Kimberly Coutts, MSc, BScOT, BSc

ATS Assoc Teaching Professor, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine - Occupational Therapy
Sessional Instructor, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine - Strategic Initiatives

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ATS Assoc Teaching Professor, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine - Occupational Therapy
Email
kacoutts@ualberta.ca

Sessional Instructor, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine - Strategic Initiatives
Email
kacoutts@ualberta.ca

Overview

About

Degrees:

Master of Science, University of Alberta, 2009

Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy (Distinction), University of Alberta, 1996

Bachelor of Science, University of Saskatchewan, 1993


Clinical background: 

  • Practiced as an Occupational Therapist in adult (plastics, neurology), pediatrics (feeding, developmental, brain injury) and allied heath education.
  • Worked in hospital, community, preschool and private practice settings. 

Teaching

Areas of interest: Integration and Application, Interprofessional Education.

Courses

OCCTH 510 - Occupational Therapy Process and Practice: Application

Application of occupational therapy principles and skills, supported by evidence based practice, in physical and mental health, functioning, participation and activities. Corequisites: All Year 1 Fall Term Courses.


OCCTH 530 - Occupational Therapy Process and Practice: Synthesis

The use and design of interventions for physical and mental health, functioning, participation, and activities supported by the analysis and synthesis of occupational therapy principles. Corequisites: All Year 2 Fall Term courses.


OCCTH 555 - Enabling Occupation and Participation for Children and Youth

Application of occupational therapy principles with an emphasis on children, youth and families, supported by evidence-based practice, and the incorporation of current theories, complex integrated case studies, and experiential learning.


OCCTH 584 - Influences on Occupational Performance: Human Systems II: Conditions and Interventions

Occupational performance deficits resulting from illness, injury, and disease and the application of related assessment skills and occupational therapy interventions.


OCCTH 585 - Influences on Occupational Performance: Human Systems III: Theory and Practice in Neurology

Application of occupational therapy principles, supported by current principles of neuroscience, for neurological conditions encountered in practice.


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