My name is Amanda Gibbs and I am currently studying for boards! I am about to take my board exam! I am from the Northern Neck of VA (small, itty bitty town) but currently live in Northern VA and will soon be moving to WV! Right now, I am open to pursuing careers in anything … Continue reading Skilled Nursing Facility with Amanda
Hi! My name is Emily. I am currently completing my doctoral capstone project at an adult day center. I attended the University of Indianapolis (UIndy) and I am graduating with my OTD and MS in gerontology in May! I plan on taking my NBCOT at the end of June. When I graduate I hope to … Continue reading Outpatient Neuro Rehab with Emily
Did you know that OTs can work in convents? I had no idea until Julia reached out to share about her experience! For those who don't know, a convent is a local community or house of a religious order or congregation (Merriam-Webster). This is definitely one of the more unique OT settings that I have … Continue reading Convent Care Center with Julia
As a new grad it can be hard to continue to grow your knowledge and experience without spending hundreds of dollars on continuing education. I'm all about constantly learning and growing as a practitioner and love taking new classes, but it can be hard since I don't have a job yet, and therefore no funds … Continue reading Free Continuing Education
Before I go into how I studied and outline my study schedule, I need you all to know that studying is a very personal thing and only you know how you need to study!!! It is definitely helpful to use a pre-made study guide to help you get started, but please consider all your options … Continue reading How I Studied for the NBCOT® Exam
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Next in the "Students in the Field" series, we have Allison (of Allison The OT Student) sharing her experience in the schools! She completed this fieldwork both through tele-therapy and in-person in the schools and the amount of flexibility you need to accomplish something like that as a student is out of this world - … Continue reading School-Based OT with Allison
To kick off this new blog series, I have Emily from @OTandEmily giving us the scoop on Inpatient Rehab! She shares about her experiences, what diagnoses she saw, assessments she used, and the ups and downs of her experience in inpatient rehab. Let's get started! Hey! Can you tell us a little about yourself? Hello, … Continue reading Inpatient Rehab with Emily
How long does it take to restock? It generally takes about 4 business days to restock the guides, and 5 business days to restock on shipping materials. I will always keep everyone up-to-date on specific restock days over on my Instagram. How much does it cost? The original guide is $24.99 + tax & shipping … Continue reading Pocket Guide FAQ
1. Categories are your best friend Categorizing your work digitally and physically is incredibly important for all things organization. Every semester I would make files on my desktop for each class, and at the end of the semester they would all go into one folder titled "Past Classes." Now when I need to find notes … Continue reading 5 Tips for Organization
Hello readers! Today I'm reviewing La Chua Trail at Paynes Prairie State Park (located in Gainesville, FL). This is a wonderful accessible trail that is perfect for birding and appreciating the natural landscapes and wildlife of central Florida - I even saw a wild bison! This trail is just a small part of Paynes Prairie … Continue reading Review of La Chua Trail at Paynes Prairie State Park
Hello and welcome to the next installment of the OT Certifications and Specialties Series! Today we will be learning about the Saebo Certification from Christopher Gaskins, OTR/L. So what is Saebo? Saebo is actually a "medical device company primarily engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of affordable and novel clinical solutions designed to improve … Continue reading Saebo Certified Therapist with Christopher Gaskins, OTR/L