Becky Liu will have the benefit of experience when she competes this month in the Allied Health Games. Her favorite event?
Watermelon eating, followed by tug-of-war.
“It was a really fun experience but last year we had a lot of school work,” said Liu, a second-year occupational therapy student and School of Health Professions ambassador. “This year life is getting a little easier.”
Respiratory Care division holds 22nd annual symposium
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
By Kate Hunger
“Respiratory Therapists: Partners in Health” was the theme of the Respiratory Care division’s 22nd annual symposium, held March 23-24.
Held at the Pearl Stables, the symposium offered attendees from across South Texas two full days of speakers who presented on a range of topics, including neonatal flight transport, the role of respiratory therapists in organ procurement, diagnosis and treatment of asthma and the role of time-based and volumetric capnography in managing critically ill patients.
April is National Occupational Therapy Month, but this year the profession is also marking its 100th anniversary.
The American Occupational Therapy Association conference and centennial celebration was held in Philadelphia March 30-April 2. Karin Barnes, Ph.D., OTR, associate professor of occupational therapy, was named a fellow by the AOTA during the conference’s awards ceremony.