About the Speaker
Prerna Poojary, Ph.D., OTR/L, CLWT is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy with the College of Public Health and Health Professions. Prerna joined the University of Florida in February 2018. Prerna graduated in 2010 from L.T. Medical College, India with a degree in Occupational therapy and pursued a Master’s in Rehabilitation Sciences with a concentration in Occupational therapy from the University of Pittsburgh, graduating in 2011. She completed her Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Sciences and Technology from the University of Pittsburgh and graduated in 2016. Prerna has a total of four certifications- in Wound Care (2016); Lymphedema therapy (2016); Oncology & Lymphedema Management (2017) and in Gerontology with a specialization in Mental Health (2016). Prerna’s research interests include conducting qualitative and quantitative research in the fields of assistive technology, online education, blended learning, lymphedema, geriatrics, assistive technology, and patient care outcomes. Prerna’s research is three-fold in the fields of research, teaching, and practice. Her research focuses on the conduction of randomized controlled trials with a focus on recruitment and methodology. With teaching, she focuses her research on educational technology, innovation, and improved inclusion in students with disabilities. Her clinical work focuses on aging in place, community reintegration, mental health, and wounds associated with lymphedema patients.
How to participate
The class will become available about 30 minutes prior to the start of the presentation. During this time, you should ensure that you have the Zoom client installed and working.
How to get your Participation Certificate
After the presentation, return to this course to take the post-lecture quiz. The quiz will consist of information that was presented during the session and should not be difficult if you watched the presentation. Once you finish and pass the quiz, mark the course as complete. Your certificate will be available for download as a PDF file upon completion.
You can always return to your profile to view and download your certificates.
- Lectures 1
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 2 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 692
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self