Supporting the occupational therapists of the future!

In a few days, the facility that I work out will go on holiday break similar to the school holidays. This means that in this next week, I will be wrapping up my final evaluations for all of my placement students. This semester in particular, I have had the opportunity to be a preceptor forContinue reading “Supporting the occupational therapists of the future!”

Exploring OT and OTA collaboration in the field

If you have read my blog post before, you know I am an occupational therapist and a preceptor to placement students. At my full-time job I take students who are in occupational therapy, and the occupational therapy assistant program, personal support workers, and recreational therapist. We also have students from other disciplines who do placementContinue reading “Exploring OT and OTA collaboration in the field”

Simple self care tonight

It’s been a TRANSITION to go from a week of vacation back to a super busy week at work, and at the end of yesterday I was exhausted. As a preceptor to college and university students in the healthcare field, I try to focus a lot on self care as a professional. This week, toContinue reading “Simple self care tonight”

Conversation starter: How can you be the best Occupational Therapy placement supervisor?

This past year, I had the pleasure of becoming a placement supervisor to Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant students. Yes I said it, the pleasure of … as much as it is an extra role on my plate, I LOVE mentoring placement students. As a child I always wanted to be a teacher, andContinue reading “Conversation starter: How can you be the best Occupational Therapy placement supervisor?”

Controversial opinion: COVID quarantine taught me how to be ok without being productive… I’ve learned how to relax