O C C U P A T I O N A L | T H E R A P Y

Occupational therapy is a broad and diverse field. I have finished my undergraduate studies and my first level 1 fieldwork setting. I am currently taking a break between fieldwork settings due to pregnancy but I will share my OT tips as a student here!

How I Handled Being Pregnant During a Clinical Rotation

My first clinical rotation was at a rural hospital in northern Idaho. Because it was so small, the occupational therapists there were involved in every setting- acute, outpatient, pediatrics, and hand therapy. I was 16 weeks pregnant when I started my rotation and barely showing. Our clinical rotations are 3 months long, and when I…

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