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What is an occupational therapy internship abroad?
An occupational therapy internship abroad is a clinical placement done in the developing world in a low-resource hospital. You檒l see a big difference between local healthcare systems and what you檝e seen back home. You檒l see practices you might never have encountered before ?paraffin therapy for example.
Can I travel with my professional occupational therapy degree?
As long as you have started your professional occupational therapy degree you are eligible. You can also travel if you are already graduated.
How hard is it to get into occupational therapy school?
Getting into occupational therapy school is hard. I can speak for occupational therapy assistant (OTA) programs. But as someone who has experienced the stresses of applying to OT school, I can tell you: Master and Doctorate programs are very competitive.
What is the future of occupational therapy?
Occupational therapy will continue to be an important part of treatment for people with various illnesses and disabilities, such as Alzheimer disease, cerebral palsy, autism, or the loss of a limb. Occupational therapy is a graduate-entry profession.