Reflection On Occupational Therapy Assisting

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To get into the Occupational Therapy Assisting program at Rhodes State you have to job shadow 40 hours in two different clinical settings. For my first clinical hours I was job shadowing at a nursing home that had an Alzheimer's wing. A patient we had came from that wing and was acting out. The patient kept telling us that she was going home today, when he or she was never going to go home. He or she kept threatening to walk home, which was over an hour away, if we would not like him or her go. He or she was on a NuStep machine that had a display board on it with numbers. He or she kept telling everyone to come over and read it for him or her. He or she would not stop asking about it so a therapist put blanket over the display. That was
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