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Identifying Occupational Therapy’s Role in Promoting Family Centered Care to Enhance Outcomes and Experiences
Carly Andre, MOT, OTR/L
Marquis Tualatin, 19805 SW Boones Ferry Rd, Tualatin, OR 97062
Brief course description: This course will discuss the importance of including caregivers in the acute care process, maximizing involvement through therapeutic use of self, and review importance of using a family-centered approach to achieve the best outcomes while also attempting to reduce hospital-related trauma. A review of literature and specific examples of program development will highlight occupational therapists’ unique role in elevating the standard of care at their current workplace to include co occupation and family centered care in everyday practice.
2-5 learning objectives:
By the end of the presentation, participants will be able to:
Speaker/s bio for introductions:
Carly Andre is a pediatric occupational therapist at OHSU Doernbecher’s Children’s hospital. She works in pediatric acute care with children birth through 20, is a part of the infant care team (specializing in infant’s birth to 12 months) and enjoys occasional days in the NICU to assist with staffing. She completed her master’s degree from Puget Sound University and has been working in a variety of settings since 2015, including outpatient pediatrics, inpatient pediatrics, NICU, PICU, and inpatient adults. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys, doing anything that involves being outside.
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