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Nontraditional Fieldwork: The Role of Occupational Therapy in a Transitionary Primary Care Clinic

This course will explore non-traditional fieldwork and the opportunity it provides for community-based care focused on wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention. During a non-traditional role-emerging fieldwork placement, students explore the potential for, and establish and implement, an occupational therapy role. Learn about the role of occupational therapy in a transitionary primary care clinic through the lived experiences of members of the UF Health Care One Clinic in Gainesville, FL.

Summer 2021 Issue

In This Issue: • UF OTD Program ACOTE Visit • UF OTD Program's Curriculum Framework • New FWPE • Ask the FWC • Upcoming Events

Spring 2021 Issue

In This Issue: • UF OT Fieldwork Educator Workshop Series • Fieldwork Educator/Student Relationship Tips • Fieldwork Educators and Implicit Bias • Ask the FWC • Upcoming Events

UF OT presented the inaugural Fieldwork Educator Workshop Series

The University of Florida’s Occupational Therapy Department presented the Fieldwork Educator Workshop Series, Educating and Shaping the Next Generation of OTs: How to Bridge the Communication Gap between Fieldwork Educators and their OT Students, in January and February 2021.

Fall 2020 Issue

In This Issue: • Meet the UF OT Department Academic Fieldwork Coordinator • Feedback Tips • Ask the FWC • Upcoming Events

UF Professor Assumes Leadership Position in OT at State Level

The Florida Occupational Therapy Educational Consortium (FLOTEC) has elected Linda Struckmeyer, PhD, OTR/L, Clinical Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy, as its new chairperson. The mission of FLOTEC is “To Promote, Encourage, and Foster Quality Fieldwork Education in collaboration with Fieldwork Educators for the benefit of…

Margaret Odom named as a PHHP 2017 Superior Accomplishment Award winner

Margaret Odom Renner, an academic assistant II in the occupational therapy department, supports all aspects of the Master of Occupational Therapy program, from program inquiries to admissions to fieldwork and graduation certification. This includes, among other duties, organizing admissions data for more than 400 applicants and handling the…