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The Occupational Therapy Faculty and Students of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UW-L)

Annual Critically Appraised Topic (CAT) Presentations

 

Second Year Occupational Therapy Students have been researching several commonly used interventions in occupational therapy and on December 4, 2012 they shared their work.  These presentations provided information on evidence based practice and its use in occupational therapy.  In the coming months we will make each of the papers available on the program's website.  For further information please visit 2012 CATS


UW-L PT & OT Career Fair

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
For further information please visit - Career Fair


Project Funway 2012

Students from the UW-L OT Program participated in the annual Project Funway on April 21, 2012. 
La Crosse Tribune


American Society of Hand Therapists Conference

The Wisconsin chapter of the American Society of Hand Therapists (WI-ASHT) will hold a continuing education conference on Saturday, April 21 at Gundersen Lutheran's main campus.  The topic is, "Conservative Management of Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis".  The session is free for chapter members.

Conservative Management of Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis Conference Flyer
WI-ASHT Membership Application


Scholarship Information

Incoming and continuing UW-L students are invited to take advantage of a new online system to apply for scholarships. Students can search and apply for any of the more than 300 scholarships available through the UW-L Foundation.  For further information please visit - http://spotlight.uwlax.edu/search-and-apply-for-scholarships/

Further scholarship information is available on the program's website - http://www.uwlax.edu/ot/Scholarships.htm

 


 

Wisconsin Therapy Association Day at the Capitol

 

The entire student body and faculty from the Occupational Therapy program took a bus to Madison on October 19, 2011 to support the Wisconsin Therapy Association Day at the Capitol event.  We were part of a state wide effort to bring awareness of the occupational therapy profession to our state legislators.  After a brief orientation by Teri Black, the president of WOTA, we joined students and therapists from other parts of the state to meet with legislators to both explain occupational therapy and to talk about legislative issues of concern to us.

 

Photos are available at the following - WOTA Day

 


 

New Graduate Information

 

Information for new graduates is now available in the Alumni Information section.  New grads can find information regarding the NBCOT exam, Wisconsin licensing and the alumni group's Facebook page.

 

 



The Occupational Therapy Faculty and Students of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UW-L)

Annual Critically Appraised Topic (CAT) Presentations


Second Year Occupational Therapy Students have been researching several commonly used interventions in occupational therapy and on December 8 they shared their work.  These presentations provided information on evidence based practice and its use in occupational therapy.  In the coming months we will make each of the papers available on the program's website. 

Handouts used during the 2011 CATS presentations.


 


Student Research - CATS Papers

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Occupational Therapy Program is pleased to publish Critically Appraised Topics (CATS) papers written by the students of the class of 2011 as an assignment in the Evidence Based Practice Course.   CATS are structured around a clinical question that asks, “what is the effectiveness of (a particular intervention) compared with (a comparison intervention) to increase/decrease (specific outcome) in people with (a particular condition).”  Each paper lays out the clinical question, provides theoretical, scientific, and medical background, details the search strategy used, summarizes the articles selected, analyzes one article in detail, and synthesizes the results of the articles to answer the clinical question posed.

To view these CATS papers please visit - Research


Fieldwork Educator Resources

The program will soon provide resources for fieldwork educators online.  These resources will be provided at the following -
Fieldwork Educator Resources