The neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Mercy Hospital is a hard place to be for anyone. For members of the Old Order Amish community, who prefer to live simpler lives separate from the trappings and technology of today’s world, the experience can be overwhelming. … [Read more...] about When worlds collide: How health professionals cross cultural divides
When someone is in the hospital it can be an overwhelming experience: there are many professionals in and out of the room giving different pieces of advice focused on their own area of expertise. … [Read more...] about How health care students learn to work together
Since working within a team is a real-world skill that students need to be prepared to apply, three departments within the College of Health and Human Services are putting their students to the test. … [Read more...] about Students in health-related fields getting trained in collaboration
The American Occupational Therapy Association’s Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy (ACOTE) has considered the candidacy application from the occupational therapy program at Missouri State University and voted to grant candidacy status to the program. … [Read more...] about Occupational therapy moves forward in accreditation process
It is with extreme excitement that we announce that Dr. Sapna Chakraborty, OTD, OTR/L has been named Program Director of the Master of Occupational Therapy Program. Dr. Chakraborty comes to MSU from MU and has extensive experience in pediatric practice, including autism and outpatient rehabilitation. She also has clinical experience with inpatient rehabilitation and acute care … [Read more...] about New Program Director Named!