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100

Coordinated body movements involving the large muscle groups. A few activities requiring this skill include running, walking, hopping, climbing, throwing and jumping

What is gross motor skills?

100

Works with only children

What is pediatrics?

100

The acronym for this is AOTA

What is the American Occupational Therapy Association? 

100

The number of OT schools in Florida 

What is 8? 

100

The full name of USF's mascot

Who is Rocky D Bull? 

200

The sensory system that receives sensations of pressure, vibration, movement, temperature and pain, primarily through receptors in the skin.

What is the tactile system?

200

Works with clients in the water to help them increase mobility, coordination, and muscle tone

What is aquatic therapy? 

200

OT was founded in this year

What is 1917? 

200

Name 2 examples of prerequisites for OT grad school programs 

What is anatomy, physiology, psychology, sociology, statistics, medical terminology, etc. (any 2 accepted)

200

The 3 USF campuses are in these cities 

Where is Tampa, St. Pete and Sarasota?

300

The skilled use of one’s hands. It is the ability to move the hands and fingers in a smooth, precise and controlled manner. Fine motor control is essential for efficient handling of classroom tools and materials. It may also be referred to as dexterity

What are fine motor skills?

300

Cognitive assessment, sensory strategies, group process, therapeutic alliances, and socio-emotional skills

What is mental health? 

300

During this war is when OTs were established as reconstructive aides

What is World War I?

300

The 2 types of degrees you could obtain through grad school

What is masters or OTD?

300

The new president of USF

Who is Rhea Law? 

400

The unconscious awareness of sensations coming from one’s joints, muscles, tendons, and ligaments; the “position sense”.

What is proprioception? 

400

Working with wheelchairs, seating products, and other assistive machinery to help patients with disabilities

What is assistive technology?

400

US News and World Report in 2021 ranked OT as one of the best healthcare jobs. This was its ranking

What is #10? 

400

You need a minimum of this degree to be a practicing OT

What is a masters degree? 

400

USF was founded in this year

What is 1956? 

500

The multisensory experiences that one normally seeks on a daily basis to satisfy one’s sensory appetite; a planned and scheduled activity program that an occupational therapist develops to help a person become more self-regulated.

What is a sensory diet?

500

Uses horses for OT

What is hippotherapy? 

500

This is the approximate percentage of women who are OTs 

What is 92%?

500

The number of OT schools in the US

What is 413? 

500

The 2021-2022 ranking of USF compared to other FL Public schools 

What is #1? 

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