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Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
Fax: (954) 262-3954
communications@nova.edu

NSU Teaches Occupational Therapists how to Engage Patients with Current Technology

TAMPA, FL – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Tampa Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program will be hosting an event in which occupational therapists will learn the many ways to engage clients of all ages in the use of the revolutionary iPad as well as virtual reality based technology applications.  Completion of the Continuing Education Units (CEU)  course is worth six credit hours.

Participants will be able to learn from case study examples and practical application scenarios of technology being applied in the evaluation, and treatment of persons with various diagnoses and barriers to occupation. The continuing education event speakers are Adrienne Lauer, Ed.D., OTR/L and Rick Davenport, Ph.D., OTR/L who are both Assistant Professors at Nova Southeastern University in  Fort Lauderdale and Tampa respectively.

The event will take place on Monday, October 24, 2011 at NSU’s Tampa Student Educational Center at 3632 Queen Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 33619.  It will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The cost is  $75 or $65 if you registered by October 3, 2011.

For more information please call Maria Fontaine at (813) 574-5315 or e-mail her at mf957@nova.edu.

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About Nova Southeastern University (NSU): The main campus is located in Davie, Florida and one of its seven Student Educational Centers is located in Tampa.  NSU is a dynamic is fully accredited Florida University dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs of distinction from preschool through the professional and doctoral levels. NSU has more than 29,000 students and is the seventh largest not-for-profit independent institution nationally. The University awards associate’s, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, specialist, and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields, including business, counseling, computer and information sciences, education, medicine, optometry, pharmacy, dentistry, various health professions, law, marine sciences, early childhood, psychology and other social sciences.  Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU was also awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification in 2010 for the University’s significant commitment to and demonstration of community engagement.   For more information about NSU visit www.nova.edu.

Contact:
Julie Spechler, NSU Office of Public Affairs
954-262-5348(office), 954-591-3361 (cell), julies@nova.edu