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  • Researching Carpal Tunnel

    As I prepare my presentation for fieldwork I am finding some surprising results. I have never read the research on Carpal Tunnel I always assumed the OTR who was supervising me had read the research. As I go through it all the main conclusion I have is, we need more research. Very few treatment approaches had sufficient research to ''prove'' their ...
  • Educating Nursing

    The final paper is due for my research project this week and it is a huge weight off my mind to finally have it done. My group and I are in the final proofreading before our meeting with our professor. I am excited to turn it in and discuss the results, overall we had a positive finding. We found that by providing an educational presentation about ...
  • In the midst of Research

    Continue the research on educating nursing students on the role of occupational therapy. This week I did my survey and presentation and it went well. I am so excited to get into analyzing the data.On the first look it appears our presentations are a small step in changing the stereotypes nurses have about occupational therapy. As excited as I am ...
    Posted to Putting it into Practice: OT Student Blog (Weblog) on January 30, 2012
  • Research is all I think about

    I can't believe how engrossed I am in the research process this quarter. In previous quarter's I did the assignments to get them done to pass the class and move on in the program. This quarter I can not wait to see the results, I want to skip over the literature review and get right into coding data. Incase you didn't read my first blog about ...
    Posted to Putting it into Practice: OT Student Blog (Weblog) on January 16, 2012
  • More research

    And so begins our final quarter of coursework before fieldwork and it is the last in a series of four focused on research. This quarter my group and I are researching the level of education Nursing students have about Occupational Therapy and then educating them on anything lacking. So far we have planned to survey students who have completed two ...
    Posted to Putting it into Practice: OT Student Blog (Weblog) on December 27, 2011
  • A Sad and Frustrating Day

    Today was such a sad day for me. Today was supposed to be the day of my orientation for my OTA class. The one that helped me achieve my dreams of becoming an Occupational Therapist.  You know, the one that had me start on this blogging adventure with my two fellow student bloggers. Instead, I had to make the dreaded phone call to the director ...