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Careers in occupational therapy therapists, assistants and aides by Institute for Career Research

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Published by Institute for Career Research in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Occupational therapy services,
  • Occupational therapy assistants,
  • Vocational guidance,
  • Allied health personnel,
  • Occupational therapy,
  • Occupational Therapy,
  • Occupational therapists,
  • Rehabilitation,
  • Vocational Guidance

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesOccupational therapy :, Career as an occupational therapist :, Your career in occupational therapy
SeriesInstitute research -- no. 102, Careers -- no. 102.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC1041.I50 R102 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25542314M
ISBN 101585111023
ISBN 109781585111022
OCLC/WorldCa181102068

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