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How to Find out If You Passed NBCOT - Before it comes in the mail weeks to months later Unlike other professions such as nursing, which has "tricks" such as the "Pearson Vue Trick", new grads who took the NBCOT...
Occupational Therapist's Role Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that help build or restore vocational, homemaking, and daily living skills, as well as general independence, to persons with disabilities or developmental delays. Work Contexts Face-to-Face Discussions  Contact With Others ...
Work hours: 08:00-04:30 07:45 Check-in at personal locker Get work phone Finish checking personal phone Use restroom 08:00 Clock in Receive patient's list (average 6 patients a day) Begin chart review Treatment planning Collaborate with team Check e-mail 08:15 Pause work for daily...
Cite as you write. Do not procrastinate and do this at the end. Cite as you write! Trust me, I've procrastinated and it is very tedious. Search for the same article (or start your search - highly recommended) on...
Improve OT Productivity - Create Dropdown Lists in Excel Use cases Tired of typing the same data in your documentation? You can cut down on time by using drop-down lists, and if you are a keyboard-only user, drop-down lists can be...
Updates 2/3/2020 - Version 1 released About the Free Tx Template Easily foldable and printable 2x2 (4 total clients) PDF for OTs to use in rehab settings (Acute/ARU/SNF/Outpatient/Home Health). Uses: Functional screens, Evaluations, Treatments, Re-assessments, and more. Includes: client identifier,...

Capstone 101

Capstone was one of the most challenging, but rewarding group projects that I participated in. Some of you may be just beginning, in the middle of, or completing your capstone. If you are nowhere near starting your capstone project...
Background Are you looking to apply for an Occupational Therapy program in the San Francisco Bay Area? If you are a California native, it would make the most sense to attend an Occupational Therapy Program in the state to reduce...
An Occupational Therapist's Guide to Retirement Planning - New Grad Guide for How to Save for Retirement How much should an occupational therapist save for retirement? It depends on where you live and the cost of living, future family planning, whether...