Poster Session
Issue Date: August 2020
Published Online: August 01, 2020
Updated: July 29, 2020
International Fieldwork: A Qualitative Analysis of the Lived Experiences of OT Students in Ecuador
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, MI, USA
  • Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Article Information
Education of OTs and OTAs / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   August 01, 2020
International Fieldwork: A Qualitative Analysis of the Lived Experiences of OT Students in Ecuador
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411505128. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO4025
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411505128. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO4025
Abstract

Date Presented 03/27/20

This qualitative study illustrated how a Level I fieldwork experience in Ecuador contributed the professional skill sets of participating OT students in the areas of critical thinking, occupation-based practice, and importance of nonverbal communication when working with a non-English-speaking population.

Primary Author and Speaker: Jill Brown

Additional Authors and Speakers: Wendy Stav