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ProspectiveOT

Feeling inadequate for OT

Is it normal to doubt your capability of being a good OT? I have a lot of direct patient care experience and I also work in the schools with special...

Jessica

Updated 9 hours ago

Easy OT schools to get into - 73 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jeff in Berkeley, California"]When I graduated with my BS in 2005, it sucked it was like a 2.7. I took 45 units of prereqs + some...

BBNY21

Updated 17 hours ago

MOT vs COTA already have MEd and mom of small kids - 2 Replies

I don't have a degree.So I'm going for COTA first. I'm 24 a single mom & I need income. If I had a bachelors degree already/Masters.... I would do...

BBNY21

Updated 17 hours ago

Torn between COTA and OTR - 40 Replies

[QUOTE who="ANON in Jersey City, New Jersey"]I was an OT student who withdrew from my master's program. Due to the rigorous requirements of a...

ron123

Updated 1 day ago

The Costs of Becoming an OT - 15 Replies

[QUOTE who="Nadege in Fort Lauderdale, Florida"]that's right you don't know my circumstances...[/QUOTE] Hello Nadege, Thank you for all the...

Sam

Updated 2 days ago

San Jose State OT - 579 Replies

[QUOTE who="Shelly in San Francisco, California"]Hi Sam, I actually ended up calling the OT Department and talked directly with one of the advisors...

R. Good COTA

Updated 3 days ago

Home Health Care Per visit rate - 13 Replies

Can anyone tell me what COTA's make per hr/visit? I'm looking in the FL market for a national company.

xboxer

Updated 6 days ago

How Competitive is OT School?? - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who="Momo in Toledo, Ohio"]Are you are you calculated that right? Is it a private school? Private and out of state are significantly more...

Gemma

Updated 6 days ago

AOTA/NBCOT Study Prep - 3 Replies

...CONTINUED... 3) TherapyEd Occupational Therapy Course Manual (5.0 Edition, 2014) by Rita Fleming-Castaldy that I got from the TherapyEd exam...

Gemma

Updated 6 days ago

I am looking to form a study group or find a study partner for the NBCOT exam! - 56 Replies

...CONTINUED... 3) TherapyEd Occupational Therapy Course Manual (5.0 Edition, 2014) by Rita Fleming-Castaldy that I got from the TherapyEd exam...

Gemma

Updated 6 days ago

Need suggestions on NBCOT Exam and Therapyed Course. ..Please !! - 7 Replies

...CONTINUED... 3) TherapyEd Occupational Therapy Course Manual (5.0 Edition, 2014) by Rita Fleming-Castaldy that I got from the TherapyEd exam...

Gemma

Updated 6 days ago

I need a study partner for nbcot exam - 14 Replies

3) TherapyEd Occupational Therapy Course Manual (5.0 Edition, 2014) by Rita Fleming-Castaldy that I got from the TherapyEd exam prep course (very...

Gemma

Updated 6 days ago

How difficult is Occupational Therapy School? - 41 Replies

.....CONTINUED..... 3) TherapyEd Occupational Therapy Course Manual (5.0 Edition, 2014) by Rita Fleming-Castaldy that I got from the TherapyEd...

anticuti

Updated 7 days ago

OT degree from overseas?? Post professional master degree in US? -- 2013 NBCOT NEW handbook!!! - 41 Replies

[QUOTE who="fred2015 in los angeles, California"]Would like to call the attention from the president of NBCOT to extend the requirements not to...

anticuti

Updated 7 days ago

Are OT jobs declining? - 1 Reply

Hi there. I'm interested to see the article, where did you see it and what's the title? thanks.

Momo

Updated 8 days ago

OTA VS OTR - 12 Replies

I would love to know what everyone decided to do because I'm in a similar situation. My undergrad gpa is not competitive. At all. But there are...

Momo

COTA or OTR

I'm 28 and trying to figure out if I want to go back to school to become a COTA or work on pre reqs for the next year then try to get into OT school....

Jessica

Updated 13 days ago

For those of you like me that have a lower undergrad GPA... - 2 Replies

University of Utah also just looks at pre-req gpa. But out of state tuition is awful (113k)

Jessica

Updated 13 days ago

Would I even be looked at by OT programs? - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="OTAKA80 in Las Vegas, Nevada"]I went back to OT school with an undergrad in political science and a low gpa of around 2.5.. however, I...

FutureOT

Looking for Advice about a Full Time Master's Progam

Hi everyone, I am currently finishing up my pre-requisites for OT programs (specifically in NJ and PA). I have been a special education...

CR

Updated 16 days ago

OT burnout - 421 Replies

I'm doing post-grad studies in sexual health - the plan is to use my OT knowledge and sex knowledge to help people with disabilities to remain...

otboyd

Updated 19 days ago

Starting a Private Pediatric Practice - 120 Replies

Hi. I have a small pediatric private practice that is a Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) in SC; I do not have a clinic so we see kids in their...

Barry2

Updated 21 days ago

OT or PTA for long term career - 2 Replies

(cont) I asked both of them falt out if someone in their 40's was interested in a career change would they recommend their field. The OT told me...

Nilou

Updated 21 days ago

OT Volunteer opportunities in Los Angeles area? - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="Newbie in Canyon Country, California"]Hi guys are you still looking for places to volunteer? I am actually volunteering in Santa Clarita...

Jessica

Updated 23 days ago

Teaching vs. Occupational therapy as a career - 1 Reply

I'm also curious about this so bump!

DesertDude

Updated 24 days ago

MOT program at University of St. Augustine - 1 Reply

University of St. Augustine is now a corporately held school. I do not know when they were acquired by Laureate Education. This may have been a good...

OTapplicant

Do I have a chance at any of the schools in California??

I'm a junior in college anticipating to apply to OT schools this summer/fall. Currently, my GPA is just shy of 3.0 and I think by the time I...

anticuti

Updated 28 days ago

Does hand therapy always include massages? - 1 Reply

i'd like to know too

J

Updated 29 days ago

OTA to OT Bridge Program (No Bachelors Required) - 3 Replies

DO NOT- I repeat - DO NOT even consider going there- huge money- just got accredited-terribly run

xboxer

Updated 1 month ago

Heard of any OT's specializing in ergonomics? - 1 Reply

What company is going to spend money on ergonomics for their employees? It was hard enough to get "a chair", let alone a decent one.

nsm4207

Updated 1 month ago

Do Private Practices for adults exist in OT? - 1 Reply

The only private practices I've seen for adults was specialized in hand therapy.

New Grad OTR

Average pay per unit for new grad?

Hello! I am a new OTR and am currently job seeking. I have a question I was hoping someone may assist me with. Compensation seems to be generally...

New Grad OTR

Updated 1 month ago

Occupational Therapy and Multi-tasking - 1 Reply

Hi Sgirl! Personally, I do believe an OT needs to be good at multitasking. When you are with a client you need to be able to engage that person,...

THX1138

Updated 1 month ago

Selling books - 2 Replies

uscOTtrojan, I am interest in your book. Please leave your email so I may contact you. Thank you.

CANYOT

Hand Therapy

Has anyone completed Drexel University's Certificate in Advanced Practice Therapy: Hand and Upper Quarter Rehabilitation program? If so, was it worth...

JillyBee

Updated 1 month ago

Occupational Therapy vs. Recreational Therapy - 1 Reply

HopefulDelilah, I'm a little late to answering your question but I wanted to give you my input. I have a master's degree in recreational therapy....

Sean

Updated 1 month ago

Is the debt to become an OT worth it? - 17 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jbrown in Stuart, Florida"]Don't forget how much money u will make I have been a therapist since 1991. I make 40 a hour. But they don't...

me

Updated 1 month ago

OT Travel Companies - 27 Replies

I am wondering why the facility requires training from a traveler.Maybe your recruiter can find out if it is really required or not. I have not had...

Cayenne

Updated 1 month ago

Fieldwork Issues - 76 Replies

Reading all your comments has been so helpful to me! I went through a similar experience recently. For my first level II, I was placed in an acute...

darren shearer

Updated 1 month ago

Appealing NBCOT results - 2 Replies

Don't expect any justice from this unethical and unmoral organization. The top figure heads have no OT background and run the show. They sent me a...

KHarvey

Updated 1 month ago

OTA to OT Route - 58 Replies

[QUOTE who="Kelley in Crystal Lake, Illinois"]I am 42 years old with bacholar's degree in English interested in becoming a occupational therapist....

hfklvein

Updated 1 month ago

OT as a guy / Guy OTs - 23 Replies

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Irina , New York

Would like to form a professional study/article review study group.

Hello friends, I am looking to form a review or study group, for exchange of new information, staying current and earn those PDUs. "Meetings" can...

catthehank

Updated 2 months ago

I'm torn between becoming a Speech Language Pathologist or Occupational Therapist? - 301 Replies

I'm a middle aged man interested in pursuing a Masters in OT but would like more information about the profession to see if it's a good fit for me....

catthehank

Updated 2 months ago

The Best and Worst thing about Being an OT - 302 Replies

I'm a middle aged man interested in pursuing a Masters in OT but would like more information about the profession to see if it's a good fit for me....

deeudiaver@gmail.com

Updated 2 months ago

Canadian OT wanting to work in California, USA - 21 Replies

I am An Occupational Therapist and want to migrate to Canada , Please let me know the position of getting direct Occupational Therapist Job offer...

OT

Updated 2 months ago

Stats for Acceptance into USC - 1 Reply

I was accepted into USC 4 years ago and my stats were 3.1 GPA, 1200(old scale) GRE with 5.0 AWA, 130 hours volunteering in mental health setting. OT...

AshRob

Condensed Therapy Ed OTR Study Guide

I am selling my condensed but VERY thorough OTR study guide that is neatly typed and goes along with the Therapy Ed book, page by page. I recently...

Calimommy

USC OT program Cost$$

I am a 27 year old mommy of 1 so far :)looking to apply to USC Master program next year. One thing that I am most concerned about is the cost$$$. The...

conflicted

OT vs Pharmacy

I'm really torn between the two fields. I started off at a 4 year working on a biostatistics degree, but I found myself really unhappy at the school...

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