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  • Essay On Occupational Therapist

    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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  • 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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  • Pros And Cons Of Being An Occupational Therapist

    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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  • Role And Responsibilities Of An Occupational Therapist Essay

    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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  • Occupational Therapist (MDT)

    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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  • Occupational Therapist Interview Paper

    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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  • Essay On Becoming An Occupational Therapist

    challenging times. Especially in times where the easiest thing to do was to give up. This saying has empowered my ambition to find a field that drives me to further advance in my aspirations to help others in a holistic manner. While my journey to such discovery was not an easy one, I worked hard to get to my ultimate goal which is why I have used my grandfather’s words of wisdom to get to where I am today and what I will continue to use to further advance to my long term goal of becoming an…

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  • Being An Occupational Therapist Essay

    “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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  • Reflection On The Occupational Therapist Assistant

    I am hoping to get in the Occupational Therapist Assistant program, but to do that I have to take English as you know. Seeing that I had to take English I knew I was going to have to write essays and with that is thesis. I have never been able to write a good thesis, and I find it really difficult to write a thesis. I know what I have to have to write a correct thesis, but when I try to write one it seems like I have no idea what I am doing. Although I have a hard time writing a thesis there are…

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  • Occupational Therapist: A Case Study

    Endless pain is a noteworthy general wellbeing issue in the United States. One in four Americans, or 116 million individuals, have some type of determined agony. Perpetual agony causes gigantic human languishing over its casualties, their families, and society overall. The Institute of Medicine's report evaluated that expenses of giving restorative care and lost profitability because of agony are $560 to $625 billion dollars every year (National Academies Press, 2011). This dollar sum surpassed…

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