Evidence-Based Practice Conference

Students and faculty members at conference

2019 Conference Details

Friday, April 12
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.

2019 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

2019 Conference Poster Presentations

  • The Emotional Impact of Parkinson's Disease on Occupational Engagement
  • Exploring Work-Readiness Programs for Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Scoping Review
  • Cannabis Effects on Fitness to Drive and Driving Performance in Young Adults
  • Services for Indigenous Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Canada: Factors Influencing Access
  • Exploring “Risk” in the Everyday Lives of Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease
  • How Does the Use of Technology Influence Children’s Physical Performance of Handwriting?: A Scoping Review
  • Virtual Reality as an Assessment Tool for Children with Acquired Brain Injury
  • Exploring the Lived Experience of Care Partners of People with Parkinson’s Disease
  • Exploring the Effect of Compression Vests on Balance for Individuals with Post-Concussion Balance Impairments
  • Canadian Healthcare Programs’ Responses to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
  • Occupational Engagement in Older Adults with Comorbid Dementia and Age-Related Vision Loss: A Scoping Review

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: Jessie Wilson, PhD - jhow3@uwo.ca or 519-661-2111 x88979