The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy

is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal with a mission to publish high quality articles that focus on applied research, practice, and education in the occupational therapy profession.
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Current Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1 (2023) Winter 2023

Letter from the Editor

Applied Research


Predictors of Hospital Readmissions for People with Chronic Conditions
Melanie Morriss Tkach, Patricia Bowyer, Marsha Neville, Timothy J. Wolf, and Gerald Goodman


A Survey of Universal Design at Museums: Current Industry Practice and Perceptions
Jennifer K. Fortuna, Kayleigh Thomas, Jenna Asper, Laura Matney, Kyra Chase, Stephanie Ogren, and Julia VanderMolen


Rest and Sleep Patterns and Activities of Residents in Long-term Care Facilities: A Descriptive Study
Pei-Fen Chang, Kai-Lai Tsai, Clarissa Richard, Harriett A. Davidson, and Gayle Hersch


A Scoping Review of Occupation-based Interventions for Women with Breast Cancer
Whitney Lucas Molitor, Erika Clark, and Brittney Moser

Topics in Education


Implementation of a Human Trafficking Educational Module for College Students: Pre/Post Design
Kristen Hill, Patti T. Calk, Erin Bradley, Ross E. Hunt, Maria C. Lauer, Danielle R. Lee, Casi E. Martin, and Christy M. Stillwell

Opinions in the Profession

Occupation and the Artist


Diane Powers Dirette, PhD, OTL, FAOTA
Managing Editor
Nancy Hock, Ph.D., OTRL, CHT
Associate Editor
Allison Chamberlain Miller, MS, OTR/L
Copy Editor
Cynthia J. Cunningham, PhD
Art Editor
Jennifer Fortuna, PhD, OTR/L
Assistant Copy Editor
Aditi Tuell, MS, OTR/L, CHT, CLT

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Occupation and the Artist

The “Occupation and the Artist” section of OJOT highlights the use of art in the practice of OT and in the occupations of both consumers of OT services and its practitioners. Click here to explore this unique feature of OJOT.

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