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Occupational Therapy Assistant: A Visual Guide

Occupational therapy deals with patients of all ages and conditions to help them cope with a variety of physical and psychosocial challenges. There’s no condition, diagnosis, or therapeutic situation that occupational therapy doesn’t address.

Learn more about:

  • What OTAs do and how they make a difference in the lives of patients
  • How to become an OTA and what you can expect to make
  • What Ameritech’s OTA program looks like and how it prepares you for success

Ameritech: A recognized leader in Occupational Therapy Assistant education.

Founded in 1979, Ameritech College of Healthcare has built a reputation for producing skilled, successful and sought-after Occupational Therapy Assistants. We are home to a progressive, no-nonsense Occupational Therapy Assistant Program designed to help you succeed. Visit our Occupational Therapy Assistant Program page now to learn more about our flexible program and request info to see what Ameritech can do for you!

Ameritech: A recognized leader in Nursing education.

Founded in 1979, Ameritech College of Healthcare has built a reputation for producing skilled, successful and sought-after nurse graduates. We are home to Utah’s largest associate degree nursing program as well as a progressive, no-nonsense online RN to BSN Degree Completion Program designed for new nurses. Visit our RN to BSN program overview page now to learn more about our flexible, fixed-price program and request info to see if you qualify for a new nurse scholarship!

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How to Become a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in 3 Steps

If you’re looking for a career path that allows you to make a living by helping others, becoming a certified occupational therapy assistant (OTA) could be an ideal fit for you. Operating in a variety of settings, OTAs are healthcare professionals who work with clients of all ages and backgrounds to implement the hands-on treatment ...

Occupational therapy is a field dominated by women, but there are many important reasons why men should become OTAs.

10 Reasons Why Men Should Become OTAs

Though it’s an active, growing field, occupational therapy has struggled with gender diversity for years. Women have joined. Men haven’t. Female occupational therapy assistants do wonderful, important work, but the reality is no field can thrive if it’s completely one-sided in gender. We’ve already talked about the need for more OTAs in healthcare, but in ...

6 Careers for OTAs

6 Great OTA Career Opportunities

When an occupational therapy assistant (OTA) goes to work, each day is different. In fact, most places they work are unique, too. The nature of an OTA’s job requires that they teach the skills of daily living. You might think of an OTA working in a rehabilitation clinic or hospital, but these healthcare professionals can ...