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Occupational Therapist

markeoj16 July 17, 2019

Description: Occupational Therapists (OTs) treat injured or disabled patients through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. Their goal is to help patients improve the skills needed for daily living and working. 

Duties:

  • Review patients' medical histories, ask questions, and observe patients doing tasks
  • Evaluate patients' condition
  • Create a treatment plan with goals and activities to achieve them
  • Demonstrate exercises and activities
  • Evaluate patients' home and workplace and offer suggestions for improvement
  • Educate patients and their families on the management of their condition
  • Maintain detailed records

Interested in becoming an Occupational Therapist? Click here for more information.

(Source: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/occupational-therapists.htm)