The Occupation Station

The Occupation Station

By Occupation Station
Occupation Station is podcast created by two Occupational Therapy students that aim to explore a variety of topics through the OT lens.
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The Occupation of Surviving Fieldwork Part 3
Get inspired to be someone's doorknob!  In preparation for level 2 fieldwork, Ana & Amy read responses from occupational therapists who have experience as clinical instructors. They ask about advice, how to prepare, and the clinical instructor's expectations for fieldwork.  We hear feedback from Dr. Matthew Geddie, Dr. Laurie Stelter, Molly Setliff, Irene Winkler, and Sarah Putt (From OT4Lyfe)!
30:38
May 28, 2020
The Occupation of Netflix and Chilling
Ana and Amy take you on a journey through their current watch list! The girls sit down and dissect what they've been watching recently and discuss how it relates to Occupational Therapy. Skip ahead to 41:04 for a surprise visit from our Podfather!
41:13
May 4, 2020
The Occupation of Surviving Fieldwork Part 2
In this episode, Ana and Amy read the stories and experiences of other occupational therapy students in their fieldwork. This weeks favorite occupations include a super sick podcast and peace inducing TV shows!
25:53
February 17, 2020
The Occupation of Surviving Fieldwork: Part I
Ana & Amy sit down and recap their final level I fieldwork experiences! They discuss settings, the interprofessional team, highlights and challenges.
34:18
January 29, 2020
The Occupation of Caring
Ana & Amy talk about working with the Dementia and Alzheimer disease population. 8:02: Interview with Molly Setliff, OTR about her experience with this population, why we should care about them, and some tools for working with them.39:12: Ana and Amy reflect and talk about soup and word searches
58:14
December 30, 2019
The Occupation of Being Globally Minded
In this episode, Ana and Amy interview Dr. Karen Aranha, OTR, about what it means to be globally minded and why it is important for our profession7:06- Dr. Aranha talks about her journey as an OT here in the states and in Zimbabwe, her early years as an OT, and what we can do as students and clinicians to be more globally minded53:16- A&A recap the episode and discuss CEUs, Energy Eggs, Cardi B, and of course, Juno.
1:07:04
December 1, 2019
The Occupation of Using Assistive Technology
In this episode, Amy and Ana discuss what assistive technology is and why it matters. We interview Dr. Douglas Dendy and ask him questions about ADA and why it is important as clinicians to be familiar with the ins and outs of assistive technology.
1:02:04
November 15, 2019
The Occupation of Motivational Interviewing
In this episode, Amy interviews Reyna Puentes, a certified trainer in Motivational Interviewing, and then Amy and Ana chat about it.
50:42
September 27, 2019
The Occupation of Seeing Part II
Ana and Amy interview their good friend, Morgan to chat about her experience with Pars Planitis (aka Intermediate Uveitis).
45:22
September 27, 2019
The Occupation of Seeing Part I
Ana and Amy explore the sensory system of vision- what is it and how does it work?
37:12
September 24, 2019
Intro to Occupation Station
In this episode, Ana and Amy cover what Occupational Therapy is and Amy interviews, pediatric OT, Irene Winkler, OTR, who is based in southern California.
35:20
September 24, 2019