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Updated 16 hours ago

OT degree from overseas?? Post professional master degree in US? -- 2013 NBCOT NEW handbook!!! - 43 Replies

[QUOTE who="Giorgio in Bobbio, Italy"]It since a while that some one don't write here, but i need some advices. I' m applying to PPMOT, after i saw...


Updated 21 hours ago

Going back to school for Occupational Therapy - 12 Replies

I'm happy to see this thread because I haven't met any other prospective OT's that come from the social work world. I've been a mental health case...


Updated 23 hours ago

OT salary in southern California - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="epiphysis in Bangor, Maine"]Sounds like they're really not saving that much money if they are give out bonuses.----it's seems like a...


Updated 2 days ago

Torn between COTA and OTR - 50 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...


Is OT a possibility with my GPA? Could really use some advice...

I'm in NY. I'm considering two OT schools. One of them is private (Touro College) and they look at both your overall GPA and your science GPA. Both...


Updated 5 days ago

OT in acute care hospital setting - 46 Replies

Hi Everyone !! I'm an OTS in california and I am very interested in doing acute/trauma care... what are some pertinent issues I might be able to do a...


Career paths for OT's that don't involve direct patient care?

I was wondering if there are any career options for OT's that don't involve direct patient care, in case I ever get burned out later in my career. I...


Updated 12 days ago

Show me the money... - 76 Replies

Honestly, it depends on the region you live in. I live in Charleston, SC and there are no full time OT jobs here. Seriously. Occasionally an opening...


Updated 13 days ago

OT school why SOOO much group work? - 3 Replies

Thanks OTR and goobers, your words of wisdom are appreciated. Things are getting a bit better, people aren't AS clingy, but I do hate the groupwork. ...


Updated 14 days ago

Night time OTs - 1 Reply

I highly doubt it.


Online schooling information

Hi all- Ive been doing a lot of research on different programs and need some advice! I have a Bachelors of Science degree in Environmental Science...


Updated 16 days ago

Both an OT and PT? - 9 Replies

Honestly, it just seems like a waste of time and money. Ultimately, they aren't going to pay you more, you'll just cap out at some point anyway. ...


Updated 21 days ago

I am looking to form a study group or find a study partner for the NBCOT exam! - 62 Replies

[QUOTE who="Eting in Des Plaines, Illinois"]I'm looking for a study partner. Are you done?[/QUOTE] I am looking for study partner too.


Updated 25 days ago

OT burnout - 429 Replies

Hey there in Hudson, I hear you. Hang in there.


Updated 26 days ago

Easy OT schools to get into - 48 Replies

I am liking it a lot... I'm in class now...... you should come here... great school.


Updated 28 days ago

Education for a Degree in Occupational Therapy - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="Bmel37 in Sacramento, California"]TO THE USER WHO POSTED THIS: "Question 1: You can major in anything you'd like as long as you take...


OT with a learning disability

Hi Everyone, I've heard that doctors can't get hired for some jobs (specifically with the US government) if they have a learning disability like...


Updated 1 month ago

Do I have a chance? - 1 Reply

I am also a male if that helps at all lol?


Updated 1 month ago

Failed Fieldwork II/ Plans for the future - 3 Replies

I know it's been a long time since you wrote this, I guess I should be asking, what was the outcome?


Updated 1 month ago

Canadian trained OT relocating to USA - 5 Replies

Hey! There are a lot of foreign born therapists that work here in the states. The paperwork is the main headache. As far as employers, co workers...


From OTA (Occupational Therapy Assistant ) to PA (Physician's Assistant)

I am currently pursuing my associates and in a 16 month program to become an OTA. I originally planned to continue my education afterwards and go all...


NYS license query

I've just moved from the UK (for my husbands work) - where I trained and worked as an OT for 8 years. I have been through the OTED process (took 6...


Updated 1 month ago

do you think I have a shot? - 10 Replies

Wow! Thanks for the info and advice. My pediatric ot volunteer experience has been wonderful. I feel like I have learned so much, and this is because...

OT new to HH

Updated 1 month ago

Home Health Care Per visit rate - 19 Replies

[QUOTE who="OT in Fremont, California"]Home care is very stressful. There is tons of paperwork/ computer work. I've worked for current agency for 15...


Updated 1 month ago

PRN - SNFs or ADHCs in Los Angeles - 1 Reply

(bump) Hi, I used to live in L.A. and worked mostly PRN in SNFs and ADHCs but have been gone for about 12 years. I'm planning a move back that...


Updated 1 month ago

Inidvidual Contracting OTR hiring another OTR - 1 Reply

Somewhere in the wording of your contract it should say whether or not sub-contracting is acceptable as per agreed upon. And, actually, it should be...


Updated 1 month ago

Please, I would like help deciding between OTA and OT - 2 Replies

(2 of 2) That being said, it's still faster and definitely cheaper (Community College if you can) to get your OTA. The pay is a bit less but not...


Updated 1 month ago

How difficult is Occupational Therapy School? - 58 Replies

Hi, i just found out yesterday that my very first choice in MOT programs is probably going away and I am very disappointed about this news. The...


Updated 1 month ago

OTA...Is it worth it? - 4 Replies

Thank you all so much!


Updated 1 month ago

New COTA graduate question - 2 Replies

Thanks so much for your imput


How do you get into hand therapy?

I am trying to find a paid mentorship in hand therapy. I may have an interview with Novacare in Philly. Is there any other places worth calling in...


Updated 1 month ago

Questioning OT - 1 Reply

Sounds like you want to be a Psychologist! We had a girl drop out of our class after a year when she realized she wanted to be a teacher :) You...


Updated 1 month ago

Can I work a part-time job during OT school? - 2 Replies

Yes, totally. I worked though OT school - waited tables 5 shifts a week. I've since worked with both a COTA who was going back for MOT, at Touro...


Updated 1 month ago

How did you choose your MOT/MS in OT Program? And what are job prospects for Peds? - 32 Replies

[QUOTE who="Megan in Denver, Colorado"]Hi Suzie Que, I just got accepted to the MOT program at CSU for an August 2011 start this week, yayy! ...


Updated 2 months ago

Don't do OT..I regret it. - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="diolord89 in Hamilton, Alabama"]Really? I was hoping to get into Occupational therapy or speech Therapy. I thought about because I like...


Updated 2 months ago

Can someone help me to see why I can't pass NBCOT Exam? - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="liveinamerica in Brooklyn, New York"]Hi, I was so frustrated today because I failed the OTR AGAIN after SEVEN times try. Yes, it is the...


Updated 2 months ago

AOTA/NBCOT Study Prep - 5 Replies

Selling my Nbcot AOTA Prep subscription at affordable price. Many months left. email: etingskie@gmail.com Therapy ed study guide 6th ed with CD...


Updated 2 months ago

NBCOT character review - 3 Replies

Selling my Nbcot AOTA Prep subscription at affordable price. Many months left. email: etingskie@gmail.com Therapy ed study guide 6th ed with CD...


Updated 2 months ago

Would I even be looked at by OT programs? - 11 Replies

I am going to be applying to Salem State once the application becomes available. I am a little concerned with my stats. I have a 3.32 overall GPA and...


Pay at Pediatric Clinic

Hi, As a new grad I'm wondering about pay in private SI/pediatric clinics. I've heard of OTs being paid hourly, and only if a client shows up. How...


Updated 2 months ago

Need suggestions on NBCOT Exam and Therapyed Course. ..Please !! - 8 Replies

Selling my Nbcot AOTA Prep subscription at affordable price. Many months left. email: etingskie@gmail.com Therapy ed study guide 6th ed with CD...


Updated 2 months ago

Condensed Therapy Ed OTR Study Guide - 1 Reply

Selling my exam prep subscription at affordable price. Many months left. email: etingskie@gmail.com Therapy ed study guide 6th ed with CD No...


Updated 2 months ago

Selling books - 5 Replies

Therapy ed study guide 6th ed with CD No highlight marks but have ballpen lines $40 + shipping etingskie@gmail.com


Updated 2 months ago

The Best and Worst thing about Being an OT - 257 Replies

I meant at

OT - New Grad

Updated 3 months ago

Non-clinical/less physical jobs for OT?? - 3 Replies

I was not only dreading my job, but I was BURNT OUT, physically and mentally! I did not like working in a SNF, but that was the only job I could...


Anyone in ergonomics???

I'm interested in occupational therapy and I was wondering if any of you are in the field of ergonomics/know of any other fellow OT's who are in it....

Aus SP

Updated 3 months ago

Fieldwork Issues - 77 Replies

[QUOTE who="Cayenne in San Diego, California"]Instead, I was left to flounder, going home, crying every day. This has knocked me down, made me feel...


Updated 3 months ago

I need a study partner for nbcot exam - 16 Replies

[QUOTE who="Gemma in Brooklyn, New York"]What books are you guys using to study for the NBCOT exam???[/QUOTE] Selling my exam prep subscription at...


Updated 3 months ago

volunteer work? - 31 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...

Maria Rubio

Updated 3 months ago

Volunteer Experience - 15 Replies

Hi, I am currently a student at LCC (Lansing Community College) and I was wondering if anyone can refer me to any sites where I can shadow OT's and...

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