Michigan Occupational Therapy Association


MiOTA - Educational Session Handouts

8:00AM - 9:00AM    
Maureen Beeler-Bogard, RN, BB  
9:45AM - 10:45AM    
Freedom To Ride: Occupational Therapy’s Role in ADA Paratransit Review and Eligibility Handout PDF
Joanne Feutz, OTR/L, CAPS; Sarah Green; and Judy Morris, OTR/L, CAP  
9:45AM - 10:45AM    
Shoulder and Scapular Rehabilitation for Adult Brachial Plexus Injuries Handout PDF
Lynnette Rasmussen, OTRL  
9:45AM - 10:45AM    
The Power of Membership  
Susan Robosan-Burt, OTRL; Sara Androyna, COTAL; Laura Robinson, OTRL  
9:45AM - 10:45AM    
Thumbs up for function: Orthoses for the painful osteoarthritic carpometacarpal joint Handout PDF
Jeanine Beasley, EdD, OTR, CHT, FAOTA  
9:45AM - 10:45AM    
Documentation: An Auditors Perspective  
Mary Ellen East, MS, COTAL, ROH  
9:45AM - 10:45AM    
The Entry-Level Clinical Doctorate (OTD) – Meeting the Vision of 2025 Handout PDF
Nancy Milligan, PhD, OTRL, FAOTA  
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM    
Reflecting on the Past to Empower the Future of Occupational Therapy in Michigan We Needed You Then and We Need You Now!  
Susan Robosan-Burt OTRL; Cynthia Tincknell, OTRL; Robert C. Ferguson, MHS, OTRL; and Kimberly Pace OTRL  
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM    
Creating Therapeutic Environments: Best Practice Dementia Residential Care Handout PDF
Kathleen Garvey, OTRL, CAPS  
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM    
Dazed, Confused, and Seeing Stars: Concussion Handout PDF
Carla Floyd-Slabaugh, OTD, OTR/L, CBIS  
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM    
Bolstering the Relationship between Babies Born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and their Mothers in Substance Abuse Recovery  
Michelle Suarez, PhD, OTRL; Wendy Horton-Bierma, LLP, OTRL; Caitlyn Bodine, MM, MT-BC; Elsie Bush, OT Student; and Lindsey Bennett, OT Student  
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM    
What’s the Role of the Occupational Therapist in Cancer Rehabilitation Today? Are you only an Interventionalist? Handout PDF
Amanda Gordon, OTRL and Christine Lipple, OTRL  
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM    
Power Wheelchair: Documentation Requirements                                                                                  Handout PDF
Sherry Kolodziejczak, MS, OTRL  
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM    
Pingalwara: In Letter & Spirit Handout PDF
Manvir Kaur, OT Student and Japman Kaur, Student  
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM    
The Power of a Story Handout PDF
Amanda Carr, OTRL, ATP, CBIS and Katie Strong, PhD, CCC-SLP  
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM    
Bridging the Generation Gap: A Social Experiment in Intergenerational Living Handout PDF
Nancy Hock, OTRL, CHT; Maureen Mickus, PhD, MSG, Colette Chapp, OT Student; Lori Johnson, OT Student; Corey Youngs, OT Student  
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM    
Preliminary Outcome Data for a Multi-Component Treatment for Food Selectivity  
Michelle Suarez, PhD, OTRL; Susan Frisbie-Yu, MS, OTRL; Lizzie Scherba, OT Student; Palin Spradlin, OT Student  
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM    
Establishing an Occupational Profile – Distinct to OT Handout PDF
Cathleen Johnson, MS, OTRL  
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM    
Documentation: The Dreaded Word  
Angeline Bayci, OTRL  
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM    
Apps for Occupational Therapy Application Handout PDF
Donna Case, PhD, OTL  
Poster Sessions - Saturday, 3:30pm – 4:30 pm
# Poster Title Presenters Handout
1 Therapeutic Benefits of Certified Canines for Support of Veterans with War-Related Trauma Disorders Erin Caspers, OT Student, Lauren Smith, OT Student  
2 Use of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in the Treatment of Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy: A Literature Review Kate Wan-Chu Chang, MA, MS, Denise Justice, OTRL, Lynda Yang, MD, PhD Handout PDF
3 The Role of Occupational Therapy in the Treatment of Persons with Alcohol Use Disorders: A Survey Jenna Dodson, OT Student, Chelsea Ardelean, OT Student, Hannah Keinath, OT Student, Melanie Sherman, OT Student, and Briana Somero, OT Student  
4 Hybrid Learing to Increase Knowledge, Skills, and Self-Efficacy Regarding Safe Patient Handling for Occupational Therapy Steven D Eberth, OTD, OTRL Handout PDF
5 Program Proposal for a Level II Fieldwork Experience in Senior Emergency Care Andrea Harwood, OTD, OTRL  
6 Effect of functional outcome based training for upper extremity prosthetic use and abandonment Amy Hart, OT Student; Lindsay Cooley, OT Student; Brianna Whitcomb, OT Student; Jane Yatczak, PhD, OTRL, CWC, CWT  
7 Occupational therapy fieldwork abroad: A qualitative analysis of the lived experiences of Level I students in Ecuador Jill Innes, MSOT, OTRL; Julie Jacob, MSOT, OTRL; Julie Jacob, MSOT, OTRL  
8 Occupational Performance Coaching for Caregivers of Picky Eater Lisa Johnson, OTRL, OTD  
9 The Correlation Between Primitive Reflexes and Academic Performance in School Age Children Linsay Karlson, OT student, Shanay Giasson, OT Student, and Jackie Williams, OT Student  
10 The Outcomes of Occupational Therapy Interventions on the Stress Level of Parents Receiving Services from a Transitional Housing Facility Sarah Kawsky, Student; Scott Truskowski, OTRL; Gavriella Ghattas, Student; Jaime Miller, Student; Danielle Roy, Student  
11 Sensory Integration in the Hospital Setting Lyndsey Korte, OT Student  
12 Coming Home: Care Transitions from the Perspective of Caregivers of Older Adults Elizabeth Licht, Student; Catie Wells, Student; Jackie Williams, Student; Andrea Zakrajsek, OTD, OTRL; Elizabeth Schuster, PhD Handout PDF
13 Psychometric Study of the Home for Life Assessment Debra Lindstrom, PhD, OTRL, FAOTA and Carolyn Sithong, MS, OTR/L, SCEM, CAPS  
14 Lymphedema: Pump it Up or Wrap it Up Kelly Luczak, BS, OT Student and Alex McMullen, BS, OT Student  
15 Cultural Preparedness in the Care of Mexican Patient Vanessa Pinto, OT Student; Maureen Mickus, PhD, MSG; Alma Rosales, OTR; Denise Bowen, MA-PA-C Handout PDF
16 Nurturing the prepared mind: An exploratory study on research during level II fieldwork Tera Richards, MS, OTRL; Sara Clark, MS, OTRL  
17 Program Proposal for Occupational Therapy in Post-Bariatric Surgery Aftercare Program Deborah Ruediger, OTD, OTRL Handout PDF
18 Relationship between clinical assessments and accelerometry-based arm use in adult brachial plexus injury Serena Saake; Tanu Bhargava, PT, MS; Lynnette Rasmussen, OTRL; Denise Justice, OTRL; Lynda Yang, MD, PhD; Susan Brown, PhD  
19 Family Quality of Life in Adults with Dementia and Developmental Disabilitie Rosanne DiZazzo-Miller, PhD, OTRL; and Taylor Talbot, OT Student  
20 Comparative analysis of perceived barriers and facilitators for occupations associated with dating for people with physical disabilities and abled bodied young adult Jennifer Summers, OTD, OTRL; Mikaela Furst, OT Student; Kliricia Loc, OT Student; Shelby Sarnowski, OT Student; and Taylor Parks, OT Student  
21 Pediatric Interventions for Visual Perception: What is the evidence for visual-perceptual interventions among 4-18 year olds Catie Wells, OT Student; Mike Cusick, OT Student; Jennifer Schank, OT Student  
8:00AM - 9:30AM    
Business Meeting  
9:45 AM - 11:45AM    
Treating Hand Stiffness:  Clinical Reasoning to Identify Solutions Handout PDF
Nancy Hock, OTRL, CHT  
9:45 AM - 10:45AM    
Human Trafficking Handout PDF
Casey Bross, OTD, OTR/L, CL  
9:45 AM - 11:45AM    
Focusing on the Human Condition in Evidence-Based Practice Handout PDF
Debra Lindstrom, PhD, OTRL, FAOTA and Jessica Corey, MS, OTR?L Handout PDF 2
9:45 AM – 11:45 AM    
STEPS Autism Program at Michigan Medicine: How Current Evidence in Caretaker Training and Behavioral Strategies are Embedded in a Multidisciplinary Autism Treatment Program  
Phillip Menard, MA, CCC-SLP and Jeannie Kunz, MS, OTR  
9:45 AM – 11:45 AM    
Fieldwork Supervision 101 Handout PDF
Sara Clark, MS, OTRL; Anne Crites, OTRL; and various MOTEC Member Handout PDF 2
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9:45 AM - 10:45AM    
Pain Management and the Opioid Epidemic Handout PDF
Denise Justice, OTRL  
10:45 AM - 11:45AM    
Case Studies Depicting the Limitless Capacity for Functional Gain Using mCIMT for Chronic Stroke Handout PDF
Holly Grieves, MS, OTRL, Sara Gariepy, OT Student  
10:45 AM - 11:45AM    
A Primer on BCBS; Your Questions Answered Handout PDF
Laurie Latvis of BCBS of Michigan; proctored by: Kirsten Matthews, MA, OTRL, C  
1:15 PM – 3:15 PM    
Best Practice in School Handout PDF
Donna Case, PhD, OTL  
1:15 PM – 2:45 PM    
The Why and How of Occupational Treatment Intervention  
Cindy Klinger, COTAL  
1:15 PM – 3:15 PM    
Voting as an occupation: Understanding OTs role with accessibility to political activities of daily living (pADLs) Handout PDF
Jennifer Summers, OTD, OTRL; Amanda Fuller, OT Student; Jenna Kruis, OT Student; Victoria Pruess, OT Student; Cassandra Bell, MS  
1:15 PM – 3:15 PM    
So Your Patient Can’t Follow Directions? Handout PDF
Cathleen Johnson, MS, OTRL  
1:15 PM – 3:15 PM    
Don’t Forget the ‘U’ in DocUmentation Handout PDF
Erica Baas, MS, OTRL and Leah Gibson, MS, OTR  
1:15 PM – 3:15 PM    
Ethical Dilemmas in Practice:  A Framework for Decision Handout PDF
Sara Clark, MS, OTRL  
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