Archives of Occupational Therapy Volume 1

Archives of Occupational Therapy Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: Phipps Clinic the principal of the Nurses Training School established then, and I think it is still carried on, the necessity of each student nurse spending a period of time in the department of occupational therapy not necessarily being instructed in the crafts we were using, but rather getting a bird's eye view, as it were, of what occupational therapists were trying to accomplish. I want to tell you of the fine spirit we had there: there never was a nurse, that I can recall, who did not come back to the department in her time off duty and volunteer her services in the department of occupational therapy. I think that is a concrete tribute to the high interest of nurses, as they did not have much time; they were more or less overworked, and it established our work and they spent time there just as they spent it in any other laboratory, or any other special department. It was fine. Now, is there some one else? Miss M ontgmnery: In our shop in the metal work and jewelry we invite all the student nurses and all the nurses connected with the hospital and welcome them in there during spare time. We do it to make them understand the work of the occupational therapist, having to help them to get the patients before going into the shop. We do wish to let the idea permeate the entire hospital, that through them she will help her own work with the patient. We have a great many of the nurses who go in during spare time and we show them quite a little bit, and they like to learn. Mrs. Tompkins: In the Chicago State Hospital, we have a training school with the hospital work where pupils remain for a period of four months.-One month of that period is spent in the occupational department. When the occupational aide is there to give more

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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236959973
  • 9781236959973