OT Graduate Student Poster Symposium

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


Wednesday, May 13, 2015:

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

6:30 to 9:30 p.m. – Student poster presentations and faculty round table 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 16 poster presentations describing our students' work on their research and program development projects. These presentations will cover a variety of current occupational therapy topics across practice areas. Topics include: the use of apps for compensating for cognitive impairment after TBI, synthesis of recent qualitative research on autism, dynamic seating in elementary school classrooms, Native American experiences of occupational therapy, behavior management strategies for people parenting with TBI, ergonomic enhancements for laboratory workers using pipetting, and more!

In addition, several of our faculty will conduct round table discussions:

  • Sue Doyle, “The Emerging Role for OT in Primary Care in the Health Care Reform Environment”
  • Anne James, "Using Evidence to Enhance Home Program Adherence in Clients with Chronic Health Conditions"
  • Yvonne Swinth, "Supporting Children and Youth in Today's High Stake Testing Environment:  What Should Therapists in the Clinic and School Know?"


Please register by Friday, May 8th, 2015. (Late registrations welcome!)

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