The Different Career Paths of An Occupational Therapist Part 2

Home Health Care Occupational Therapy

As an occupational therapist, you are free to spread your wings to explore a variety of career options for you. Occupational therapists have the advantage of working in different healthcare settings, which really adds to their experience. Aside from working in a rehabilitation center, private … [Read more...]

The Different Career Paths Of An Occupational Therapist Part 1

Career Paths of An Occupational Therapist

An occupational therapist benefits from the increasing opportunities at work. Occupational therapists that choose to pursue a specialization can focus on a specific age group or area of occupational therapy. In the U.S., there are 104,000 occupational therapists and 29% works for ambulatory … [Read more...]

Occupational Therapy Licensing Requirements For States In Federal Region V

Occupational Therapy Licensing Requirements

Requirements for being a licensed occupational therapist vary from state to state. It is important to plan ahead as to where you will be working to not be troubled by the licensing process. Inquire at your school its credentials and if it is eligible for licensure at your chosen state. The following … [Read more...]

The Work Life Of Occupational Therapist Aides And Assistants

Occupational Therapy  Program

If you are decided on pursuing a career in occupational therapy but do not want to spend years of studying to become an occupational therapist, there are two options for you. You can be either an occupational therapist aide or assistant. Both work under the supervision of an occupational therapist. … [Read more...]

Occupational Therapy Licensing Requirements For States In Federal Region IV

Occupational Therapy

Because of the federal government, each state in federal region IV has its own laws and statutes. Even laws regarding licensure of professions differ and such requirements too are varied. States Included in The Standard Federal Region … [Read more...]

Occupational Therapist Certification: What Is It?

Occupational Therapist

When becoming an occupational therapist, you should know what to expect. Going through occupational therapy school is not yet a battle won. You still have to go over a hurdle to finally start your career in occupational therapy. What is the hurdle? After earning your degree in occupational therapy, … [Read more...]

Occupational Therapy Licensing Requirements For States In Federal Region III

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy is a rising occupation today. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, occupational therapy is growing at 33% up until the year 2020, meaning another 36,400 occupational therapists will soon be hired. But when you graduate from your occupational therapy … [Read more...]

In The Shoes Of An Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist

We know that nurses care for people day in and day out of their jobs. In fact, being a nurse is a lifetime commitment of helping out anyone who is in need. What about an occupational therapist? Will you have to work as much as well? Although occupational therapists focus on a field of medicine, … [Read more...]

Overview Of Occupational Therapy Schools

Occupational Therapy Schools

If you want to become an occupational therapist, you have to earn a post-graduate degree. There is no other way. You can major in anatomy, physiology or sociology but you should pursue higher education after. Choosing the occupational therapy school is a huge decision. You have to look for an … [Read more...]

Occupational Therapy Licensing Requirements For States In Federal Region II

Occupational Therapist

It is a fact that becoming a licensed occupational therapist is no easy feat. Education, requirements, and documents have to be acquired in the course of your training. Many considerations have to be taken into account such as where you plan to practice or if you have plans on moving to a different … [Read more...]