Best States for Occupational Therapists
Jul19

Best States for Occupational Therapists

Occupational therapists work with patients to facilitate recovery in various capacities. However, the setting in which occupational therapists do this can vary greatly by facility and region. While there are countless factors affecting each unique situation, below is our list of the best states for occupational therapists. This ranking is primarily based upon salary, cost of living, and job opportunity but location and availability of...

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Allied Travel Tips and Tricks
Jun24

Allied Travel Tips and Tricks

Allied travel is all about what you pack — or maybe what you don’t. Between the vast differences in climate and weather across the nation, preparing for your next assignment takes care and a little research to get it just right. Planning ahead is perhaps the single most important aspect of traveling, although over-planning and packing may only hold you back. Looking Forward to Allied Travel As with any degree of relocating yourself,...

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Allied Health: Is Selectivity leading to Shortages?
Apr29

Allied Health: Is Selectivity leading to Shortages?

When it comes to allied health careers, there is no shortage of job opportunities in the United States. For example, occupational therapists have an expected growth of 29 percent in the next ten years, while physical therapists’ outlook is upward of 35 percent, and both COTAs and PTAs have an expected growth of about 30 percent. These numbers are enough to persuade any recent high school graduate to begin the path toward an...

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Top 10 Destinations for Occupational Therapists
Mar08

Top 10 Destinations for Occupational Therapists

As more people require personalized plans to help them rehabilitate into tip-top shape, the need for occupational therapists is growing across the country. Designed around the specific needs of the client, occupational therapy is a booming industry, especially for travel OT assignments. Whether you’re experiencing a case of wanderlust or simply are looking for a new place to call home, we’ve put together the top 10 most...

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7 Foods to Avoid While Traveling
Jun16

7 Foods to Avoid While Traveling

When you’re a jetsetter, food is one of the most amazing parts of the trip (at least for me anyway.) But, when you’re constantly bopping around from place to place there’s a lot of obstacles that can end up making us sick, messing up our beach bodies, or just simply a waste of time or money when we could be sinking our teeth into something that actually is worth writing home about. Although sampling new savory dishes...

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What Kind of OT Should You Be?
May26

What Kind of OT Should You Be?

So you want to help people through occupational therapy? How do you know what specialty suits your particular interests? Well, consider whether you would want to help children or elderly, injured or handicapped, in their home or at a school, etc. Geriatrics For OTs that have a desire to help older adults, the field of geriatrics might just be what you’re looking for in your career. Whether it be basic tasks like dressing,...

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