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Northern Arizona University’s Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program has received accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education for seven years, the longest term possible.
“We are very excited to share that in addition to receiving the longest accreditation term, the program was found to be compliant with all 203 educational standards,” said Patricia Crist, founding chair, Department of Occupational Therapy.
NAU’s Occupational Therapy Program began at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus in 2014 with an initial class size of 24 students.… Read more
In just three years, Northern Arizona University health professions programs have expanded their presence at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, earned recognition for quality and are generating a pronounced economic impact.
NAU began physician assistant and physical therapy programs at the campus in 2012, beginning with just 29 total students. Today, those programs have been joined by occupational therapy and the total student count is up to 184.
That number was projected to reach 355 by 2019, but now will go even… Read more
An honored soldier will present his story of perseverance and recovery during an appearance Oct. 26 at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus.
Sgt. 1st Class (Ret.) Cory Jacob Remsburg, who was recognized during President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union address, will speak to students from Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona.
The presentation, scheduled for 12–1 p.m. in room B-108, is sponsored by the NAU Department of Occupational Therapy as part of Disability Awareness Month.
Remsburg has become a national… Read more
With new jobs in health care being a bright spot in Arizona’s employment future, a major investment in the Phoenix Biomedical Campus of Northern Arizona University comes at an ideal time.
A $1 million gift from the Del E. Webb Foundation will allow NAU to build out more than 45,000 square feet of a modern health education facility where graduate programs in physician assistant studies, physical therapy and occupational therapy are flourishing and planning to expand.
“This generous investment gives NAU… Read more
A big step forward in the accreditation process means Northern Arizona University’s new occupational therapy program at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus will begin admitting its first cohort of students for the fall 2014 semester.
The 33-month doctoral program is sending out its first acceptance letters for an initial class of 24 students after having received nearly 100 applications. Occupational therapists assist children with disabilities, work with patients recovering from injuries and provide skills for older people experiencing physical or… Read more
Occupational therapists excel at overcoming the obstacles between people and their potential, and the high-demand field is about to broaden the health care horizon with a new doctorate program at Northern Arizona University.
Beginning in fall 2014, NAU will be the only public university in Arizona to offer occupational therapy, and one of a handful nationwide that will award a doctoral degree. The 33-month program, which includes a 16-week residency, will operate out of the Phoenix Biomedical Center.
Founding chair… Read more