Occupational Therapy academic staff present research at the Pan-Pacific Conference on Rehabilitation

The College of Rehabilitation Sciences-Occupational Therapy academic staff members presented their research at the 13th Pan-Pacific Conference on Rehabilitation held last November 23-24 in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Assoc. Prof. Ivan Neil Gomez, Ph.D. shared his research study titled, “Occupational Balance among Undergraduate OT Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown” in the Traditional Oral Presentation category.  He also participated in the poster presentation sessions with the following studies: Factors Associated with the Quality of Life of Families of Children with Disability, Developing a Filipino-Based Therapy Card Deck for Home and Community Skills, and Effectiveness of a Research Project Placement Program for Final Year Undergraduate OT Students on their Evidence-Based Practice Competency and Attitudes.

Asst. Prof. Kim Gerald Medallon, Ph.D. joined the Pitching Oral Presentation category with his study titled, “Life Satisfaction and Self-Efficacy of OT Students in a University in Metro Manila: A Cross-Sectional Study” where he received the Best Oral Presentation Award.

Asst. Prof. Kathlene Anne Hernandez, MHPEd participated in the poster presentation sessions with two of her studies: Perception of the Educational Environment among OT Students in UST: A Study Based on the Dundee Ready Educational Environment Measure and The Perspectives of Filipino Rehabilitation Students on Interprofessional Education Course.

Asst. Prof. Allan James Tan, MSOT joined the poster presentation sessions with his study titled, “Sleep Quality among Undergraduate OT Students in UST during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study.

Asst. Prof. Nikka Karla Santos, OTD shared her study titled, “A Retrospective Study on the Online Self-Regulated Learning Skills of OT Students Enrolled in a Full Online Curriculum in UST amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic” in the poster presentation sessions.

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