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Written by Devin Diedrich, Published on September 11, 2018

Fieldwork placements come with all sorts of “new”: new setting, new commute, new knowledge, new experiences, new co-workers, new clinical instructors. And as if juggling all this newness isn’t challenging enough, some OT students get the added bonus of dealing with a clinical instructor who is not so inviting and supportive of their learning experience. What do you do when you wind up with a difficult OT fieldwork educator?

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Topics:ClinicalfieldworkGrad SchoolLevel 2 fieldworklevel IItips for occupational therapy students

Written by Chelsea Wehrman, Published on August 21, 2018

To begin with, level II fieldwork is an overwhelming experience. You are in a new and unfamiliar setting, you typically meet your supervisor the day you begin, and you may have no idea the expectations they have for you. For the first four weeks, you are a nervous wreck every time you walk through those doors. But it gets better. You learn. You listen. You observe. You become friends with your supervisor (hopefully!) and look forward to work every morning.

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Topics:fieldworkGrad SchoolLevel 2 fieldworklevel IImental healthtips for occupational therapy students

Written by Ray Salvador, Published on June 8, 2017

So, you think you might be failing Fieldwork...

Imagine this.

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Topics:failing fieldworkfieldworkGrad SchoolLevel 2 fieldworklevel IItips for occupational therapy students

Written by Naomi Aaronson, Published on April 4, 2017

Some OT Fieldwork Advice can make or break your clinical experience.

Sure, you will probably pass, but it is all about having a great experience! Naomi Aaronson, an OT who has been practicing for 25 years, has put together this guide to help you prepare and succeed for Fieldwork. Whether you are about to begin a Level I or Level II, you will certainly find some tips in this OT Fieldwork Advice.

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Topics:Clinicalevidence-based practicefieldworkGrad SchoolLevel 2 fieldworklevel IItips for occupational therapy students

Written by Matthew Alpert, OTR/L, Published on May 31, 2016

One of the most stressful parts of being an occupational therapy student is the level II fieldwork.

A Level II is designed for you, the OT student to learn as much as you can clinically. The level II will allow you to take your textbook knowledge and apply it clinically. Occupational therapy students will tend to look at these level II fieldwork as a battle to survive. With that perspective here are 5 tips to crush your up and coming level II.

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Topics:ClinicalGrad SchoolLevel 2 fieldworkOT clinicalsOT internshipstips for occupational therapy students


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