Experiencing Burnout as an OT Student

Hey readers! Today I want to talk about burnout. A lot of people throw around the term "burnout", so I first want to clarify what it truly means. Burnout is a feeling of mental, emotional, and physical fatigue, often caused by continued stress over a long period of time. Healthcare providers are especially prone to … Continue reading Experiencing Burnout as an OT Student

Level 1 Fieldwork: Inpatient Rehabilitation

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

Journal Club Discussion #16: Identifying the Risk of Sensory Processing Difficulty in Infants

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