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Occupational Therapist Therapy Healthcare
 
Description    
Occupational therapists (OTs) use many techniques to help people learn or re-learn to carry out the occupations of daily life such as eating, dressing, writing, cooking, going to work, being a student, and doing the other things people want to do. They work with people whose functioning is impaired by physical or mental illness or injury, old age, or developmental disabilities. OTs evaluate functional skills, train people to do things such as dress or drive a car in a new way, identify barriers to meaningful activities, and help people adapt activities or use adaptive equipment to help their clients achieve self-sufficiency. OTs often work with other therapists and health professionals as members of a treatment team
     
Annual Pay Education Needed Where to Get Education
$42,000-$70,000 Bachelor's or Master's required for eligibility for national certifying exam UNCG-JSNN (PRE), WFU (BS, MS), WSSU (BS, MSOT)
     
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Full professors Job Family: Medical Educator Cluster: Healthcare
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OT/PT/RT and other speciality instructors Job Family: Medical Educator Cluster: Healthcare
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Education offered at: UNCG-JSNN (MSN, Cert), WSSU (MSN)
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