Jelena, 23 years old, studies Occupational Therapy (grade 4) at ZUYD Hogeschool in Heerlen. She and a friend of hers, Lea Gnida, went to Switzerland to do an internship. They were both looking very forward to their trip to Switzerland. They worked as interns in a rehabilitation centre in Valens, a small village on top of a mountain with a height of about 1000 meters. The rehabilitation centre was located in a large building where a lot of people from different backgrounds are working. In this centre work a lot of different specialized teams such as: occupational therapists, physiotherapists, creative therapists, music therapists, equine therapists, speech therapists, nurses, and doctors. The first three days of the internship were mainly to get to know the rehabilitation centre and to get familiar with their treatment plans. After those three days Jelena was made fully responsible for her own clients and work. Especially in the beginning she found this very difficult. She was not used to work all by herself because she had never been put in a situation like this during her previous internships.Continue reading
As SPOTeurope develops there will be a few role changes and a lot more opportunities for YOU to become involved in sharing your experiences!
See below for an update from each of the SPOT board members:
(more info on each member can be found on The Board page)Continue reading
Hi, I’m Natalie 🙂 The new blogger for SPOTeurope!Continue reading
Hi everyone! This blog aims to keep you up to date about SPOTeurope board activities. We know that our roles may be sometimes unclear, then here’s what we have done recently and a few words about our plans.
If you want to learn more about each member of the board check our About/The Board section.Continue reading
Published by Maurane, on behalf of authors Abigail Darko, Jenny Hong, & Fatema Virani from Brunel University London, United KingdomContinue reading
Written by Maurane, with Nolwenn and Sarah, on behalf of ATEEC.
A concert for the benefit of hospitalized children
On Friday May, 18th, the OT students association of Tours, France, organized a charity concert in a café concert named Les 3 Orfèvres. This concert took place as part of the action of Ampli Mutuelle, a health mutual, named Nez pour Sourire, for the organization Le Rire Médecin.Continue reading
Published by Maurane, on behalf of authors First Year Occupational Therapy Students from Turku University of Applied Sciences, Finland.Continue reading
Hi everyone, Maurane’s speaking ! Today I’m going to tell you about this amazing experience I’ve had last year : my international occupational therapy fieldwork placement in Trois-Rivières, QC, Canada.Continue reading
If you haven’t heard of OT24Vx you’re in for a treat! Well what is it you ask me? I’ll quote the website and let them explain:Continue reading
On Twitter right now is the #31dayOTchallenge.
It is originally a challenge set up by the Canadian occupational therapy association, but you can join in no problem!
The goal here is to talk to someone about OT for every day of the month october! Spread the word!