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Saturday, October 13 • 10:15am - 11:15am
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The American Occupational Therapy Association Guide Posts for Vision 2025 mention that occupational therapy practitioners must be leaders in influencing and changing complex systems and work to ensure services are accessible, collaborative, and effective (AOTA, 2017). However, challenges exist for quality of healthcare in the United States (U.S.).  This presentation considers the background for quality in healthcare and provides resources for quality improvement in OT practice.  

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Dr. Shirley A. Blanchard, PhD, ABDA, FAOTA, FHDR

Professor, Creighton University
Creighton University Professor of Occupational Therapy in the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association, and Fellow of Health Disparity Research.  Her research interests include quality of life following stroke and traumatic... Read More →
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Angela Lampe

Assistant Professor, Creighton University
Angela Lampe, OTD, OTR/L is Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy at Creighton University.  She shares her expertise and research interest in leadership, health care compliance, management & administration, and quality with students in the occupational therapy entry-level and... Read More →

Saturday October 13, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
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