Lauren Sheehan

OTD, OTR/L

Lauren Sheehan is the current Clinical and Product Manager with Neurolutions, Inc. and has been in industry roles for the last four years. Lauren has held clinical roles in outpatient neuro-rehabilitation for over a decade as well as administrative roles in clinic management. She is a founding member of the American Congress of Rehab Medicine's Clinical Managers Task Force, supporting clinicians in industry roles in rehabilitation medicine. Lauren also serves as the Productive Aging Special Interest Section Technology Coordinator for the American Occupational Therapy Association and runs the Non-Clinical Tech focused Meet-Up in the Bay Area. Lauren is an Adjunct Faculty Member at Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, CA, where she teaches Administration and Management and Community Practice Lab.

Feb 20 - 8:00 AM PST Student

Skill-Building Workshops

Building a Non-Traditional Capstone Experience

Capstone is one of the ways that an OTD student interested in non-traditional fields can increase their exposure and create opportunities for learning in areas like rehabilitation technology. Join Lisa and Lauren as they share their practical experience from the classroom to the clinic. They'll share best practice for creation of a non-traditional Capstone. This session will give you practical action steps for creating your Capstone experience! If you’re not an OTD student, this session will also give you ideas for connecting with companies in rehabilitation technology for special projects and potential future roles.

Feb 21 - 7:00 AM PST Tech Curious

Skill-Building Workshops

Integrating Advanced Technology Throughout the Continuum of Care

Advanced technology has existed in the field of rehabilitation medicine for years, however, consistent and effective integration continues to be a challenge for many rehabilitation settings. Despite consistent claims of safety, feasibility, increased repetition in desired skills, and popularity among clients, this treatment paradigm has not surpassed conventional treatment as the standard of practice. This course will incorporate opportunities for technology assessment and sharing of success stories from clinicians who are integrating advanced technology effectively in their areas of practice to improve client outcomes.

6:45 PM PST

Friday February 19

Occupational Therapy's Role in Technology and Industry: Bridging the Gap

8:00 AM PST

Saturday February 20

Building a Non-Traditional Capstone Experience

Capstone is one of the ways that an OTD student interested in non-traditional fields can increase their exposure and create opportunities for learning in areas like rehabilitation technology. Join Lisa and Lauren as they share their practical experience from the classroom to the clinic. They'll share best practice for creation of a non-traditional Capstone. This session will give you practical action steps for creating your Capstone experience! If you’re not an OTD student, this session will also give you ideas for connecting with companies in rehabilitation technology for special projects and potential future roles.

7:00 AM PST

Sunday February 21

Integrating Advanced Technology Throughout the Continuum of Care

Advanced technology has existed in the field of rehabilitation medicine for years, however, consistent and effective integration continues to be a challenge for many rehabilitation settings. Despite consistent claims of safety, feasibility, increased repetition in desired skills, and popularity among clients, this treatment paradigm has not surpassed conventional treatment as the standard of practice. This course will incorporate opportunities for technology assessment and sharing of success stories from clinicians who are integrating advanced technology effectively in their areas of practice to improve client outcomes.