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  • Occupational Therapy Rehab Essay

    In occupational therapy rehab plays a vital role in improving your patients health. Each client should have a rehab program based uniquely to them and their injury. There are many forms of rehab, but many are repetitive and become boring over time. The health field is always looking for new and improved forms of rehab. One of the best ways to do this is look at what is catching on in our culture at this time. A new and upcoming form of rehab one that uses Pokémon GO. Before we dive into Pokémon…

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  • Occupational Therapy Argumentative Analysis

    The field of occupational therapy is currently lacking skilled therapists to fill potential positions. There are not enough therapists to serve the public, yet the demand for occupational therapy services is on the rise. Occupational therapist Sharon Gutman shares a few of the causes she has experienced throughout her career: “As treatment of people with mental illness transitioned from large inpatient institutions to the community, occupational therapy positions, like many other healthcare…

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  • Reflection On Negotiation

    1. This reflection took place in the gym between myself, the Occupational Therapist (OT) and Zane a 3-year-old boy. Zane has significant cognitive and physical delays. The OT was working on Zane’s ability to balance sitting down because his parents have decided to enroll him in school. The OT sat Zane at the edge of a blue bench and she sat down behind him to support him. The OT also had another bench to the right of him so that he could support himself and I sat to the left of him. We put a…

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  • Occupational Therapy

    The field of occupational therapy serves to aid people in regaining their independence. As an occupational therapist, your goal is to provide your patients with proper physical rehabilitation to engage in meaningful work, or occupations. The American Occupational Therapy Association defines this allied health field as, a career which assists people throughout the lifespan engage in the activities they want and believe are necessary by utilizing everyday activities as a means for therapy (“What…

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  • Patariki's Return To Work Plan

    The weekly monitored return to work plan was eight weeks in length. Patariki was to start with two weeks of the functional strengthening programme three times weekly. The goals by the end of six weeks were to increase his quadriceps muscle strength, increase his physical activity, increase his dynamic balance to be safe walking on uneven ground, reinforce pain education, and improve technique and strength with climbing up/down steps. Week three he would introduce graduated hours of work…

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  • Rules Vs. Rules: Rules By Cynthia Lord

    named Catherine and she is twelve years old. Catherine has an autistic brother, named David. Catherine frequently makes up rules for David. Catherine, David and her mom, they go The Occupational Therapy Clinic for David where Catherine meets a boy named Jason. Catherine draws Jason because she was bored at The Occupational Therapy, but Jason does not like when people to stared at him. Later in the story Catherine and Jason become friends and Catherine even draws him words with an illustration.…

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  • Personal Narrative: I Tell Me Who I Am

    them and seeing the improvements they made over the years. Something else that got me interested in the job is my love for the human brain. When deciding on my future job I decided to combine my two favorite things and that is when I discovered Occupational Therapy and was instantly in love. I could help people with mental problems or people that have had stroke adjust or in some cases readjust to their daily…

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  • Occupational Therapy Reflection

    In order to provide quality and effective occupational therapy care, it is important for each practitioner to know what their personal perspective and philosophy is concerning occupational therapy and treatment. Being able to articulate “our philosophies of practice can lead us to greater insight with respect to our own practices, but equally importantly to insights about the systems within which we work” (Kinsella, ).Development of personal perspective occurs over a lifetime and will take on…

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  • Personal Narrative: My First Day At My Internship Experience

    Today was my first day at my internship at Vermont Sports Medicine. I observed Deb. I saw many different patients who had all had different types of personalities, and many different type of injuries. It was interesting to me to hear how they performed their injuries, and how they deal with the pain. I also saw many techniques that she performed on them such as using hot pads, taking sonograms, and evening looking at x-rays. One thing that I really liked was how unique each patient was. I also…

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  • Benjamin Franklin: The Founder Of Occupational Therapy

    minds of a small group of people to build an establishment. The people behind any creation are called founders. The field of occupational therapy has seven original founders, including George Barton, William Rush Dunton, Thomas Kidner, Eleanor Clark Slagle, Susan Tracy, Susan Johnson, and Herbert J. Hall. They all had a shared goal and worked toward the creation of occupational therapy. There is another group of people who also had a shared goal and worked toward the creation of something great.…

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