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Therapeutic Use of Self: What Does That Even Mean for OTs?

For graduate students who are just barely diving into their OT school studies, concrete and unchanging topics such as medical […]

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Tips on Becoming a Great OT Fieldwork Clinical Instructor

If you’re an OT becoming a fieldwork clinical instructor for the first time, there’s a lot that you may be […]

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7 Best Undergraduate Majors for Occupational Therapy

What are the best pre-occupational therapy undergraduate majors to choose from? If you’re seriously considering occupational therapy as a career, […]

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The Cost of Caring: Managing Compassion Fatigue in Healthcare

My Story (as told by Katie Tietz, MS, OTR/L) In 2014 I began my career as an occupational therapist; full […]

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10 Functional Standing Tolerance Activities for Occupational Therapists

If you’re looking for functional, occupation-based standing tolerance activities to use in your rehab practice, look no further! I’ve compiled […]

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10 Reasons Why OTs Should Be Using Occupation-Based Interventions

Occupation-based interventions: It may seem like common sense to use these as occupational therapists. After all, our title has the […]

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