functional cognition and ot main2

Functional Cognition and OT: Our Time to Shine

One of things I love most about being an occupational therapist is the huge diversity in our scope of practice. Bridging the gap between physical therapy and speech pathology, occupational therapy practitioners truly get the best of both worlds. We are able to dip our hands into orthopedic conditions as well as cognitive impairments (via […]

Read More
OT home safety tips and assessment

Occupational Therapy Home Safety Tips and Assessment

Are you an occupational therapy student or new adult-based OT looking for the most useful occupational therapy home safety tips and/or home assessment information? We’ve created this handy guide just for you to help you educate and keep your patients/clients safe at home. Occupational therapists are often considered the “go-to” professionals when it comes to […]

Read More
How to Get Started with Clinical Driver Evaluations

How to Get Started with Clinical Driver Evaluations

This post was sponsored by Barber’s Driving School who offers a self-paced and evidence-based online CODE-CCDE Clinical Driver Evaluations course for generalist OTs. The course will help you become more confident in completing clinical driving evaluations. We’ll be sharing more on this course below along with a 25% off discount for My OT Spot readers! […]

Read More
deal-with-burnout-occupational-therapy-main

How to Deal with Burnout as an Occupational Therapist

If you’ve landed on this article, you may have Googled something along the lines of “Occupational therapist Burnout,” or “Occupational therapy burnout.” If this is the case, you’re probably feeling the “burn” of the stressful demands of our career field as well as the healthcare system in general. You aren’t alone: burnout in the occupational […]

Read More
occupational therapists role in toileting

Occupational Therapists’ Vital Role in Toileting

Everyone knows that occupational therapists assist with improving independence in activities of daily living (ADLs), but not everyone understands the large role that occupational therapists have in toileting. I remember when I was first qualified, I knew that toileting was within the scope of occupational therapy, but incorrectly believed that it wasn’t as important as […]

Read More
myotspot.com