self care for occupational therapists

Self-Care Tips & Strategies for Occupational Therapists and Students

According to U.S. News, Occupational Therapy as a profession ranks #20 in the best healthcare jobs overall. Their rankings are based on a full assessment of salary and work-life balance that the jobs provide. All things considered, that’s a pretty good ranking compared to the wide array of possible healthcare jobs available in the U.S. […]

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ot and ms treatment tips and strategies

Occupational Therapy and Multiple Sclerosis: Treatment Tips and Strategies

When working in occupational therapy, have you noticed as you gain clinical experience that there is no “one size fits all” approach to OT intervention, particularly with patients diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS)? Although these patients share a common diagnostic code, there is so much underlying variation in how MS affects their lives. With that […]

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How to Work in Hand Therapy as an OT

So, you made it through the grueling and exhausting process of applying to occupational therapy (OT) school and you got accepted; you deserve a HUGE congratulations (and maybe even a vacation)! Over the course of applying, I’m sure friends and family asked endless times, “What exactly is occupational therapy?” At times I feel like I […]

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Online Occupational Therapy Schools

Are There Online Occupational Therapy Schools? Yes and No

In the last few years, the world has had a major shift towards doing things fully online or remotely, so naturally, we often get the question from prospective OT students asking, “Are there fully online occupational therapy schools?” Unfortunately, there is no entry-level occupational therapy program that is completely online, but there are hybrid occupational […]

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