My classmates and I have begun our first Level 1 occupational therapy fieldwork experiences. In our occupational therapy doctorate program (OTD), we have to go through three “Level I” placements and two “Level II” placements prior to completing the program. We are on our first psychosocial rotations and have been placed at some of our […]
Empathy and Sympathy: What Exactly is the Difference ?
Not only in the healthcare profession is it important to know the difference between empathy and sympathy and when to use them, but it’s also beneficial to know the differences while engaging in everyday conversations. First, it can be useful to know the definitions of both words, before placing them into any sort of context. The […]