Transcript: Works with all levels of patients starting from infants all the way up to senior citizens. Patient Population it is an applied health science that provides skilled treatment that help others achieve and excel at all aspects in life. Occupational Therapist work with all other health related careers such as; PA, PT, AT and so on. ~Graduate from an accredited OT or OTA educational program. ~Complete your fieldwork requirements. ~ Apply for and Pass the NBCOT Certification Examination. ~License last for limited of time so when it needs to be renewed just get a new license. Occupational Therapy Salary Range 10% = ~$63,000 50% = ~$70,000 90% = ~$90,000 Interactions What is OT? Employment/Job Settings 1. What the best part of your job? 2. What is the most interesting situation you been in? 3. What do you like least about your job? 4. What made you chose to be an OT? 5. Would you pick a different career if you could? 6. Are you able to travel being an OT? 7. What made you chose to be an OT? 8. Where did you go to school to be an OT? 9. If you could do it over again would you still be an OT? 10. Do you work with other related health science professions? Questions for the Panel Daily Routine - observe patients doing tasks. - establish a treatment plan for patients. - Treat patients with injuries or disabilities through therapeutic use of everyday activities. - help patients develop, recover, and improve skills needed for daily living and working. - instruct patients on techniques and equipment that makes daily living easier. - hospitals - offices - Nursing care - Home health care services - Individual and family services www.aota.org The American Occupational Therapy Association Govt. Board of OT Education & Cont. Professional Website By: Group 6 To be an undergraduate you have to have a Bachelor's Degree. But for when you are going on to continue your education most places would want you to have either a Master's or Doctoral Degree. Malpractice License/Certification/ Re-Cerfification Misjudgment, lack of preparation, and lack of experience area reported as the top three causes of malpractice errors. Various coping strategies—such as compensating for the errors by voluntarily devoting additional time for care of the patient, making and following a corrective plan, concentrating on the next step, or not letting errors interfere with daily work—were used by the occupational therapists when errors occurred.
Transcript: Occupational Therapy Andrea Wise How do you become one? Most enter the occupation with a masters degree in occupational therapy. Few programs offer doctoral degrees. Admission to most programs require a bachelors degree, specific coursework, and volunteer work. Outlook: Employment for Occupational Therapists is expected to increase 33% from 2010 to 2020. Whats the work environment like? Occupational Therapists held about 108,800 jobs in 2010. Forty eight percent worked in offices of physical, occupational, speech therapists, audiologists, or hospitals. Others worked in schools, nursing homes and home health services. Salaries: The median annual wage of occupational therapists in 2010 was $72,320. What they do? Occupational Therapists help people across the lifespan participate in things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities.
Transcript: The Different Areas of Occupational Therapy By: Devin Leonard The Different Areas of Occupational Therapy Some Areas of Occupational Therapy Gerontology Pediatrics Mental Illness Physical Rehabilitation Driving and Community Mobility School Systems (MAS Medical Staffing, 2017) Source: MAS Medical Staffing. 2017. 9 Occupational Therapy Specialties for the Best Career Path. https://masmedicalstaffing.com/ blog/allied-health/occupational-therapy-specialties/ Some Areas of Occupational Therapy Gernotology (BCG) Gernotology (BCG) Why do they need Occupational Therapist? As they get older, they may want to remain at home Dealing/coping with certain diseases (ex: Alzheimer’s/dementia, arthritis) Fall prevention to decrease injury To help disable elderly patients Recovery from surgery or stroke. (MAS Medical Staffing, 2017) Source: MAS Medical Staffing. 2017. 9 Occupational Therapy Specialties for the Best Career Path. https://masmedicalstaffing.com/ blog/allied-health/occupational-therapy-specialties/ Mental Health (BCMH) Mental Health (BCMH) Occupational Therapist Role with Mental Health: Help clients maintain a positive mental health Prevent mental health issues Recover from mental health challenges Their goal is to help clients to live a full and productive lives. (AOTA, 2017) Source: The American Occupational Therapy Assoication. 2017. Occupational Therapy's Role in Community Health. https://www.aota.org/About-Occupational-Therapy/Professionals/MH/Community-Mental-Health.aspx Pediatrics (BCP) The Job Duties for Occupational Therapist: Pediatrics (BCP) They help childern succeed in daily actives such as playing, learning, and socializing. (MAS Medical Staffing, 2017) Funcational Skills for autistic childern Physical/Mental Disability Childern Source: MAS Medical Staffing. 2017. 9 Occupational Therapy Specialties for the Best Career Path. https://masmedicalstaffing.com/ blog/allied-health/occupational-therapy-specialties/ “design and implement physical rehabilitation interventions that are client-centered, contextually relevant, and evidence-based to facilitate optimal occupational engagement,” (AOTA, 2017) Physical Rehabilitation (BCPR) Physical Rehabilitation (BCPR) Occupational Therapist Purpose for Physical Rehab: Source: The American Occupational Therapy Assoication. 2017. Occupational Therapy's Role in Community Health. https://www.aota.org/About-Occupational-Therapy/Professionals/MH/Community-Mental-Health.aspx Occupational Therapist Responsibilities: Driving and Community Mobility (SCDCM or SCDCM-A) Driving and Community Mobility (SCDCM or SCDCM-A) To assess thier clients to be moblie in thier community, (MAS Medical Staffing, 2017) Teaching to use adaptive equipment Determining if a client is equipped to drive Providing other means of transportation Teaching disable clients how to drive (MAS Medical Staffing, 2017) Source: MAS Medical Staffing. 2017. 9 Occupational Therapy Specialties for the Best Career Path. https://masmedicalstaffing.com/ blog/allied-health/occupational-therapy-specialties/ A Video on Different Feilds of Occupational Therapy A Video on Different Feilds of Occupational Therapy Source: Whittaker, C. The Many Faces of Occupational Therapists. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmAGzESjZaI References References The American Occupational Therapy Assoication. 2017. Occupational Therapy's Role in Community Health. https://www.aota.org/About-Occupational-Therapy/Professionals/MH/Community-Mental-Health.aspx MAS Medical Staffing. 2017. 9 Occupational Therapy Specialties for the Best Career Path. https://masmedicalstaffing.com/ blog/allied-health/occupational-therapy-specialties/ Whittaker, C. (Creative Director). (2013, November 2). UBS students 2013 master of occupational therapy. The Many Faces of Occupational Therapists. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmAGzESjZaI
Transcript: Demands for OT had increased 30% since 2008, and projected to grow more! The basics ie. - hand OT - Children -Geriatrics -Massage Therapy Goal: help clients have independent satisfying lives, being productive on their own. Other specialties are not needed, but are very helpful to have. - can evaluate people's homes and everyday environments to better help them live and get around Occupational Therapy The first OT's started work during WWII as "reconstruction aides" Can be in an inpatient (hospital, nursing home) or outpatient (clinic) settings. As an OT, they mostly work on ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING Fun Fact: OT's held about 104,500 jobs in 2008! After passing, Ot's then can practice with their Master's degree. helps people across the lifespan participate in the things they love to do. Help rehabilitate after accidents or medical problems to regain life skills. Earning potentials: Depending on where you work! -nursing and care facilities: 72,000 a year - Hospitals: 69,000 a year - Offices: 68,000 a year - School systems: 60,000 If deal with metal illness in OT, you are most likely to see Schizophrenia Become certified by passing the National Board for Certifying Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) OT employment opportunities: -Hospitals - Out patient Clinics -School systems - Home health agencies - Nursing homes - Adult daycare centers - community mental health centers - Psychiatric hospitals
Transcript: When the child is unable to participate in the daily routine and activities of your class 1. Supporting students 2. Supporting teachers 3. Supporting parents You might see an OT recommend 2 things for your classroom: 1. A Sensory Diet 2. Accommodations An ACCOMMODATION is a tool to use in the classroom that increases the intensity of a sense OR adapts the skill. IT IS THE PROCESSING OF INFORMATION IN THE BRAIN What is Occupational Therapy? Questions?? Betsy Randall Master of Science, Occupational Therapy MS,OTR/L A SENSORY DIET is a sequence of "senses" done in a specific order to improve ATTENTION & COPING skills When to call on your OT Occupational Therapy in Your Classroom Our brain combines information from our different senses so we can make an "informed response." The combining is what we call INTEGRATION. What is Sensory Integration? Let's play! Just think of these 3 steps: 1. Senses go in the brain -> 2. Info Gets Processed -> 3. You Respond JUST LIKE... 1. Type in a web page -> 2. Wait 2 seconds -> 3. The page pops up Your student is not: Meeting Developmental Milestones in Academic, Social, Cognitive, and/or Motor Domains BEHAVIOR Your student has: Difficulty coping, Emotional ups and downs, or Gets frustrated easily with activities 1. Attention 2. Behavior 3. Skill ATTENTION Your student is not: ENGAGED PURPOSEFUL FOCUSED ALERT The MILLION DOLLAR Question Our Supportive Role Let's start with skill...
Transcript: The Role of OT in Brain Injuries By: Lexi Williams, OTDS Through a pediatric lens About Me About Me 1. Holmen, WI 2. Minneapolis, MN 3. Fort Wayne, IN 4. Mount Juliet, TN 7th Grade Fieldtrip Athletic Training Aaron's football career Fieldwork Level I- Inpatient Rehab Stroke, TBI Fieldwork Level II- Pediatric Outpatient mTBI Fieldwork Level II- Skilled Nursing Stroke, TBI Why Brain Injuries? Your guess is as good as mine I have thoroughly enjoyed every experience/setting Where to Next? What is OT? The therapeutic use of occupations, including everyday life activities with individuals, groups, populations, or organizations to support participation, performance, and function in roles and situations in home, school, workplace, community, and other settings. Definition of Occupational Therapy OT Breakdown Occupations: Activities done daily Play, social participation, school, eating, managing health or finances, dressing, showering Goal of OT: Maximize participation and independence with roles, habits, and routines Approach: Evidence-based, client-centered, & holistic Diversity of Practice Evaluation Physician referral Skilled nursing- write order and physician signs Referral Case Study Referral 9 years old Boy Diagnosis: Mild Cognitive Impairment Evaluation 1. Interview/observation 2. Standardized assessments 3. Goals Evaluation Interview/Observation Fell off 4-wheeler 3 months before Diagnosis of concussion & broken arm Recent move to Nashville 2 months ago Significant drop in grades since move Difficulty remembering school work Irritable mood Frequent headaches Presents with typical gait No noticeable physical impairment Evaluation Assessments GOAL-Oriented Assessment Sensory Profile Cognitive Testing Age appropriate math worksheet Evaluation Findings Assessment Findings Significantly below averages for attention Below average for short-term memory Required assistance to walk over uneven surfaces Became flustered during cognitive testing Recognized his impairments Client-Centered Goals What do you want to get from therapy? "I want to enjoy school again" "I want to do better in school" "I want to make more friends" Approach Increasing attention to task Develop coping strategies to manage external stimuli Improve gross motor coordination through vestibular and visual interventions Determine best mode for "jogging" his memory during daily tasks Goal Writing Broad approach Insurance Children's responses to interventions change regularly Progress reports will display progress Interventions Caregiver Education Vision- Ball rolling, lights Vestibular- swings Motor- Obstacle course Social- Peer building Cognition- Post-it notes, visual schedule Interventions Just Right Challenge Be aware of symptoms Connect with caregiver after session Stay positive Things to Remember Outcomes By 10 weeks, EVERY assessment was within "average" Friends at therapy Excited for school Outcomes Communication with school M-FUN Assessment Vision Screening Self Reflection Other OT Settings More severe brain injuries Rancho level 4 (max assistance) Interprofessional collaboration Additional brain injuries: Stroke Inpatient Rehab Falls are very common Concussion assessments? Short staffed Typically, therapists spend most time with patients Monitor symptoms Therapy needs to account for potential brain injury Nursing Homes/Long Term Care Varies greatly by state Substantial education with school-based accommodations Great resources within school regarding brain injury Schools Questions or Comments Questions/Comments
Transcript: WHAT IS OT? BETWEEN KNOWLEDGE AND PERSONA Tip “Occupational therapy is a profession concerned with promoting health and well being through engagement in occupation." PHYSIOLOGY PSYCHOLOGY SOCIOLOGY ¿HOW IS PROFESSIONAL PROFILE OF AN OT? HUMAN ANATOMY REHABILITATION KINESIOLOGY OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Transcript: 70,267 in Canton, OH What is Occupational Therapy? There are many job openings for OC's in the future. Job Openings occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants help people across the lifespan participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities (occupations). Occupaitional Therapy Riley Curran Salary
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