EKU OCCUPATIONAL SCIENCE AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY FACULTY AND STUDENTS WELL-REPRESENTED AT 2017 AMERICAN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

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At the 100 year celebration of the occupational therapy profession in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 28 – April 2, 2017, the 2017 Eastern Kentucky University delegation was the largest representation to date for an AOTA Annual Conference. Seventeen Masters students, several Doctoral students, and 17 faculty attended. Students and faculty celebrated with a record crowd of nearly 15,000 therapists, faculty and students from across the United States and over 100 countries representing all facets of occupational science and occupational therapy education, practice and research.

Our faculty and students also represented EKU well through session or poster presentations as follows:

Dana Howell,

Christine Myers,

Shirley O’Brien,

Colleen Schneck

Interprofessional Learning about Therapy Teams in Schools and Early Intervention

Anne Fleischer, Rachel Parsley

Long-term Breast Cancer Survivor Experience Participating in Important Activities

Cindy Hayden

Daily Decision Making Regarding Occupations and its Effect on Women with Chronic Pelvic Pain

Emily Coleman, Sara Durham, Emily Eicher, Camille Skubik-Peplaski

Using a Movement Program: Benefits for Children with Sensorimotor Impairments

Anne Fleisher; Mary Fisher

Distant Interprofessional Faculty-Student Research

Renee Causey-Upton,

Dana Howell

Preparing for Discharge after Total Knee Replacement: Being Supported, Having Confidence, and Persevering

Camille Skubik-Peplaski,

Melba Custer, Shirley O’Brien

Metacognition: Using Effortful Learning to Promote Critical Thinking and Performance

MaryEllen Thompson

Morning Routines of Adults with Chronic Disabilities an without Disabilities

Jennifer Hight

Advocacy Roles in Public Service: Promoting Population Health in Local Communities

Camille Skubik-Peplaski,

Melba Custer, Emily Eicher, Shirley O’Brien

What Makes a Master Clinician: Shifting from Novice to Expert Post Affordable Care Act

Kristina Elam,

Renee Causey-Upton,

Shirley O’Brien

Effectiveness of Online Journal Clubs in Promoting Occupation-Based Practice (OBP)

 

Kelly Leigers

Opportunities for Occupational Therapy Practitioners in the reauthorization of Elementary and Secondary Education Act to Every Student Succeeds Act.

Published on April 10, 2017

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