Occupational Therapy is a Career Like Physical Therapy

 

Do you have a desire to help others live life to the fullest, but you also need a job that can fit your lifestyle? If you’re looking for a career like physical therapy, you might consider a career in occupational therapy as an occupational therapy assistant.

Often confused with . . .

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Categories: Become an Occupational Therapy Assistant, Healthcare Career Options

OT Month Shout-out: 6 Ways Occupational Therapy Changes Lives

 

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While occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants make a difference 365 days a year, the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. uses April, which they designated OT Month in 1980, to celebrate the vitally important roles these professionals play in society.

Offering specialized therapeutic support to people of all ages, OT . . .

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Categories: OTA Field, OTA Inspiration

Flexible Medical Careers: How OTA Compares to ADN

 

Finding the perfect flexible medical career can be tough. How do you know which career path will be right for you? If you’re looking to break into the health care field, you may not know which associate degree program will best fit into your busy life. Should you pursue . . .

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Categories: Accelerated Associates Degree, Healthcare Career Options

Benefits of Being an Occupational Therapist: Feeling Joy in My Career

 

Sometimes, the dream career isn’t what you expected it to be. It could be because you aren’t happy in a setting, or you are having difficulty with the work environment. But that doesn’t mean you made the wrong career choice completely.

Nikki, our OT guest blogger, shares . . .

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Categories: Talking with an OT

Occupational Therapy Assistant is #1 Health Care Support Career

 

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According to US News & World Report’s 2016 Best Health Care Support Jobs list, occupational therapy assistant is the number one career choice for those looking to start their health care career.
Why is OTA the #1 Job?
The US News & World Report takes into account a few . . .

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Categories: Become an Occupational Therapy Assistant, Healthcare Career Options

Break Into Health Care as an Occupational Therapy Assistant

 

Break into health care with St. Catherine's online OTA program

Have you always felt that health care is the field you need to be in, but you’re unsure how to get there? Are you a creative person who likes helping people, but can’t stand the sight of blood?

Break into health care field as an occupational therapy assistant . . .

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Categories: Become an Occupational Therapy Assistant, Healthcare Career Options, OTA Field, OTA Inspiration, OTA Online Program, St. Catherine University Reviews

Occupational Therapy Activity Ideas: OT Gets Creative

 

Occupational Therapy Activity Ideas: OT Gets Creative

Many think occupational therapy only treats the wounded or elderly, when in fact occupational therapy treats people of all ages and from all walks of life. These three creative occupational therapy activity ideas should give you a sense of how vast the opportunities are with this health care career.

Occupational . . .

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Why I Chose to Become an OTA through St. Catherine University

 

Marie knew she wanted to be an occupational therapy assistant; she’d shadowed an occupational therapist at a hospital and was interested in the occupational therapy field. The problem was that she couldn’t find a program or school for occupational therapy that offered OTA.

Instead, Marie went to massage . . .

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Categories: Become an Occupational Therapy Assistant, OTA Field, OTA Fieldwork, OTA Online Program, St. Catherine University Reviews

Medical Associate Degree Programs: OTA vs. Medical Assistant

 

If you’re looking to break into the medical field, you might be looking at a variety of medical associate degree programs and wondering, “Which medical associate degree program is right for me?”

Before deciding which medical associate degree program to pursue you’ll want to consider the career growth . . .

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Categories: Alternative Nursing Jobs, Healthcare Career Options

Online Health Care Associate Degrees Are Rarely 100% Online

 

Online education is convenient for those looking to pursue a degree without much disruption in their current day-to-day life. Because online learning is flexible format and allows students to complete coursework at any time of the day or night, it is an attractive option to many. However, if . . .

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Categories: Become an Occupational Therapy Assistant, Healthcare Career Options, OTA Fieldwork

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