Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 2

Hey readers! Last week, I finished my second week of level II fieldwork in a public school system. I am in an elementary school 3 days per week, a middle school 1 day per week, and remote 1 day per week. I will eventually also take over supervision of a COTA who works in the … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 2

Level II Fieldwork Diaries: Outpatient Pediatrics Week 10

Hey readers! 2. Weeks. Left. That is absolutely wild! These last 10 weeks have flown by, and I have learned so much. I am now at a full entry-level OT caseload (or close to it... Covid has caused some changes), and some days are definitely harder than others. This week I'll share a few updates, … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: Outpatient Pediatrics Week 10

Level II Fieldwork Diaries: Outpatient Pediatrics Week 8

Hey readers! 8 weeks down, only 4 more to go! I'm going to keep this post short because I covered a lot in my last blog post for my midterm recap. The past two weeks have revolved around increasing my caseload, taking on more responsibility, and working towards achieving my midterm goals. I am also … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: Outpatient Pediatrics Week 8

Level II Fieldwork Diaries: Outpatient Pediatrics Week 6

It's midterm week! 6 weeks down, 6 more weeks to go. I can't believe I am halfway done. This fieldwork feels like it is flying by, and I can't tell if it's because it's summer or because I am really loving this placement. Probably a mix of both. This week, I had my midterm evaluation … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: Outpatient Pediatrics Week 6

Level II Fieldwork Diaries: Outpatient Pediatrics Week 4

Hey readers! I am officially 1/3 of the way through this fieldwork experience... MIND. BLOWN. The next time I update you guys on my experience I will be at midterm! Time flies... Anyway, I have been super busy this week because we increased my caseload by a few kiddos. As a student, even just the … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: Outpatient Pediatrics Week 4

Level II Fieldwork Diaries: Outpatient Pediatrics Week 2

Hey readers! Wow. I can't believe I am already 2 weeks into fieldwork. I have been so immersed in it that it has gone by so fast, and I am so excited for what's to come! Every 2 weeks, I'm going to write a quick recap of my time in outpatient pediatrics for level II … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: Outpatient Pediatrics Week 2

Occupational Therapy in Schools

Hey readers! This semester I took an elective called School-Based Practice in Occupational Therapy. I have a level 2 fieldwork placement at a school this fall, and in general I wanted to learn more about pediatrics. Since approximately 20% of occupational therapists work in schools, I thought this would be a very valuable course to … Continue reading Occupational Therapy in Schools