Occupational therapy is one of the most critical professions for helping people recover from a variety of health problems. This growing, diverse career is needed in various practice areas and settings – hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation facilities, and more. Not only is … Continue reading The Occupational Therapy Assistant Job Description: What You Can Expect
If you are considering a healthcare career, specifically one in occupational therapy, there’s no doubt you’ve heard the acronym “COTA” before. COTA is an easy way to say, “Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant,” which is one of the most essential and … Continue reading What are COTA Programs & Why Are They Important?
Goodwin College is one of a select group of institutions across the nation chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to receive a grant in the amount of $10,302 to implement an “Intergenerational Connections: Students Serving Older Adults” program. … Continue reading Goodwin College Selected To Receive CIC Intergenerational Connections Grant
April is Occupational Therapy month! Let’s take a moment to celebrate this vital occupation that helps to improve the lives of patients of all types! Occupational Therapy Month began in 1980. It is in April to correspond with AOTA’s Annual Conference … Continue reading April is Occupational Therapy Month!
Looking for a great job in an in-demand medical field? One that’s in-demand, on-the-rise, and will give you a sense of satisfaction as you help people reclaim their lives? Then a job as an occupational therapy assistant could be right … Continue reading Salary Information for Occupational Therapy Assistants
Are you considering attending a physical therapist assistant school? You may want to consider pursuing a career as an occupational therapy assistant instead! Like any healthcare profession, occupational therapy assistant jobs are on the rise. But according to the U.S. … Continue reading Considering Physical Therapist Assistant School?
On December 19, Goodwin Occupational Therapy Assistant clinical instructor Cynthia Andisio and two of her students, Christina Rodino and Adam Arrowsmith, attended a recognition event at the Lyceum in Hartford honoring Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy for his role in co-authoring … Continue reading OTA Students Attend Landmark Healthcare Event
Healthcare is by far one of the top thriving fields today. So much, in fact, that experts predict healthcare will quickly become the largest employment sector of the United States economy. Within a decade, over 2.3 million jobs will become … Continue reading 7 Reasons to Pursue a Healthcare Education Today
Are you considering becoming an OT or OTA? Occupational therapy is an up-and-coming, rewarding field full of opportunity for compassionate individuals interested in a healthcare career. Occupational therapy practitioners are everyday heroes in the medical field — they are trained … Continue reading OT vs. OTA: Which Occupational Therapy Career is Right for You?
The demand for healthcare professionals is increasing at rapid rates, with a projected 2.3 million job openings by the year 2024. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “The healthcare and social assistance major sector is expected to become the … Continue reading Find the Right Career Path in Health Care
Deanne Anderson, Director of Goodwin’s Occupational Therapy Assistant program, was honored a Health Care Hero in CT. Read about her impact at Goodwin College. Continue reading Goodwin OTA Director Recognized a Health Care Hero
Take your caring nature to the next level with a degree or certificate designed for people just like you at Goodwin College! Continue reading Make Your Mark as a Caregiver
Interprofessional collaboration is a partnership between a team of healthcare providers that allows for a synergistic influence of knowledge and skill to make decisions regarding health issues and improve patient outcomes. Goodwin’s nursing students and faculty along with the Occupational … Continue reading Nursing and Occupational Therapy Assistant Students Working Together For Common Cause