Evidence-Based Practice Conference

Students and faculty members at conference

2018 Conference Details

Friday, April 13
8:30 am -  Noon
Room 1534, Elborn College

The Evidence-Based Practice Conference is an annual research symposium which provides second-year MScOT students with the opportunity to disseminate key findings from their research projects to students, faculty, and clinicians from the Western community.

The poster presentation showcases the diverse research undertaken by students and is the culmination of the Supervised Research in Occupation course. The Conference also celebrates the exciting and innovative scholarship occurring in the School of Occupational Therapy.

Also part of the Evidence-Based Practice Conference is the annual Barbara Sexton Lecture.

2018 Conference Program of Events

Registration and Coffee: 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Room 1534, Elborn College

Welcome and Award Presentation: 9:00 - 9:20 a.m.

Room 1330, Elborn College

Barbara Sexton Lecture: 9:20 - 10:20 a.m.

Room 1330, Elborn College

Poster Presentations: 10:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Room 1300, Elborn College

Closing Remarks: 11:45 a.m. - Noon

Room 1300, Elborn College

2018 Conference Poster Presentations

  • Occupational Therapy in Primary Mental Healthcare for Children and Youth
  • Current Role and Presence of Occupational Therapists in Youth Correctional Services: A Scoping Review and Environmental Scan
  • Fieldwork Placements in Developing Countries for Occupational Therapy Students: A Scoping Review
  • Current Fieldwork Preceptor Challenges in Occupational Therapy: A Scoping Review
  • Impact of Hand Therapy on Occupational Performance in Clients with Hypersensitivity: A Protocol
  • Exploring Person-Environment Transactions between Older Adults and Community Mobility
  • Understanding Quality of Life in Occupational Therapy: A Scoping Review
  • The Use of Orthotic Interventions for Improving Post-Traumatic Elbow Range of Motion in Adults: A Scoping Review
  • The Relationship Between Preoperative Expectations and Postoperative Satisfaction: A Scoping Review
  • The Association between ADL Assessments and Acute Hospital Readmission for Community-Dwelling Elders: A Scoping Review
  • The Lived Experiences of Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease Surrounding Their Fitness to Drive
  • Exploring Pragmatic Reasoning in Children with Physical Disabilities who use Aided Communication

Parking Information

Parking for the Evidence-Based Practice Conference is available in the Huron Flats Parking Lot at a cost of $7. The lot is located at the southeast corner of Sarnia Road and Western Road. Enter the Huron Flats lot by turning east off Western Road onto Philip Aziz Blvd. There is no parking available at Elborn College.

More Information

For more information about the conference, please contact: Trish Tucker, PhD - ttucker2@uwo.ca or 519-661-2111 x88977