For ease of access, this episode starts with a grounding meditation led by Reyna Puentes that was featured in Part 1. Join Ana and Amy as they finish their interview with Reyna and explore more strategies for managing anxiety during a test and with daily life. Thank you so much for joining us again! We are glad you're here.
Occupation Station is very excited to welcome back Reyna Puentes to the pod. She joins Ana and Amy as they prepare to take their NBCOT exam in two weeks. The three discuss anxiety, stress, and strategies to work through it before and during the test. Join at 31:00 for a guided mindfulness technique to use during your test!
Part 2 will be posted next week! Keep an eye out on social media or subscribe on whichever platform you use!
In this episode, Ana and Amy sit down with their friend Laurie to talk about her process of getting diagnosed and managing Lupus. They cover doctors visits, work-life balance, flare- ups and everything in between!
In this episode, Ana and Amy are quarantining AGAIN (yes, we know). Find out why and how we're coping with it for the second time!
Keep listening for some great advice on graduating as well as preparing for and starting fieldwork in the midst of a pandemic.
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)!
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!
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!
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
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.
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.