In this edition, we highlight Dr. Michael Iwama's career and contributions to occupational therapy. Dr. Iwama is the developer of the Kawa Model of Occupational Therapy. This course is part of a quarterly series on OccupationalTherapy.com designed as a salute to the OT pioneers with contributing editor Dr. Franklin Stein. It is presented in an engaging Q & A format and highlights the OT pioneer's journey into occupational therapy and research accomplishments.
Course created on April 27, 2020
Course Type: Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.15 Introductory, Category 3: Professional Issues - OT Research; CE Broker/1.5 Home Study, General (FL), Management (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Professional/Health Care Related (SC), CE Broker #20-698553; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/1.88 Beginner, Education And/or Research
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the Kawa Model of Occupational Therapy and its application to clinical practice.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the significant issues in healthcare that impact on occupational therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the trends in international occupational therapy especially in Japan.
Michael Iwama, PhD, MSc, BScOT, BSc
Dr. Michael Iwama is Dean of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the MGH Institute in Boston. He was previously
Professor and Chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy at Augusta University (formerly the Medical College of Georgia). He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and holds similar adjunct professorial appointments at six universities in Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Asia.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
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