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  • Becoming An Occupational Therapist Essay

    As I entered college, I knew I wanted to be an Occupational Therapist. I also knew that I must have a job while going to school because college tuition is expensive and my extra circular activity requires me to pay dues. I feel like my stress level nearly double since being in college. I remember my high school teacher telling my class that college is much harder. I think that they partially correct. I do not think college is academically harder, yes they are challenging, but I am taking courses…

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  • The Importance Of Transitions

    According to the American Occupational Therapy Association, “Transitions or movements occur throughout an individual’s life” (“Transitions,” n.d.). “Each person navigates through different life stages, settings, and situations” (“Transitions,” n.d.). A transition that I recently experienced was the terminus of a major relationship. Transitions can have a positive or negative impact on an individual’s occupation (Tebo, 2015). As professionals, our occupations may be affected by the vicissitudes…

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  • Occupational Therapy Paper

    Occupational Therapy has a rich history based on people that wanted to do something different than what was considered right or moral at the time and those who decided to try new techniques to help people who were not considered to be “curable”. The profession of Occupational Therapy focuses on getting the patient back to or as close to their normal, everyday activities through the use of adapting the environment and different exercises. The different ways that Occupational Therapist help…

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  • Lymphedema Awareness Report

    lymphedema, statistical data of lymphedema, causes of lymphedema, the role of the occupational therapist in lymphedema management, and why it is important to maintain normal limb to promote quality of life and increase participation in…

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  • Why The Profession Of Occupational Therapy Will Flourish In The 21st Century.

    Why the profession of occupational therapy will flourish in the 21st century. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 51(1), 11-24. Retrieved from http://ajot.aota.org/article.aspx?articleid=1861753 Summary It has been believed that occupation has a therapeutic effect on humans since the founding of Occupational Therapy. Occupation can be defined as the relationship between occupational form and occupational performance. Occupational performance is the doing and occupational form is the…

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  • Career Statement For Occupational Therapy

    Occupational therapy a career that is chosen when you want to assist those that have the desire to better themselves; you assist them in assisting themselves. Occupational therapist should inquire the patient by asking “What matters to you?” not, “What’s the matter with you?” (American Occupational Therapy Association, About Occupational Therapy). There are many goals of occupational therapy, but the over-arching task is preparing and executing therapeutic interventions so that patients can…

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  • Context, Environment And Culture In Occupational Therapy

    Context, environment and culture are all very important aspects in occupational therapy and in the lives of every day people. In order to be occupational beings and have the best possible quality of life, it is important to have a balance of these three elements. Environment, context, and culture can either hinder or facilitate both occupational performance and participation. The environment consists of both a physical aspect and a social aspect. Context refers to the specific conditions that…

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  • Case Study: Rehabilitation Institute Of Orange (RIO)

    At RIO they have classes for older adults, children, and have classes for disabled persons as well. They work with anyone and services are provided without regard to age, race, gender, and sexual orientation. They work with everyone whether its occupational therapy, speech therapy, and with fine and gross motor skills. They help everyone in whatever they need help in the most. For disabled persons they help them how to interact with others and really help with speech and motor skills so that…

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  • Occupational Therapy Argumentative Essay

    Occupational therapy is used to fill the needs and desires of individuals that are trying to return to their normal lives. Often, occupational therapists work with people of all ages who have health conditions that limit their ability to complete everyday tasks. The main goal of occupational therapy is to work with patients in order to help them regain independence. If full independence cannot be completed, occupational therapists work to create alternatives for carrying out activities…

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  • Essay On Occupational Therapist

    Career Path Profile The career path that I am going to pursue in the field of Exercise Science is Occupational Therapy. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Occupational Therapists treat injured, ill or disabled patients through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. This specific type of therapy began to slowly surface around the 17000’s. This was during the time where mentally ill were treated horribly and were dangerous to civilization. Two men,…

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