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Updated 20 hours ago

Advice for entry level therapist needed! - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="Sue Msot in Long beach, California"]Thank you!![/QUOTE] You are so welcome don't be so hard on yourself. In your future I hope you...


Updated 2 days ago

Advice needed: can you do anything else with an MSOT degree besides hands on OT? - 3 Replies

Look at a Chicago based non profit known as aspiritech!

me in upstate ny

Updated 3 days ago

OT burnout - 411 Replies

As an OT, I have been asked to mop spills in the hallway, wash out poopy washclothes, pass trays in the dining room, and complete the morning care of...


Applying to OT schools; Worried about my GRE score :/

Hello everyone, I've been reading these forums for about 2 years ever since I looked into OT. I'm looking to apply to a masters in occupational...


occupational therapist assistant or physical therapist assistant

would anyone know of a school (program), I could go to become a therapist aide, I am a certified nursing assistant, I am interested in becoming a...


I need a study partner for nbcot exam

Please let me know if anyone is interested to study with me for this exam.... Thank you....


Updated 7 days ago

I am looking to form a study group or find a study partner for the NBCOT exam! - 47 Replies

[QUOTE who="OTA Rocks! in Phoenix, Arizona"]I'm looking for a study partner for someone who is taking the NBCOT COTA exam. Please email me if...


Updated 8 days ago

Occupational Therapy Programs, NYU vs Columbia - 6 Replies

nghoan415 and Marc, I was hoping you can tell me about your volunteer experience. Specifically what you completed prior to applying to the NYU,...


Updated 11 days ago

SELLING OTA Subscription $120 (200worth ( good for 8 mos) and OT books : Case Smith (6th ed) and Trombly/Radomski (7th ed) - 4 Replies

Hi, I'm interested, can you email me at caseyjones619@gmail


Nashville/Franklin TN

Looking to relocate from Michigan to Nashville, TN. Does anyone have any input on the job market? What range is the pay scale for the area. Good...


How did you get your first job out of OT school?

I'm attending OT school in the fall and was wondering how you guys landed your first OT job after you graduated!


Updated 17 days ago

How hard was your masters? - 16 Replies

[QUOTE who="OT123 in Los Angeles, California"]That depends on your stats, of course. Check out the OT forums on the student doctor website for more...

annon in Canada

Updated 18 days ago

To become Canadian OT - 2 Replies

Hi Sidney Check out the site, OTEPP.ca. Its the program that the Canadian Assoc of O.T. suggests for foreign trained therapists to complete. ...


Updated 20 days ago

Starting a Private Pediatric Practice - 117 Replies

[QUOTE who="Linda C. in New York, New York"]Forgot to say OT here working in the school system!Heading to Orlando/Kissimee area in June 2014.Any...


Suggestions on Wage Amount??? Please help...

Hi I am a private OT here in Vancouver with my own practice and I am helping a family friend's daughter out by giving her a part time job assisting...


Updated 21 days ago

Transfer Credits from Unfinished OT masters to Another? - 1 Reply

I am in the same boat as you. I failed FW II and my school automatically terminates any student who fails FW. I wasn't given a second chance. I am...


School -based

Does anyone know anything about school based practice? Im worried that most of the positions are for one year only?


Internationally educated practicing in the USA

Hi all, My husband is American but he got his masters in OT in Australia. The University we went to is certified by the WFOT. I'm not an OT...


Updated 25 days ago

Occupational therapy master's program - 745 Replies

left out important fact COTA test. Anyone live in NY, Queens area looking for study partner? please contact me opal@hotmail.com


Updated 27 days ago

NBCOT Exam Scoring - 1 Reply

I know a colleague who shared the same experience: she ran out of time and did not finish about 10 questions. She said she felt certain she failed. ...


Updated 27 days ago

Chances of acceptance - 1 Reply

From what you posted above, it sounds like you have a good shot of getting into OT school! I think it will just depend on what type of school you're...


NBCOT character review

I just finished level 2 fieldwork and am applying for the NBCOT exam. I was wondering if anyone has applied for the exam with a simple misdemeanor on...


Traveling Therapy Jobs

Hi All. I was wondering if anyone has any insight into traveling therapy jobs. I see job ads and recruiters calling all the time for these type of...

Complete Therapy Services

Updated 1 month ago

How do I work as an OT in USA - 14 Replies

Hello we are a direct hire agency doing home health for now and we do sponsorships H1B or EB2 for occupational therapist and physical therapist if...

Sydney in GH

Updated 1 month ago

OT or OTA for pediatrics? - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="Melissa in Harrison, New York"]I am 35 yrs old and have been admitted to an OTA program for the Fall. I already have a B.S. In...

Sal N

Updated 1 month ago

OTA Program in NON-Accredited school - American Career College Orange COunty - 1 Reply

The OTA program is currently pending accreditation, but American Career College as an institution is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health...

Simon Levin

Updated 1 month ago

Home Health Care Per visit rate - 12 Replies

Thank you, OTR in Austin, Texas!


Updated 1 month ago

Where to live?! - 7 Replies

Yes, just send me your email address.


Updated 1 month ago

Failed out of OT school. What now? - 3 Replies

Like I said before, I'm likely not the best person to ask, as I'm a 27 year old who slowly realized that OT was not the best route, and really wanted...


Updated 1 month ago

Is the debt to become an OT worth it? - 24 Replies

[QUOTE who="Hello Then in Chicopee, Massachusetts"]Kuzya, I just finished my first year at Bay Path. There's more research and community outreach...


Updated 1 month ago

NBCOT OTED Eligibility for Category B - 45 Replies

[QUOTE who="Kirsteen in Gateshead, United Kingdom"]Hi , any advice how to apply for a post-professional program, what and where??thanks![/QUOTE] th...


Updated 1 month ago

OT school interview - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="AngelaGrace in Elmhurst, Illinois"]I have an interview for a masters of occupational therapy program. Any interview tips? I applied at...


Updated 2 months ago

volunteer work? - 30 Replies

[QUOTE who="blankenship98 in Austin, Texas"]I am an occupational therapist and I work in Austin Texas in Home Health . Not sure that home health...


Updated 2 months ago

Selling my Aota Supscriptiom - 1 Reply

Hello Everybody ! I am selling my AOTA EXAM SUBSCRIPTION which has 10 months left... I too have THERAPY ED 6th Edition book with CD, NBCOT official...


Updated 2 months ago

Tips for getting into SJSU, Samuel Merritt or Dominican? - 5 Replies

Sarah, Email me at skyocean25@gmail.com so I can write confidentially. Please copy and paste your original post in the body of the email so I can...


Updated 2 months ago

Failing level I fieldwork? - 3 Replies

I struggled with level 1 fieldwork. Yes I was allowed to repeat the rotation: but I had decided by then it would not be worth it because I did not...


Updated 2 months ago

passing the NBCOT exam - 2271 Replies

[QUOTE who="Gill in Glendale, Arizona"]Have you taken the exam on the castleworldwide exam, do you have your answers by any chance? I have the...


Updated 2 months ago

Selling entire HUGE study set for NBCOT-OTR - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="OT123 in Los Angeles, California"]Not sure how accurate that retail price is the therapy ed text. They currently have a newer edition...


Updated 2 months ago

Paying For Grad School (Occupational Therapy) - 31 Replies

[QUOTE who="vfierova in Dallas, Texas"]I have just been accepted in OT school. I am also graduating on 5/17 with a masters in public health. I found...


Updated 2 months ago

What do you know about Howard's OT Program - 4 Replies

They also had students travel abroad to the Dominican Republic and to Costa Rica for service learning/helping in need areas


Updated 2 months ago

TRAVELING OT - 47 Replies

For all of you interested, send me an email and we can set up a time to talk Patrick@nationalstaff.com


Very short term job

Does anyone know if its possible to get a travel job or a PRN job for only 2-4 weeks? I have a gap between jobs that I would like to fill. Any...


Updated 3 months ago

Fieldwork Issues - 74 Replies

[QUOTE who="star 2013 in Hazelton, Kansas"]After being in the medical field for many years, I decided to go into the OT field. I have a BS degree in...


Updated 3 months ago

The Best and Worst thing about Being an OT - 296 Replies

[QUOTE who="Sandra M Kristal in Jersey City, New Jersey"]Hi, and thanks for all the information. In answer to the question "best and worse parts" of...


Updated 3 months ago

OT Travel Companies - 25 Replies

I've been looking into traveling as a school COTA...What are some good companies to contact? price range? I like the comments from the OTR about...


Updated 3 months ago

Anyone struggling with the OT job market in Canada ? - 11 Replies

[QUOTE who="Evan in Singapore, Singapore"]Hi Everyone, Can anyone share about working in British of Columbia in Canada as an OT? Is it hard to...


Updated 3 months ago

Fast Pace Environments and OT - 4 Replies

Whoops. "And obviously *teaching* can't fulfill that interest."

Atticus Finch

Updated 3 months ago

OT STUDENT - 188 Replies

[QUOTE who="ashleigh in Enterprise, Alabama"]Got any cota positions in alabama or florida that are in a hospital setting?[/QUOTE] Yes and while...


Updated 3 months ago

How difficult is Occupational Therapy School? - 41 Replies

[QUOTE who="CaliOT in Santa Cruz, California"]Hi there! So was I and I'm still hesitant about it but after doing extensive research the debt is worth...

Sgirl interested in OT

Teaching vs. Occupational therapy as a career

I am just curious if anyone has ever been a teacher and then switched to occupational therapy or vice versa? If so, how do the two compare?...

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