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Written by Shannen Marie Coley OTR/L, Published on November 8, 2018

Part 2: HOW OTs can continue their education and lifelong learning

Here at NewGradOccupationalTherapy, our mission is to empower new grads to maintain that initial excitement (and source of good nervous energy) that comes from being newly graduated in the field of occupational therapy. It takes a ton of commitment to become a newbie OT or OTA and keep your passion stoked throughout the beginning and continuation of your career. To that end, we try to supply you with articles on topics both clinical and career-focused, to give you opportunities to learn new things and spark discussion with your OT colleagues across the web!

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Topics:AOTAcontinuing educationMedbridgeNew Grad Success

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 Ashleigh Heldstab, Published on October 23, 2018

Hello home health OTs! Aren’t we lucky? We get to work with clients in their most natural context; in the home or in the community.

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Topics:New Grad Successself-caretips for new grads

Written by Katie Shniderman, Published on October 2, 2018

As a fieldwork student or new grad, it can be overwhelming when you realize how much there still is to learn, particularly in an ever-changing and expanding field like health care. Without PowerPoint slides to study or a professor’s lecture to listen to, it’s hard to know where or how to even begin.

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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 Grant Mitchell MOT, OTR/L, Published on July 24, 2018

In a 1993 young adult dystopian novel often assigned in High School English, Lois Lowry mentions occupational therapy (OT) as one of the fictional future vocations that people can be assigned. The main character of the book, picked for the novel’s eponymous position of The Giver, takes on the unfortunate position of holding all memories of history for the community, who are otherwise unaware.

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