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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. 


  • 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)