PC Celebrates OT Month

PC Celebrates OT Month

Presbyterian College will celebrate occupational therapy month with several events scheduled throughout the month of April.

OTD introduces OT Month at the “Pack the Pondo” event
Friday, April 1
6 p.m. | Elton Pollock Field

Gisele the “dogtor of occupational therapy” will be handing out dog bandanas and interviewing spectators. There will be a Blue Hose Water Pong competition with prizes.

Sensory Path at EastSide Elementary and Summit Classical School
Monday, April 4
1 p.m. | EastSide Elementary and Summit Classical School

OT students will create a sensory path in a local after school program. These paths offer children sensory input and gross motor movements that help desensitize them before academic work, increasing occupational performance.

Evidence based Discussions with Dr. Keen
Wednesday, April 6, Wednesday, April 13, and Wednesday, April 20
4 p.m. | Zoom

This three part series on mental health in OT and diversity will be provided over a virtual platform (Zoom). Email Courtney Kozar or Kayla Jarvis if you would like to attend.

Spring Gardening Activity at NHC
Friday, April 8

OT students will travel to local NHC-Clinton and assist residents in a group gardening activity for them to keep in their room.

Professional Headshots
Monday, April 11 & Thursday, April 14
10 a.m. – Noon & 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Bailey Hall

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“What is Occupational Therapy?” Information Booth
Thursday, April 7th & Thursday, April 21

This event will be a fun experience for students and faculty at PC to learn about grip and pinch testing with a typical OT evaluation!

Adaptive Breakfast
Wednesday, April 20
8 a.m. | Bailey Hall (Invitation Only)

Participates will be provided a buffet style breakfast and a ‘diagnosis’. They will sit next to an OT student where they will be given education to the participant about their diagnosis and adaptive equipment that can be used for self-feeding. Enjoy a delicious breakfast while learning more about Occupational Therapy.