Students from BPCC’s Occupational Therapy Assistant program were on the Northwestern State University campus recently sharing research findings with the University’s athletic staff. The presentation was centered on students suffering sudden cardiac arrest. The group’s presentation also helped to inform the staff and raise awareness on the importance of EKG screenings among student athletes.
Taylor Cedars, a student in BPCC’s OTA program, shares how the group determined a focus for the project.
“Our class had an assignment to help raise awareness for the profession of occupational therapy,” Cedars said. “Because occupational therapy covers so many different areas we had a limitless number