Occupational Therapy and COVID-19
ASPR TRACIE. (2021). Occupational Therapy and COVID-19.
The goal of occupational therapy is to be able to get patients back to where they want to be, via a mix of physical rehabilitation, cognitive activity analysis, and improving safety, function, and independence. ASPR TRACIE interviewed Jamie Wilcox, OTD, OTR/L, Kelsey Peterson, OTD, OTR/L, Neuro-IFRAH® Certified, and Carnie Lewis, OTD, OTR/L, Neuro-IFRAH® Certified, who work in acute care settings at the Keck Medical Center of the University of Southern California to learn more about the impact the COVID-19 pandemic had on their jobs. Heather Parsons, the Vice President of Federal Affairs for the American Occupational Therapy Association, also participated in the interview.