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    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, William Tuke and Phillipe Pinel began to change the way mentally ill people were treated. Based on the article, The History of Occupational Therapy, Pinel and Tuke began what was called “Moral Treatment and Occupation” to treat the mentally ill. Later…

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    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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    Occupational therapists treat the ill and disabled through therapeutic use of everyday activities. They work to develop, improve, and recover skills necessary for the patient’s daily living. Important qualities for an occupational therapist include compassion, communication skills, writing skills, creativity, flexibility, and patience. A therapist must be able to communication through both speech and writing in order to properly execute treatment, as well as explain the treatment to the patient…

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    An Occupational Therapist has many responsibilities in their field; responsibilities such as the progression and safety of their client. It is our job as therapists to be proactive and competent for the sake of the patient. If one would not be able to perform their duties it could be detrimental to the employers, the therapist and most importantly the client. There are five areas in which professionalism is necessary: education, responsibilities, evaluations, the intervention process and the…

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    Marisol Elizondo What Occupational Therapy Means to Me Occupational therapy to me is working with people of all ages who need individualized assistance in performing daily activities to lead a more productive and meaningful life. As an occupational therapist assistant, you work with clients who have impairments which are preventing them from leading a normal life. In the role of an occupational therapist assistant you get to work individually with your clients and help them achieve their goals.…

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    The dream of becoming an Occupational Therapist can be traced back to my original desire of contributing to exercise-related fields, which derived from those years I committed myself to track and field training before college. During that period of time, I experienced great pleasure, heavy frustration, even grief, and let alone physical discomfort. Fortunately, those diverse experiences have given rise to my own physical and mental growth and have made me realize athletes are not merely people…

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    PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND FOUNDATIONS OF PRACTICE OCT4006-D For this reflection, I have chosen to use the Kolb’s cycle (1984) to determine how human factors can affect interpersonal teamwork in a multi-disciplinary team (MDT). The Kolb’s cycle (1984) enables me to critically analyse the MDT and reflect upon the role of the Occupational Therapist (OT). In this reflection, I will be discussing: the role of the OT, the key service delivery role of the MDT, the methods of communication used by…

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    Drape. Kimberly works with another Therapist at Health concepts in one of their companies I currently work day is Morgan Health Center. There’s much to be said. In my interview, I found that we share many interesting qualities skills abilities. We chose this career path because we want to make a difference in people’s lives and hopefully change the world. To work in a health care settings is you must be a people’s person since you are constantly dealing with parents and adults. Prepare yourself…

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    paper I will be talking about what I learned in my interview with Lauren Roberts an Occupational Therapist at The Kids SpOT. I will also talk about how I will use her advice and information she shared with me to take my next steps toward my career. Also, overall how I feel about Occupational Therapy. Research In the time I spent with Ms.Roberts I found that Occupational Therapy has many doors to it. There are many different paths that one in this field could take, which to me is very exciting.…

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    “I want to enjoy my career so much that I wake up every morning doing what I love.” These are the words that I constantly told myself before I knew exactly what I was meant to do with my life. When I came across Occupational Therapy, I knew right away that it was the career meant for me. Being an Occupational Therapist gives me the opportunity to wake up every morning and change lives. Nothing would make me happier than working closely with people of all ages, teaching skills that provide them…

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