OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY INTERNATIONAL FIELDWORK: Exploration of Student Perceptions and Implications for Planning

Abstract: Increasing numbers of Canadian occupational therapy (OT) students participate in fieldwork in low and middle-income countries during professional training. There are a few studies investigating the perceived benefits and challenges of international fieldwork (IFW). The aim of this study was to better understand the learning experiences during international fieldwork from students’ perspectives. 11 practicing occupational therapists who had completed an IFW experience […]