Publisher: AOTA Continuing Education
NEW! AOTA Virtual Conference 2020 Poster Presentations
Topic focused bundles each include 5 posters that were originally selected for presentation at the 2020 AOTA annual conference. Each poster is presented via audio narration by the poster author and has 2 quiz questions to assess your learning. A discussion board is available in each module for you to share thoughts and ask questions.
We hope that you find this new addition to our virtual conference series educational and enjoyable!
Earn: .1 AOTA CEU, 1.25 NBCOT PDU/1 Contact Hour
Description Poster #1
Preparing Occupational Therapists for Effective Family-Centered Best Practice in Early Intervention
The SUNY Downstate OT program has worked over the last decade and a half to provide advanced training in EI through three OT programs for practicing and preservice OTs. There are many challenges for entry-level practitioners when preparing to work effectively using family-centered best practices. This poster describes a family partnership experience (FPE), part of advanced training in EI.
Beth Elenko, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, CLA
Description Poster #2
Increasing Student Engagement through Experiential Learning with Diverse Populations
Discover ways to increase student engagement with experiential learning in multiple diverse treatment settings to better prepare students for Level II fieldwork. Settings include serving opioid addicted clients, working with elderly clients with neurocognitive disorders, and a multifaceted pediatric experience. Evidence collected suggests students experience an increase in utilizing occupation-based interventions and engagement with clients, and they report increased confidence levels.
Tammy Divens, OTD, OTR/L
Geralyn Wallace, MS, OTR/L
Description Poster #3
CRITICALLY APPRAISED PAPER: From Paper to Practice- Academics and Practitioners Working Together in Enhancing the use of Occupational Therapy Conceptual Models
This Critically Appraised Paper is based on the article "From Paper to Practice—Academics and Practitioners Working Together in Enhancing the use of Occupational Therapy Conceptual Models" (Vermaak and Nel, 2016). Results indicate the workshop effectively increased practitioners’ confidence in model use in practice. Academic programs can use these results to collaborate with practitioners supervising students to ensure effective supervision of students’ abilities to apply theory in practice.
Breanna Chycinski, MS, OTR/L
Camille Skubik-Peplaski, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Description Poster #4
Experiencing Global Health Issues: The Story Behind a Canadian and Haitian OT Student International Meet-Up Through an Adobe Connect Online Course
Global health competency is part of OT training. An Adobe Connect problem-based learning course included Canadian and Haitian OT students each in their respective countries. The experience exposed students to global health issues without them travelling abroad. This story recounts the building of the course, including preparatory activities on cultural competency. Participants will leave informed on how to develop collaborative international initiatives supporting global health competency.
Chantal Viscogliosi, PhD, OT
Véronique Foley, Msc, OT
Carmen Moliner, MSc
Benoit Côté, PhD
Noelle Reulet, MSc
Marianne Xhignesse, MD
Carol Valois, MD
Description Poster #5
Animal Assisted Intervention Programming on College Campus: Insights from Graduate Students
College campuses are facing increases in mental-health concerns at an alarming rate. Although AAI is a popular intervention, programming has focused primarily on undergraduate students. Therefore, focus groups were conducted within the graduate student population to gather information regarding student perceptions and experiences with AAI and understand factors that should be considered in developing a program to meet the needs of graduate students.
Christine Johnson, MOT, OTR/L
Rosanne DiZazzo-Miller, PhD, OTR/L, CDP, FMiOTA
Hassan Abdallah Jr.
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