OT Application: TIPS

First week of OT school – check!!   This week we started to: learn the physics side of rehab, building patient strength, and general body kinesiology through levers, pulleys and kinetic forces.  How: We rotated stations in groups and laughed about how unaware we are of some things, and how naturally some others come I…

gOT educated… Day Two

The second day of class and I feel a lot of this learning is working on the self, gaining awareness and figuring how to grow as a person in order to be present/fully functional for the patient. It so differentiates OT from the many activities I’ve done in the past geared toward work, which seems…

Pre-OrienTation

I start orientation on MONDAY! After a year and a half of prerequisites, working at AZA, observing at RIC, Early Intervention and a medical clinic in Michigan, after taking the GRE and getting recommendations and filling out application after application, including the major to-do that was OTCAS…it’s time to start. The funny thing about it…