Friday, Feb. 26 and Saturday, Feb. 27, 8am-5pm [Download printable information sheet]
Venue: College of Health Professions, MUSC—CHARLESTON
Charleston Conference (non-refundable) Register for the conference, and/or renew 2016 membership [click here]
$150.00 - Members in good standing
$50.00 - Students
$250.00 - NonMembers
Special Group Rates @ SpringHill Suites, Marriott 98 Ripley Point Dr., Charleston, SC 29407, (843)571-1711
Keynote speaker: Dr. Amy Lamb [info]
Friday - Demonstrating the Distinct Value of Occupational Therapy The context surrounding occupational therapy practice is rapidly changing. Significant emphasis is being placed on inter-professional collaborations as we seek to improve the coordination of care and enhance individuals experience. As Occupational Therapy professionals we must be at the table, clearly articulate the distinct difference we bring to practice, and demonstrate daily in our practice the value we add to the lives of those we serve.
Saturday - The Value of Occupational Therapy in a Primary Care Service Delivery Model This presentation will focus on the distinct value of occupational therapy in primary care and community based service delivery models including exploring needs of the system, how occupational therapy can meet the needs and the evolving nature of payment for health care services in the era of health care reform.
Lesly W. James and Veronica Reynolds [info]
Understanding Professional Licensure and Regulation in SC (Friday)
Shaun Conway [info]
NBCOT® Navigator ™ The Next Era in Continuing Competency (Friday)
This presentation is a prime opportunity to learn about NBCOT Navigator™ a continuing competency assessment suite of tools to support currently certified OTR® and COTA® certificants stay at the top of their game.
Karen Dawkins [info]
Social Media for Business: Why you need it and how it works (Friday)
Businesses in our tech savvy society are driven by social media interaction. This course introduces social media platforms and explains how to use them to gain business exposure and connect with patients or potential patients where they are -- online!
Melissa M. Sweetman [info]
An Evidence-Based Approach to Productivity & Profitability (Saturday)
This session will include an Introduction to EvidenceBased Practice, Principles of Client-Centered Practice and how to incorporate them into your practice, Principles of Occupation-Based Practice and how to incorporate them into your practice.
Patty Coker-Bolt with Cristina Smith [info]
Current Topics and Trends in Pediatric Practice (Saturday)
This pediatric workshop will cover three topics critical to today’s pediatric practice. Dr. Cristina Smith will provide information on client-centered occupational therapy practice with Spanish-speaking clients. Dr. Coker-Bolt will provide updates on evidenced-based research to guide best practices in pediatric therapy specific to sensory integration and neurodevelopmental treatment. She will also provide information on new and updated pediatric assessments including computer adaptive tests. Participants will engage in case based learning and small group discussions to facilitate direct application of this information into various pediatric practice settings.
Register for the conference, and/or renew 2016 membership [click here]
PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE