8.00am 9.00am -10.30am 10.30am-11.00am 11.00am-12.30pm

Occupational Therapy Australia - Victoria Division Conference Program 2014
Friday, 2nd May 2014 - Day 1
8.00am
9.00am -10.30am
Registration
Welcome
Official Opening: Rachel Norris, CEO, Occupational Therapy Australia
10.30am-11.00am
11.00am-12.30pm
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr Rachael McDonald, Senior Lecturer, Department of Occupational Therapy, Research Co-ordinator, Centre for Developmental Disability Health, School of Primary Health Care, Monash University
Morning Tea
Concurrent sessions
Session 1 / Chaired by James Naismith
Session 2 / Chaired by Genevieve Pepin
Session 3 / Chaired by Lauren Bakker
Session 4 / Chaired by Lisa Vale
Room: Skyline
Room: Plenary B
Room: Plenary A
Room: Panorama
RESPONDING TO NEEDS IN MENTAL HEALTH
MODELS OF UNDERGRADUATE OT EDUCATION
FOCUS ON OCCUPATIONS
THE DEVELOPMENTAL YEARS
The current evidence base for mental health occupational
therapy
Thinking outside the box: Engaging occupational therapy
students in workplace practice in the university
Danielle Hitch
Introduction of an occupational therapy screening tool in
acute mental health
Dr Eli Chu
Understanding student and supervisors experiences of
collaborative occupational therapy placements
Lisa Eyres & Assoc. Prof. Natasha Lannin
Exploring alternative models for undergraduate OT student
supervision: A discussion of applied methodology
Linsie Davies & Jonathan Smith
Kate Ingwersen & Nikki Lyons
The Impact of a structured exercise program on the physical Facilitating students clinical reasoning on placement:
& psychological well-being of forensic inpatients
Strategies employed by experienced professional practice
educators
Investigation of the self-reported health and health-related
behaviours of Victorian mothers of school-aged children:
comparative sample
Elizabeth Hobson
Helen Bourke-Taylor
Can we use the Disabilities of Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) Understanding Kids: An innovative group for parents who have
questionnaire to measure hemiplegia and its effects after
children with challenging behaviours.
stroke?
Emily Dalton
Heather Davey & Brigit Goater
The Personal Care Occupations Assessment (PCOAT):
Investigating factors that contribute to children's productivity in
outcome measure for acute occupational therapy services
primary school classroom environments
Jennifer Wort and Sarah Shipp
Carissa Lyons
Routine outcome measurement in occupational therapy: an
Building design and occupational participation in children with
evaluation of the Functional Autonomy Measurement System
developmental disabilities: Impact on the use of restraint in
(SMAF)
childrens respite services
Alicia Chong
Assoc. Prof Natasha Lannin
Kate Andrews & Rebecca Hanrahan
Residential Environment Impact Scale - in action
Lieve De Clercq & Chloe Morgan
Occupational therapy simulations for learning
Cognistat performance and independence in activities of daily
living following mild traumatic brain injury
Elleesha Teichman & Katie White
Valerie Watchorn
Implementation of an evidence based simulated learning
resource with occupational therapy students: a pilot study
Peter Brack
12:30 - 1.30pm
1.30pm-3.00pm
Session 5 / Chaired by Fiona Wiseman
Room: Panorama
LIVING WITH CHRONIC DISEASE
"Rheuma Has It": Evaluation of an interactive group program
for children with chronic pain and their parents
Natalie Hindman
Living well with HIV: Future opportunities for occupational
therapy practice
Randa Abbasi
Obesity and the emerging role of occupational therapy
Lunch
Concurrent sessions
Session 6 / Chaired by Michelle Farquhar
Session 7 / Chaired by Nicholle Burns
Room: Skyline
Room: Plenary A
IMPLEMENTING STROKE GUIDELINES INTO PRACTICE SERVICE ACCESS & MANAGEMENT
An implementation study of translating evidence based
Improving the interface between youth mental health teams in
sensory rehabilitation into practice
Bendigo
Lauren Pennisi
Carol McKinstry
Stroke education: Meeting consumer expectations and the
Improving clinical handover in the acute hospital setting: an
clinical guidelines for stroke management
evidence based project
Session 8 / Chaired by Lisa Eyres
Room: Plenary B
INNOVATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR CLINICIANS
Developing a clinical education and support program (Hand
Therapy) for remote based clinicians
Zoe Milner
Practice Integration: physical health acute care occupational
therapists refresh their mental health skills through blended
learning
Ruth Mathew
Leading the way - introducing a seven day service model for
occupational therapists working in the acute setting
Leonora Coolhaas & Selena Hibbard
The importance of professional development activities for grade
one occupational therapists
Alison Lunt & Kim Mestroni
Therapeutic options to stay active and involved: OT and
Parkinson
Andrea Stute
Facilitators and barriers to implementing task-specific motor
training for the upper limb: Reflections of an occupational
therapist
Bianca Summers
Factors affecting the delivery and impact of community
participation interventions for stroke survivors
Jude Boyd
The evaluation of an alternate referral management system
within sub-acute inpatient occupational therapy services
Margarita Makoutonina
Clare McHugh
Deanne Davis & Karen Potter
Cheryl Neilson
Reflective practice in occupational therapy: The need for a
model to guide competency based learning in a professional
practice course
Lisa Knightbridge
Functional electrical stimulation improves activities after
stroke: A systematic review
Owen Howlett
Sustaining evidence in clinical practice: Introducing new
technology across a large tertiary hospital
Why Wait? Occupational therapy demand management in a
community setting
Fay Wallis & Kim Hall
Brittni Nielsen
3.00pm - 3.30pm
3.30pm-4.00pm
4.00pm-5.00pm
5.30pm-6.30pm
Afternoon Tea
Poster Session
Concurrent sessions
Session 9 / Chaired by Amanda Timmer
Session 10 / Chaired by Angela McLoughlan
Session 11 / Chaired by Jennifer Wort
Room: Skyline
Room: Panorama
Room: Plenary B
ὶ-OT
TAKE A SEAT
TRANSITION TO HOME
An online resource: Improving occupational therapists skills Is the prescription of air pressure relieving cushions justified The patient's perspective on discharge planning from sub-acute
in communicating about death and dying with patients
in acute and subacute settings? A systematic review
settings: A survey approach.
receiving end of life care
Louise Meikle
Alyce Folan
Kate Gledhill
Digital storytelling: A tool in paediatric burn rehabilitation
Effectiveness of specialized seating for long term care
Home Assessments: An audit of clinical reasoning in inpatient
patients
sub-acute care
Simone West
Olivia McVey & Martina Tierney
Rebecca Nicks
No Show Patients: Do SMS reminders work?
Sitting out of bed: Determining essential features of bedside Hoarding: What's an OT to do?
chairs
Smrity Bagga
Vanessa Robertson & Anna McCarthy
Tanya Atkinson
Social Function (drinks & finger food provided, pre-booking on registration form required)
Session 12 / Chaired by David Price
Room: Plenary A
NEXT GENERATION OF OTs
The Pan Occupational Paradigm (POP): In the footsteps of
Wilcock
Danielle Hitch
Uniting acute occupational therapy services by defining scope
of practice.
Nichola Terrington
The evolution of occupational therapy practice in acute care
settings: A scoping review
Janice McKeever
Occupational Therapy Australia - Victoria Division Conference Program 2014
Saturday 3rd May 2014 - Day 2
8.30am
9.00am - 10.30am
Registration
PLENARY SESSION
Associate Professor Natasha Lannin: Research in our practice - a requirement not an option
Dr Lynne Adamson: NDIS Update
Aids and Equipment Action Alliance members: AT users and OTs - partners in finding technology solutions
10.30am-11.00am
11.00am-12.30pm
Session 13 / Chaired by Louisa Bilske
Room: Skyline
PARTNERING WITH OLDER ADULTS
Determining readiness for occupational therapy intervention
for patients with delirium
Emma Belcher
Can we use an in-hospital functional assessment to predict
home performance in older Australians?
Megan Coulter
Discharge planning for older adults with cognitive
impairment: An algorithm to guide clinical reasoning
Laura Douglas
Evaluation of the Independent Living Group (ILG) to assist
people to maximise their independence with everyday
activities.
Deanne Wingate & Tess Brennan
12.30pm-1.30pm
1.30pm-2.00pm
2.00pm-3.00pm
Session 17
Room: Skyline
WORKSHOP
Reclaiming Occupation As Means (ROAM): Creating
communities of occupation-centred occupational therapists
James Naismith, Dr. Robert Pereira & Brock Cook
3.00pm-3.30pm
3.30pm-4.30pm
4.30pm
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Morning Tea
Concurrent sessions
Session 14 / Chaired by Jay Crook
Session 15 / Chaired by Sarah Kyriacou
Room: Plenary A
Room: Panorama
EVOLVING PRACTICE
SAFE USE ON ROADS
Embracing new roles: Working with asylum seekers and
The development and validation of a video driving risk
refugees
assessment tool•for use in driving research
Tara Watts & Shannon Chan
Chris Bruce
Screening for developmental delay in the Thailand / Myanmar Investigating assessments for adult pedestrian safety following
refugee camps: opportunities and barriers in a resource poor an illness or injury
setting
Tanja Brunner
Cheryl Neilson
Koori Occupational Therapy Scheme - 8 years on; the
Australian Emergency Department Survey: Information
successes and challenges
provided regarding Fitness-To-Drive after mild traumatic brain
injury
Joanne Cairney & Lin Oke
Anne Baker
Does the presence of a mental health consumer on an oral
assessment panel enhance occupational therapy student
engagement in learning?
Alexandra Logan
Using iPad technology to streamline referrals for occupational
therapy driving assessment
Session 16 / Chaired by Lea Kewish
Room: Plenary B
MENTAL HEALTH ACROSS THE GENERATIONS
Trialling a practitioner-academic alliance for professional
development in mental health practice
Clare Wilding & Ian Davey
Sensational: An inpatient adolescent group program to improve
emotion regulation.
Carmen Houlihan
The value of an occupation-based martial arts as therapy
program for children who have a parent with a mental illness
Kathryn Legg
Outcomes of 'Starting out with The Works', a vocational
program in adult mental health services
Melinda Cooper
Lunch
Poster Session
Concurrent sessions
Session 18 / Chaired by Jacinta Sheehan
Session 19 / Chaired by Sue Giles
Panorama
Room: Plenary A
ὶ-OT V2
THE OCCUPATION OF SEX
The Hand-Hub: Maximizing upper limb function after
An exploration of the perceptions of occupational therapists
neurological injury
regarding their reasoning and practices associated with
addressing sexuality with clients
Marlena Klaic
Claire Lynch
Enhancing the patient journey using innovative technologyDevelopment of a sexual health module for offenders with
the TAPit®
cognitive impairment
Joanne Robertson & Adele Baini
Debbie Verikios
Can the use of the iPad enhance the home assessment
process?
Jessica Toohey
Establishing an occupational therapy directed interdisciplinary
allied health assistant role in palliative care and exploring the
impact on service provision
Elizabeth Depetro
Danielle Ashley & Jessica Moller
Lets talk about sex: implementing the evidence to stroke
survivors undergoing inpatient rehabilitation
Lauren Bakker & Derek Dinh
Anita Brown-Major
Afternoon Tea
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Ms Kate MacRae -Advisor to Chief Executive Affairs, Corporate Office, Monash Medical Centre
Official close
Session 20 / Chaired by Annette Leong
Room: Plenary B
ALTERNATE MODELS OF PRACTICE
The integration of animal-assisted therapy in a youth mental
health service: Benefits for client and staff wellbeing
Jordan Maddern & Nerae Anstee
Education and assessment models for trans-professional
competency
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