What are skills, salary of an occupational therapist assistant?

Degree and License. Ota's require two years of college and a state license. Salaries commensurate with experience and location in the $40k's.

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Are most occupational therapist assistants women?

Not in the. Hospital where I work. Don't go for stereotypes! Do what you want to do! Men make great nurses! Great physical therapists! Great occupational therapists! And great techs!

What does an occupational therapist do?

Hands, splints, adl. They do hand therapy, fabricate splints and evaluate and train for adl's.

What does an occupational therapist do (otr)?

OT. An ot helps people of all ages to improve their ability to perform tasks in their daily living & working environments. They help people with disabilities to improve their skills, such as motor functions & reasoning skills. Examples are using computers, cooking, dressing, eating, muscle strength, visual acuity, problem solving, etc.

Could an occupational therapist give any medicine?

Medication prescribe. Typically licensed practitioners who are able to prescribe medications if they are not physicians (M.Ds, D.Os, dentists, podiatrists etc,) are either licensed practical nurses or physician assistants. This varies depending on your jurisdiction, some requiring or not physician supervision typically from mds or dos. I have never heard of occupational or physical therapist prescribing medications.

Could you explain what is a occupational therapist?

A good therapist. A therapist that concentrates on upper extremity dysfunction and from occupational, sports, trauma, post surgical are able to supervise physical therapy and restore function in a safe manner also with spinal cord injury and stroke patients help with adaptive aids, exercise programs and restoration of function and family training for continuation after discharge.

What kind of work do you do as an occupational therapist?

OT. An ot helps people of all ages to improve their ability to perform tasks in their daily living & working environments. They help people with disabilities to improve their skills, such as motor functions & reasoning skills. Examples are using computers, cooking, dressing, eating, muscle strength, visual acuity, problem solving, etc.

Hello doctors, what does an occupational therapist do?

Upper extremity pt. Concentrates on upper extremity dysfunction and from occupational, sports, trauma, post surgical are able to supervise physical therapy and restore function in a safe manner also with spinal cord injury and stroke patients help with adaptive aids for feeding grooming etc.

How will an occupational therapist help me use my prosthesis?

For upper extremity. For upper extremity prosthesis an ot will be critical to help with adapting and training for functional use of the prosthesis. In the case of a lower extremity prosthesis there is a need to learn how to incorporate the use of the prosthesis with daily life activities such as bathing, dressing, cooking, home management and community reentry. In this case ot will generally work closely with pt.