Hey readers! This week I had an incredible experience completing my third level 1 fieldwork placement. I was placed at an inpatient rehabilitation facility where I observed an occupational therapist for three days. Level 1 fieldwork is comprised of 24 hours of observation in various settings, so that's why I was only there for 3 … Continue reading Level 1 Fieldwork: Inpatient Rehabilitation
Hey readers! This week I bring to you our final OT feature of OT Month! I am sad that OT Month is coming to a close because I had so much fun learning about 5 awesome OT students and sharing some of their passions with all of you. This week, I bring you Jonathan Kabshura, … Continue reading OT Feature: Jonathan Kabshura, OT/s
Hey readers! Today I want to talk about OT in mental health: what it looks like, where OTs can work, my experience in lab, etc. This semester I completed my first practice-based course, which was all about OT in the mental health setting. This was paired with mental health fieldwork placements as well as mental … Continue reading OT in Mental Health
Hey readers! I was perusing the American Journal of Occupational Therapy today and this study stood out to me. You probably know by now that I am interested in all things sensory...so clearly an article titled "Early Identification of Sensory Processing Difficulties in High-Risk Infants" would catch my eye! This article is by Joanne E. … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #16: Identifying the Risk of Sensory Processing Difficulty in Infants
Hey readers! This week we are talking about the OTD vs MSOT debate. I may be a little biased (shout out to my OTD program), so I gathered opinions from other OT students and OT practitioners to hear what they had to say about the matter. I think that this is 100% an individual decision, … Continue reading OTD vs MSOT: Which One Should You Choose?
Hey readers! This week's journal club discussion is slightly different than usual. Instead of reading an article and discussing it, we will actually be discussing a scale that can be used to assess the interventions that we learn about in the future. I learned about the FAME scale in my research class. This scale was … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #15: The FAME Scale