Level 2 Fieldwork Mini Series – Part 4 of 6 – Week 6: Halfway Through Fieldwork and Experiencing the Midterm Review

Episode Summary

The fieldwork rotation is a vital part of becoming an OT. Follow 2 students as they transition into occupational therapy practitioners. This is episode 4 of a 6 part mini-series.

Show Notes

It’s Midterm and Rachelle and Maya have completed 6 of their 12 weeks of fieldwork. Sarah reconnects with Rachelle and Maya to discuss details regarding the AOTA midterm evaluation and to get updates in regards to their current fieldwork experience. We’ll hear information about:

  • AOTA midterm evaluation
  • Communication with supervisors
  • Pros and cons of videotaping students during treatment sessions as a learning tool
  • Student’s progress towards becoming an entry-level practitioner
  • Challenge of incorporating occupation-based treatments
  • Documentation challenges and strategies to address them
  • Exposure to non-clinical roles as an occupational therapist
  • Advice for other students as they embark on Level II fieldwork experience
  • Effect of fieldwork experience on Rachelle and Maya’s future aspirations as occupational therapists

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