Fieldwork, an integral aspect of OT school, and one of the most intimidating aspects! During OT school, fieldwork is split between level 1 and level 2 experiences. While everyone pretty much knows what level 2 fieldwork is, because it is more talked about, level 1 fieldwork is also a very important part of the OT … Continue reading What is Level 1 Fieldwork?
SOTA, or Student Occupational Therapy Association, is a staple of OT school. If your school is like mine, SOTA is the only 'club' or organization on campus to get involved in, and it's a great way to connect with fellow students, professors and community groups and organizations. SOTA actually plays a role in AOTA's governance … Continue reading My Experience on SOTA Board
Photo by Content Pixie from Pexels 1. A Coffee Mug or Travel Mug This is a pretty common one, and you'll definitely need to know whether your CI drinks coffee or tea before you buy a mug. Try getting them an OT related mug or something more personalized! 2. OTReference Pocket Guide I used this baby every day … Continue reading 11 Gift Ideas for Your Fieldwork Educator
If you're about to start your own adventure through OT school, you're probably wondering what you can do to prepare, what supplies you need, and how you're possibly going to make it through in one piece. I've compiled a list of things that I bought and used during OT school that made all the difference … Continue reading 10 Things You Need in OT School
Today's blog is all about the low vision certification, or CLVT! I was very fortunate to get in touch with Rachel Parter, OTR/L, CLVT and have her share about her experiences as a certified low vision therapist. I was lucky to have a professor with her CLVT who taught us a lot about low vision … Continue reading Low Vision Therapy with Rachel Partner, OTR/L, CLVT
Week 1 of acute rehab = done! And honestly, it's a lot easier than I expected it to be! Before coming to the hospital, I was apprehensive about not knowing how to handle medically fragile patients, managing lines and leads, and knowing how to monitor vitals, especially right now during the pandemic. However, after the … Continue reading Level IIB Fieldwork: First Week in Acute Care Q&A