I’m an OT student currently doing an MSc pre-reg at Brunel university.
I’ve just had my first placement, and I’m very unsure if OT is for me and worrying a bit about it.
My placement was in a community team and a lot of it felt like social care. There’s a lot less anatomy and medical learning that I had hoped, and we barely learn anything medical on the actual course, which I really wasn’t expecting.
So I wanted to ask, is there anyone else that has felt like this? Is there an area of OT that is a bit more medical and requires more knowledge in anatomy?
If so, what areas are there? I’ve been thinking that trauma and ortho might be better as it requires MSK knowledge? But this is just me speculating.
Any advice/help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for reading.