“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.” — Muhammad Ali Are you looking for volunteer opportunities? - For the greater good, to reach your full Maslow's hierarchy of self-actualization? For Pre-OT shadowing hours? To...
Just because you are studying to become an occupational therapist does not mean you have to be broke. We wrote a popular post of some ideas for side-hustles in 2021. This is an even broader and extensive list. Traditional Jobs In...
Stages Stages you should know go from 1 to 6 I to VI. To minimize confusion with the actual MET levels which are written in decimal format, the stages are written in roman numerals. Stage I Stage II Stage III ...
Occupations as means and end was described by Catherine Trombly in 1995. Occupation Definition In the early days of occupational therapy, crafts were used as diversions, as general methods of recovery from disease and injury (Llorens, 1993; Slagle, 1914), and for...
FFCRA for COVID-19 The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. What is it? A federal act...
  Some employers are offering Emergency Time Off (ETO) for COVID-19, which may even be retroactively provided. The specifics will depend on your employer and local laws. At my work, for example, if you are a full-time you may be...
Disclosure: I earn from qualifying purchases from referral links you use in this post. Curated list and gift ideas for occupational therapy graduates. Check out some must-haves and special novelty items that make great gifts! Subscriptions Medbridge - Continuing education (1...
Drop Arm Commodes Drop arm commodes are much superior to standard 3-in-1 commodes. They allow the arm on each side to drop down to facilitate ease of transfer for squat pivot transfers and slide board transfers. You can't really do...
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Introduction What is OTR/L? Occupational Therapists use OTR/L in their professional credentials. About Trademarks Some designations are trademarked or generally only accepted to be used once met by certain organizations. A designation such as OT is not trademarked and more general. OTS (occupational...