Hey readers! This week we are talking about OT in primary care. I think that there is a potential for a huge role for OT in primary care. Think about how many kiddos see their pediatrician each year, and how many opportunities that would be for an OT to see them. It would be beneficial … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #21: OT in Primary Care
Hey readers! An occupational profile is one of the first things that OTs gather from their patients. It allows us to understand who they are, why they are seeking OT services, what is important to them, and what their goals are. We learn all of this by gathering information about client factors, performance skills and … Continue reading My Occupational Profile
Hey readers! For those of you who are thinking about applying to OT school, observation hours are probably at the top of your list of things to do. It can be daunting to reach out to an occupational therapy practice or a major hospital as an undergraduate student looking for observation hours. However, many places … Continue reading Tips for Occupational Therapy Observation Hours
Hey readers! One of my favorite leisure activities is reading for pleasure. However, as a student, it can be hard to find time to read anything other than a textbook. This summer, I found an author that I really love and got back into reading again. I ended up reading so many books this summer! … Continue reading Allie’s Reading List: Summer 2019
Hey readers! Today I want to share with you what I keep in my backpack for OT school. I like to be prepared, so I carry lots of *seemingly unnecessary* things with me at all times. But I swear, it all comes in handy! I am always the girl who has spare pens and Bandaids. … Continue reading What’s in my Backpack for OT School?
Hey readers! Lots of my followers are about to embark on their OT school journeys, so I thought that this would be a fitting post as we head into the fall. First of all, congratulations! You have chosen an amazing profession and you should be so proud of getting into OT school. Whether you are … Continue reading Preparing for your First Day of OT School
Hey readers! It has been a while since I have posted a Journal Club Discussion, and I have decided to change up the format. The goal of these blog posts is to start a conversation about topics in occupational therapy that interest me and my readers. It is really important to practice evidence-based OT for … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #20: Occupational Deprivation Among Refugees