OT students (hi … Continue reading What is Occupational Therapy Anyway?
Hey readers! This week's journal club discussion is on adaptive equipment (AE). While I was completing my fieldwork experience at the VA, I observed the OT recommending AE to patients on a daily basis. Adaptive equipment is super important in the recovery process and aids patients in being independent post-discharge. It can also be used … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #4: Adaptive Equipment
Hey readers! Last semester I completed my first Level I fieldwork placement at a sub-acute hospital. It was a little daunting at first, but I soon felt comfortable with my supervisors and really enjoyed my time in the inpatient setting! That being said, while I learned a lot and appreciated my time there, I do … Continue reading My First Level I Fieldwork: Sub-Acute Inpatient Hospital
Hey readers! Today's journal club discussion will be about low vision. Low vision has recently become an area of practice that interests me after hearing a little bit about it from one of my professors who specializes in it. I also have a client at work who is blind, and after starting OT school I … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #2: Low Vision