OT Daily Notes Do NOT Need to be Long to be COMPLETE
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OT Daily Notes Do NOT Need to be Long to be COMPLETE

Most OTs think that occupational therapy documentation daily notes need to be LONG to be COMPLETE but that might be the biggest myth in healthcare. I understand why. We learned in school you must document everything you did during a session in your daily notes.  And many times pediatric occupational therapists do A LOT during each session. Especially when…

How to Become a Pediatric Occupational Therapist
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How to Become a Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Occupational therapy involves working hands-on helping different patients to get back to or learning everyday tasks or “occupations”. OTs help individuals of all ages develop, recover, or maintain the skills needed to complete daily living and work activities. Pediatric occupational therapists specifically work with children under the age 18 in many varied settings. Many are…

What’s the Difference Between Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy?
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What’s the Difference Between Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy?

What are the differences between occupational therapy and physical therapy? Let’s explore the differences. Occupational therapy and physical therapy are often confused. In many healthcare settings, they work on similar skills, but from different perspectives. Both professions require a strong academic background. OT requires a master’s degree and physical therapy requires a doctorate degree. Both…