Clinical Observer (Battle Creek VA)

Battle Creek VA - Clinical Observer

  • Full Name: Clinical Observer
  • Hosting Body: VA (Battle Creek) Medical Center
  • Location: Battle Creek, MI
  • Date: Mid-December, 2016
  • Description: Clinical observation to allow for further development of theoretical knowledge obtained after completion of first semesters of occupational therapy education.  Observed assessments for seating, power mobility, hand and upper extremity dysfunction, PAVE clinic (diabetic foot care management), and a variety of neurological and orthopedic disorders, as well as observe in related deparments (low vision, prosthetics).
  • Other Resources/Further Information: http://www.battlecreek.va.gov/services/Occupational_Therapy.asp

UPMC Ageless Wisdom Training

UPMC Ageless Wisdom Training

  • Full Name: UPMC Aging Institute Ageless Wisdom Training
  • Hosting Body: UPMC Aging Institute
  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Date: Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
  • Description: An interactive and experiential geriatric sensitivity training program available in a two-hour and four-hour format. Consists of experiential exercises in areas like sensory and cognitive changes, psychological, functional, and social changes, myths about aging, and diversity and aging. 
  • Other Resources/Further Information: http://www.upmc.com/Services/AgingInstitute/education-and-training/Pages/ageless-wisdom.aspx

Driving Rehabilitation Vendor Fair

Driving Rehabilitation Vendor Fair

  • Full Name: Driving Rehabilitation Vendor Fair (Non-official title)
  • bd-independence-driver-evalHosting Body: University of Pittsburgh - Centers for Assistive Technologies and the Human Engineering Research Laboratories
  • Location: Bakery Square, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Date: October 7th, 2016
  • Description: An annual fair for vendors, occupational therapists, and physical therapists.  Vendors showcase products related to disability and driving services, including adapted vehicles, driving controls, specialty seats and lifts, wheelchair docking stations, and safety restraints.  Keystone presentation by Amy Lane, OTR/L, including the demonstration and application of assistive technologies in driving rehabilitation in a variety of case studies.
  • Other Resources/Further Information:  http://www.upmc.com/Services/rehab/rehab-institute/services/cat/Pages/default.aspx