District V: Current Legislative Events and their impact on Occupational Therapy Practice
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Dr. Valerie Arkoosh MD, MPH, Montgomery County Commissioners, and Alyson Stover, JD, OTR/L Legislation Coordinator for POTA will be presenting on current legislative events and their potential impact on occupational therapy practice in Pennsylvania.

 Export to Your Calendar 11/2/2017
When: 11/2/2017
5:00 PM
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Jefferson East Falls Campus
4201 Henry Avenue
19144
United States
Contact: Paula McNamara, MS, OTR/L


Online registration is available until: 10/30/2017
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Dr. Valerie Arkoosh MD, MPH, Montgomery County Commissioner, and Alyson Stover, JD, OTR/L, Legislation Coordinator for POTA, will present on current legislative events and their potential impact on occupational therapy practice in Pennsylvania. Dr. Arkoosh and Alyson Stover will share their first hand knowledge of legislative and current trends impacting Pennsylvania and occupational therapy practice in Pennsylvania. Current public health epidemics, specifically the heroine and opioid epidemics, will be discussed. Speakers will highlight current legislation which have a potential to impact on occupational therapy practice in Pennsylvania. 

 

Objectives:

-Participants will gain insight into current public health epidemics and their potential to impact occupational therapy practice

-Participants will gain understanding about current legislation that has the potential impact on occupational therapy practice in Pennsylvania

-Participants will identify steps they can take to advocate occupational therapy practice in Pennsylvania 

 

Timeline of events:

Registration: 5-5:15pm

Announcements and Introductions: 5:15-5:30pm

Presentation: 5:30pm-6:30pm

 

Attendees will receive one continuing education credit for attending this event. Light refreshments will be provided and parking is available in the parking deck on Henry Ave. 

 

Cost:

POTA OT/OTA Members: FREE

Nonmembers (clinician and student): $20.00

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