Pros and Cons of Transitioning from COTA to OTR

Pros and Cons of Transitioning from COTA to OTR

In this episode of the Seniors Flourish Podcast, we will be talking about if going from COTA to OTR is right for you. Lot’s of pros and cons – get out your paper and start writing them down!

Anything you would love to add – leave us a comment!

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Resources From the Show: 

Article: Should You Transition From COTA to OTR? The Pros and Cons of Making The Leap

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4 thoughts on “Pros and Cons of Transitioning from COTA to OTR”

  1. I thoroughly enjoyed this episode as I am currently a practicing COTA in an MSOT bridge program. Prior to beginning the program, I listed a few of the similar pros and cons. I feel that having been a COTA of four years has enhanced my learning experience in the bridge program. I have loved being a COTA but I was ready to gain autonomy and expand my knowledge in a profession that I love. The bridge program allows me to continue working fulltime as a COTA. Therefore, I can learn a new concept in class on the week and turn around and apply it in practice the next week.
    I would be more than happy to share my experience and journey with other undecided clinicians as I was once in their shoes!

    1. Mandy Chamberlain MOTR/L

      I think being a COTA prior to OTR would bring such an amazing learning experience while going through the program!

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