myotspot.com https://www.myotspot.com Discover occupational therapy and become the best OT you can be. Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:27:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 https://i1.wp.com/www.myotspot.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/cropped-favicon.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 myotspot.com https://www.myotspot.com 32 32 How I Passed the NBCOT On My First Try (And you can too!) https://www.myotspot.com/pass-nbcot-your-first-try/ https://www.myotspot.com/pass-nbcot-your-first-try/#comments Thu, 18 Jul 2019 21:00:22 +0000 https://www.myotspot.com/?p=985 pass the nbcot on your first try

This post was originally published on March 14, 2016 and updated on July 18, 2019. Are you finished with OT […]

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What is Pediatric Occupational Therapy? https://www.myotspot.com/pediatric-occupational-therapy/ https://www.myotspot.com/pediatric-occupational-therapy/#respond Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:45:40 +0000 https://www.myotspot.com/?p=18728 pediatric-occupational-therapy-main

I’ve found that there are two types of people in the world: those that when I tell them that I’m […]

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Home Health as a New OT Grad: Should You Do It? https://www.myotspot.com/home-health-new-grad/ https://www.myotspot.com/home-health-new-grad/#comments Wed, 10 Jul 2019 12:10:42 +0000 https://www.myotspot.com/?p=3155 home health as a new grad ot

This post was originally published on May 1, 2016 and updated on July 10, 2019. Home health as a new […]

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Follow These 8 Steps to Become a COTA https://www.myotspot.com/8-steps-to-become-a-cota/ https://www.myotspot.com/8-steps-to-become-a-cota/#respond Mon, 08 Jul 2019 22:01:36 +0000 https://www.myotspot.com/?p=18414 occupational-therapy-assistant-cota-main

Occupational therapy is an exciting and fast-growing field. The role of the Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, or COTA, is expanding […]

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Are You a Burned Out OT? You Aren’t Alone! https://www.myotspot.com/burned-out-ot/ https://www.myotspot.com/burned-out-ot/#comments Mon, 01 Jul 2019 14:43:03 +0000 https://www.myotspot.com/?p=18769 burned-out-ot-main2

Oh burnout. Such a popular topic. Sarah even wrote about burnout back in 2017 (last updated June 2019): Why You […]

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How to Deal with Burnout as an Occupational Therapist https://www.myotspot.com/burnout-occupational-therapist-tips/ https://www.myotspot.com/burnout-occupational-therapist-tips/#respond Wed, 19 Jun 2019 16:00:55 +0000 https://www.myotspot.com/?p=18494 deal-with-burnout-occupational-therapy-main

If you’ve landed on this article, you may have Googled “Occupational therapist Burnout,” and in that case, you’re probably feeling […]

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8 Reasons Why You Might Be Feeling Burned Out As An OT https://www.myotspot.com/feeling-burned-out-as-an-ot/ https://www.myotspot.com/feeling-burned-out-as-an-ot/#comments Sat, 15 Jun 2019 16:00:01 +0000 https://www.myotspot.com/?p=13980 occupational-therapy-burnout

This post was originally published on March 25, 2017 and updated on June 15, 2019. If you’re reading this, you […]

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10 Must-Haves for Home Health Occupational Therapy https://www.myotspot.com/home-health-occupational-therapy-must-haves/ https://www.myotspot.com/home-health-occupational-therapy-must-haves/#respond Wed, 05 Jun 2019 12:00:37 +0000 https://www.myotspot.com/?p=13446 ot-home-health-must-haves-main

This post was originally published on November 3, 2016 and updated on June 5, 2019. The other day, I was […]

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5 Strategies for the Home Health OT Working with Stroke https://www.myotspot.com/home-health-ot-stroke-strategies/ https://www.myotspot.com/home-health-ot-stroke-strategies/#respond Sat, 01 Jun 2019 16:15:18 +0000 https://www.myotspot.com/?p=18599 ot-home-health-stroke-main

If there is one area of practice that can be overwhelming (and massively rewarding), it is home health occupational therapy. […]

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4 Strategies for OT Management of Stroke in Acute Care https://www.myotspot.com/4-stroke-strategies-in-acute-care/ https://www.myotspot.com/4-stroke-strategies-in-acute-care/#respond Tue, 21 May 2019 16:58:32 +0000 https://www.myotspot.com/?p=18556 stroke-strategies-acute-care-main

Every year, more than 795,000 people experience a stroke in the United States (cdc.gov, 2017). Therefore the chances are high […]

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