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Occupational Therapists (OT)

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Test and evaluate patients' physical and mental abilities and analyze medical data to determine rehabilitation goals for patient. Select and recommend activities that will help individuals learn work and life-management skills consistent with their needs and capabilities. Help clients improve decision making, abstract reasoning, memory, sequencing, coordination and perceptual skills using computer programs. Consult with rehabilitation team to select activity programs and coordinate with other therapeutic activities. Record prognosis, treatment, response and progress in patient's chart or computer.

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