2. Going to School

quick reference guide for occupational therapy

Review of “Quick Reference to Occupational Therapy”

When I started working in inpatient rehab, I felt totally clueless to all the conditions I was seeing. My favorite and most-used resource during that time was the Quick Reference Guide to Occupational Therapy by Kathlyn L. Reed.  It has been massively useful at times when I need to look up something very specific fast. I use this book regularly and […]

Read More
reparing for Level II Fieldwork

Preparing For Level II Fieldwork

So you’re just about done with your program’s curriculum and about to start preparing for your level II fieldwork. Hooray! You’ve made it so far and are so close to the home stretch. As you’ve likely been told, fieldwork will incorporate everything you’ve learned during your coursework in a real-life, hands-on setting. Fieldwork really is […]

Read More

Occupational Therapy Toolkit Review

If I had to pick one and only one textbook or resource to use as both a student and as a new occupational therapy practitioner, I would hands-down 100% pick the Occupational Therapy Toolkit (currently 6th edition, which is the one I have). It is written and illustrated by occupational therapist and real-life wonder-woman Cheryl Hall. I […]

Read More
going to fail fieldwork

Am I Going To Fail Fieldwork?

I don’t know how many times I Googled “I failed my Level II Fieldwork” or “Didn’t pass OT fieldwork” and “Am I going to fail fieldwork?” and any other variation you can think of during the course of both my Level II Fieldwork semesters. And I know I wasn’t alone. Ask any of your classmates and they […]

Read More