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Written by Shannen Marie Coley OTR/L, Published on November 6, 2018

The Why; or, the benefits of lifelong learning for OTs

So you want to continue learning and growing in your knowledge scholastically, clinically, and personally? Two words: LIFELONG LEARNING.

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Topics:continuing educationeducationNew Grad Success

Written by Dominic Lloyd-Randolfi, Published on July 25, 2018

Continuing education for new grad occupational therapists is not only beneficial to grow as clinicians, but it's also important to maintain our licensure (and job).

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Written by Brittany Ferri, MS, OTR/L, CCTP, CLT, Published on March 29, 2018

For many reading this, the hard times of occupational therapy school are finally over. No more exams or practicals sounds great, but – here comes the dreaded question — what now? Which occupational therapy specialty should you choose? With so many practice areas in existence and AOTA adding still more, it can be a daunting task to figure out which area calls to you most. Maybe you’ve always known you wanted to work as a pediatric therapist but, after that, the details get a little fuzzy. Or maybe you’ve had a level II fieldwork at a hand therapy clinic where the patient population really appealed to you, but you don’t know if you can pass the complex certification test.

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Written by Julia McVicker, Published on December 19, 2017

Hand therapists are leading the charge in terms of functional return of the upper extremity.

When it comes to hand therapists, who better than OTs to evaluate, treat, and train clients with upper extremity injuries? In the bustling field of orthopedics, occupational therapists are claiming their rightful niche.

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Written by Kyla Salisbury, Published on October 27, 2017

Whether you are a new graduate or a seasoned professional, you understand and value the importance of continuing education in this profession.

Medbridge Education and the Medbridge certificate programs are both great places to find affordable online continuing education credits.

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Written by Dominic Lloyd-Randolfi, Published on May 22, 2017

Master's vs. doctorate

The topic is hotly debated across internet OT communities. It is easily the most asked question by prospective occupational therapy students and it may be one of the most controversial topics in OT bubble right now.

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