VA Medical Center Observation

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Although, my observation hours for the San Francisco VA Medical center are still in progress, I, thus far, have learned a tremendous amount about Occupational Therapy in an inpatient hospital setting. I am learning about different assessment tools and have had the opportunity to see some implemented. For example: the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MOCA). My supervising OT has taught me the different levels of assistance in therapy. She has also informed me of the information OTs need when conducting evaluations and the questions that need to be asked. In addition, I have learned about a variety of adaptive and assistive equipment in the hospital that are used in therapy such as sera lifts and ceiling lifts. I have become familiar with the