OT Graduate Student Poster Symposium

Earn up to 3 contact hours for continuing education requirements for OT licensure and NBCOT registration!


Thursday, May 12, 2016:

6:15 to 6:30 p.m. – Check-in  (1st floor lobby, Weyerhaeuser Hall)

6:30 to 9:30 p.m. – MSOT student poster presentations and DrOT student presentations in Weyerhaeuser hall. Refreshments will be provided during this time as well.

Cost:  Puget Sound Alumni $30, General Admission $35


Our program will include 11 poster presentations describing our students' work on their clinic/university collaborative evidence projects. These presentations will address a variety of current OT practitioner questions. Topics include: episodic vs. continual care, best cognitive measures in a skilled nursing facility, sensory processing interventions for the school generalist, therapeutic gardens and dementia care, clinical use of the WeeFIM, hemi-inattention, and more!

In addition, five of our clinical doctorate students will present on their research:

  • Participation in Leadership Roles by School OT Practitioners
  • Use of Weighted Vests in OT Practice
  • Effect of Movement Breaks on Academics among 4th Graders
  • Alignment of Services and Needs among Community-Dwelling Elderly in Iran
  • Effectiveness of a Response to Intervention General Education Fine Motor Program in Kindergartners


Please register by Friday, May 6th, 2016.

Driving directions to campus
Campus map

To complete your registration, please make checks* payable to University of Puget Sound and mail to:

University of Puget Sound
School of Occupational Therapy, Symposium
1500 N. Warner St. #1070
Tacoma, WA 98416-1070

 *We are unable to take payment by credit card at this time.



OT Symposium Registration Form

OT Symposium Registration Form