Poster Session  |   August 2016
Service-Learning in Belize: Perceptions of Occupational and Physical Therapy Students and Alumni
Author Affiliations
  • University of Indianapolis
Article Information
Evidence-Based Practice / Education of OTs and OTAs / Multidisciplinary Practice / Health Services Research and Education
Poster Session   |   August 2016
Service-Learning in Belize: Perceptions of Occupational and Physical Therapy Students and Alumni
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011510209p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO4045
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011510209p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO4045
Abstract

Date Presented 4/8/2016

Focus groups were led with a convenience sample of 23 occupational therapy/physical therapy student and alumni participants of service learning trips to Belize. Emergent themes were professional development, cultural influence, knowledge translation, inter- and intraprofessional collaboration, best practice, and sustainability.

Primary Author and Speaker: Candace Beitman

Additional Authors and Speakers: Elizabeth McAfee, Amber Hensley, Leah Giesler, Mariah Linville, Megan Mosier, Emily Gardner