As the largest gathering of occupational therapy professionals in the world, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) held its annual conference April 4 through 7 at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The 2019 conference featured over 1,400 educational and poster sessions, exceptional speakers, and an Expo Hall filled with the latest products and opportunities for networking.
Celebrated annually on March 23, World Optometry Day officially kicked off World Optometry Week - created to increase awareness about . Optometry – the healthcare profession that involves examining the eyes and visual systems for defects or abnormalities – as well as optometrists.
Salus Got Talent made a reappearance after a two-year hiatus, thanks to the National Optometric Student Association (NOSA), who planned and ran the show for the University community to enjoy.
Earlier this month, students from the University’s Physician Assistant Studies (PA) program visited the Philadelphia Museum of Art to participate in the second session of a workshop series known as the Art of Observation.
Three residents of Inglis House breezed into Founder’s Hall with speedy precision on their custom-adapted motorized chairs. Two residents used a joystick similar to the control device used for a video game to maneuver into the orientation room. These residents were all part of a panel of representatives from Inglis - a long-term care facility for adults with severe disabilities - who shared their stories with the University’s Physician Assistant (PA) Studies Class of 2020 on two recent visits.