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

Is Occupational Therapy Assistant a Good Career Choice? It Depends.


The question may be straightforward, but the answer to is occupational therapy assistant a good career choice? is not a simple yes or no. It depends on the type of person and what you’re looking for. OTA is not for everyone; you need good people skills, a mind for . . .

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Categories: OTA Field

Occupational Therapy and Yoga Is a Powerful Combination


Finding a career that makes you happy is about finding a job where you can incorporate your interests.

For those who enjoy exercising and leading a generally healthy lifestyle, choosing a career in occupational therapy allows you to do what you love while making a difference. But how? You can . . .

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Categories: Healthcare Career Options, OTA Inspiration

[Quiz] What Is an Occupational Therapy Assistant?


In the health care field, many know the essential role the occupational therapy field plays in helping patients live life to the fullest. Outside of the health care field, not many know about the imperative work occupational therapists do. You may wonder, what is an occupational therapy assistant and what . . .

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Categories: OTA Field

Is Online Education Right for You?


Online learning can seem intimidating at first glance. However, each and every student can benefit from online learning. If you are struggling to answer the question “is online education right for you,” take a look at how students of all learning styles can benefit from online learning.

Determine your online . . .

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Categories: OTA Online Program

How Has Occupational Therapy Changed Over the Years?


History of the Occupational Therapy Field
The occupational therapy field was not created overnight. OT, as we know and understand it today, has been evolving for centuries. While occupational therapy originally began as a method to treat the mentally ill, OT transformed into a field that helps people live their . . .

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Categories: OTA Field

Why You Should Choose a Career in the Medical Field


Few industries over the past century have seen the kind of consistent increases in demand and job opportunities that healthcare has seen. If we were giving a short answer, demand could sum up why you should choose a career in the medical field. Today, the US health care industry is . . .

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Categories: Alternative Nursing Jobs, Healthcare Career Options, OTA Online Program

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Occupational Therapy


Working in the occupational therapy field can be one of the most rewarding careers out there. You are constantly helping your patients improve their lives. However, like any other career, there is always some less-glamorous details that you should be aware of. Today our guest blogger shares the good . . .

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Categories: Become an Occupational Therapy Assistant, OTA Field, OTA Inspiration, Talking with an OT

3 Lesser Known Career Options in the Healthcare Industry


Amy Poehler wrote, “I think we should stop asking people in their 20s what they ‘want to do’ and start asking them what they don’t want to do. Instead of asking students to ‘declare their major’ we should ask students to ‘list what they will do anything to avoid . . .

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Categories: Alternative Nursing Jobs, Healthcare Career Options, OTA Field, OTA Online Program

10 Things You Might Not Know about Working in the Healthcare Field


A desire for working in the healthcare field is extremely admirable. However, this line of work is not for everyone.

Before you jump into the healthcare industry, do your research so you can make an informed decision. Here are 10 things you might not know about working in the healthcare . . .

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Categories: Alternative Nursing Jobs, Healthcare Career Options, OTA Field, Talking with an OT

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