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5 Tips to Crush Level II Fieldwork

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One of the most stressful parts of being an occupational therapy student is the level II fieldwork. A Level II is designed for you, the OT student to learn as much as you can clinically. The level II will allow you to take your textbook knowledge and apply it clinically. …

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Unleashing the Animal in Occupational Therapy: Resources for Practice, Training, and Research – Part III, Research

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As the field of human-animal interaction (HAI) continues to gain traction, studies that straddle occupational therapy and HAI can help validate occupational therapists’ involvement in HAI-related work, such as animal-assisted therapy. However, more importantly, they can elucidate how animals can help us help our clients participate in activities that bring meaning …

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Unleashing the Animal in Occupational Therapy: Resources for Practice, Training, and Research – Part II

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Animals in Occupational Therapy If you want animals to play a role in your occupational therapy practice, education is essential. The most relevant training is in animal-assisted therapy, or AAT. (For the difference between AAT and animal-assisted activities, or AAA, see part I of this series.) Because such training is …

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Canadian OT to American OT in 8 Simple Steps

Canadian OTs Working in the US

Are you a Canadian OT wanting to work in the United States, but not sure where to start? Check out New Grad Occupational Therapy’s 8 steps to working in the United States. We break down the process, cost, and time commitment, so you are prepared while looking for a new job and …

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The Good and Bad of Skilled Nursing

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So you are barely done with school and you are already being approached by recruiters. Their email starts off something like this, “We have an amazing opportunity for you at a skilled nursing facility! You will love it! We will give you a bonus and relocation money as well!” Sounds …

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