Presentation on theme: "By: Qua Hill. An Occupational Therapists treat injured, ill, or disable patients through therapeutic use of everyday activities Therapists teach patients."— Presentation transcript:
An Occupational Therapists treat injured, ill, or disable patients through therapeutic use of everyday activities Therapists teach patients how to use the appropriate adaptive equipment, such as leg braces, wheelchairs, and eating aids.
Observe patients doing tasks and review their medical history. Evaluate a patient’s condition and needs. Educate a patient’s family and employer about how to accommodate and care for the patient. Recommend special equipment and instruct the patient how to use that equipment. Assess and record the patients’ activities and progress for the patient evaluations, for billing, and for reporting to physicians and other healthcare providers. They work for mental health settings where they help patients who suffer development disabilities.
A therapist spend a lot of time on their feet while working with patients. They are also required to lift and move patients heavy equipment.
You will need a master’s and doctoral programs require at least 24 weeks of supervised fieldwork. No it does not have co-op programs recommended. Health Care
The median annual wage for occupational therapist was $75,400 in May 2012.
My career is projected to grow from 2012-2022 by 29%. You will have to stem from patients with autism spectrum disorder.
A similar occupation would be an Athletic Trainer and Exercise Physiologists.
Physical Therapist/ Occupational Therapist- Home Health It is a full-time job.
Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists for home health therapy visits primarily in Chicago. You will need a current Occupational Therapy License in the State of Illinois, graduated from an accredited college or university with a degree in Occupational Therapy.