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4 OT Outcome Measures You Didn’t Learn in School

OT outcome measures

OT outcome measures are crucial to your clinical success. Measuring outcomes is a very important part of occupational therapy practice. OT outcome measures are used to determine value and effectiveness of treatment in therapy. These measures are often completed at the start of therapy to determine baseline function and then …

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6 Ways to Crush Your Mental Health Fieldwork

A mental health fieldwork may sound completely foreign. Images of psych wards, straight jackets, and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest may come to mind. First of all, a mental health fieldwork can take place in a wide variety of locations including homeless shelters, outpatient and day treatment locations, or …

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NGOT Fashion: Clinitote Clinical Bag Review

First impressions matter NGOT has branched out from our standard content to provide a retail product review on Clinitote, a luxury medical apparel company, to propose a solution of keeping your clinical tools organized while remaining stylish on and off the clock. Projecting an image to a patient that you …

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The OT Alphabet Soup: Occupational Therapy Credentials

Have you ever wondered what all of those occupational therapy credentials behind a signature stood for? Well, we are going to break it down for you. With the amazing, ever-growing, expansive field of occupational therapy, there are many routes to take. Often times, occupational therapy credentials and certifications demonstrate an …

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3 Tips for Applying to OT School

Applying to OT school is not easy. It can seem like a time of constant self-doubt and worry. Here at NGOT, we want to help you become the best OT you can be, starting right at the application process! Check out these 3 tips to help those of you applying to …

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What You Missed in School: OT and Wound Care

OT and wound care is often only skimmed in occupational therapy education. This is unfortunate because OTs offer a unique perspective on wound care. OTs have a keen understanding of how a wound will affect a patient, as we excel at understanding our patients’ individual needs, limitations, and adaptabilities. Furthermore, …

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6 Ways to Manage Productivity Levels for New Grad OTs

Hospitals, home health, and skilled nursing facilities are all settings with difficult productivity levels for new grad OTs. Struggling with this is okay. The challenge comes in trying to juggle paperwork, team meetings, chart reviews, and still being able to provide your clients with quality care The good news is, …

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5 Tips for Student Success in OT School

Congratulations! You’ve received your letter of admission to OT school. Now here comes the question. What is the key to success in OT school? Occupational therapy school is tough. There are readings, practical exams, group projects, and labs, all on top of lengthy amounts of time spent in class. When …

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