Occupational Therapy Program


Study finds OT is only spending category to lower hospital readmission rates

An independent study published in Medical Care Research and Review found that "occupational therapy is the only spending category where additional hospital spending has a statistically significant association with lower readmission rates" for the three health conditions studied: heart failure, pneumonia, and acute myocardial infarction.
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Grad School Information Sessions at USM

The recent graduate school information session was a success! For students contemplating graduate school, this is a great resource as representatives from all of USM's graduate programs are in attendance. The next info session will be held on October 25th at 2pm on the Gorham campus.

Occupational Therapy Ranked 9th in the Forbes Best Jobs for 2015

Of the top 200 best-rated jobs in the U.S., Occupational Therapists came in at number 9.
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April is OT Month!

Occupational Therapy Month began in 1980. It is in April to correspond with AOTA's Annual Conference & Expo.
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Attending USM for the Master’s in Occupational Therapy program was the best academic decision I could have made...

This program helped me to understand that my skills will never be perfect and I will never know all the answers in this career field; however I do know that I have the tools and skills necessary to find the answers to any problem that may arise during my career as an OT.
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A student comment on preparedness for the OT field.

Preparing and presenting this inservice felt very natural to me, and I believe I have the MOT program to thank for this....