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All of us USC Occupational Therapy students have to complete a two-week fieldwork experience this spring semester.   I’ll be doing mine at a skilled nursing facility, caring for the elderly…in Hawaii.  I arrived in paradise this afternoon, where I’ll be staying with my dear friend, Annie (my college roommate, Prague study abroad/European travel buddy of 2005, and bridesmaid), along with herhusband (JD), her almost-two-year-old (Elianna/Ellie), and their dog (Rowdy).  Oh yeah, and Annie’s 37 weeks pregnant!  Couldn’t think of a better way to do fieldwork!

Located in the town of Kapolei on the island of Oahu, the facility at which I will be volunteering is called Ka Punawai Ola.  I start on Monday.

Here’s a peak at the facility:

Hoping this will be great time of learning.

Aloha!

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