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Karen Pendleton, MA
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy
School of Allied Health Professions
Other LLU Classes Outside Of Schedule 
Lecture
 
7/2004 - 0/2013 OCTH 443 Case Analysis, Rsning & Mgmt II
Treatment planning component, 20 hrs/qtr.
7/2004 - 0/2013 OCTH 453 Disorders of Human Performance III
Physical disabilities component, 30 hrs/qtr.
3/2004 - 6/2013 OCTH 442 Case Analysis, Rsning & Mgmt I
Documentation, 10 hrs/qtr.
Interactive Teaching
 
9/2014 - 12/2014 OCTH 510 Applied Kinesiology
Addresses general principles, protocols and procedures that govern several primary assessments such as goniometry, manual muscle testing and gross sensory screening.
1/2014 - 3/2014  OCTH 508 Splinting, 2014 to present
Design and fabrication of splints with reference to various populations across the life span. Emphasizes safety precautions for practitioner and client.
1/2014 - 3/2014 OCTH 512 Conditions in Occupational Therapy: Neurological; 4 units. 2014 to present
Addresses commom neurological disorders and the implications for participation in occupations across the life span, examining guiding theories, evidence-based practice, safety and contextual issues.
8/2013 - 9/2014 OCTH 505 Occupation-Based Activity Analysis; 3 units Level I students
Analysis of Activities in all areas of occupations based on dynamic interaction of client factors, performance skills and patterns, and contexts.
10/2012 - 10/2015 RTTP  Rehabilitation Technician Training Program in Haiti.
Course: Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation

Introduction to hand, elbow and shoulder rehabilitation following nerve and tendon injuries, amputations, and fractures. Approaches to evaluation and treatment of these common injuries as well as splinting techniques based on available resourses in Haiti. The course also addressed adaption of functional activities and ideas for exercises.
9/2005 - 12/2008 OCTH 321 / OCTA 228 Intervention Techniques/Strategies I
Problem based learning, practice basic patient techniques, and mentoring projects, 15 hrs/qtr, 30 students (MOT and OTA).
9/2005 - 12/2014 OCTH 435 Upper Extremity Rehab & Splinting
Splinting labs, 40 hrs/qtr, 15 students each lab.
7/2005 - 6/2014 Faculty Advisor
Faculty advisor for students during the three year program; 3 graduate stdents, 2 seniors, 3 juniors.
3/2005 - 6/2008 Humnitec Rehab college, Japan, Extension Program
Interactie teaching, lab activities, 15 students.
2/2005 Korea Cultural Exchange Program
Interactive teaching to non-English speaking students, 5 hours, 10 students.
1/2005 - 3/2008 OCTA 214 Applied Anatomy
Lab, 20 hrs/qtr; small group mentoring, 15 hrs/qtr, 6 students.
1/2005 - 3/2008 OCTA 225 Therapeutic Activities
Splinting lab for OTA, 12 hrs/qtr, 6 students.
1/2005 - 1/2006 Study Tour: Occupational Therapy students from Woosong University, Korea
9/2004 - 12/2013 OCTH 513 Case Analysis, Rsning & Mgmt III
Mentoring projects, 10 hrs/qtr., 13 students.
8/2004 - 9/2013 OCTH 331  Functional Kinesiology, 3 units.
8/2004 - 9/2013 OCTH 443 Case Analysis, Reasoning & Mgmt. II, 3 units
3/2004 - 6/2013 OCTH 442 Case Analysis, Rnsing & Mgmt I
Documentation, small group mentoring, 20 hrs/qtr, 23 students.
1/2004 - 3/2013 OCTH 451 Disorders of Human Performance I, 5 units
Mentoring projects, 10 hrs/qtr; small group teaching, 10 hrs/qtr, 23 students.
Administrative Teaching Roles
 
11/2014 OCTH 511   Conditions in OT: Orthopedics. 4 units. 2013 to the present
Reviews  common orthopedic and rheumatological disorders and the implications for participation in occupations across the life span. Addresses safety  and contextual issues associated with this group of disorders.
8/2005 - 9/2013 OCTH 331  Functional Kinesiology, 3 units
Coordinator for this MOT course.
1/2005 - 6/2008 OCTA 214  Applied Anatomy, 2 units
Coordinator for this OTA course.
9/2004 - 12/2013 OCTH 321 Intervention Techniques I, 2 units
Coordinator for the MOT and OTA Levels.
9/2004 - 12/2013 OCTH 321, Intervention Techniques I, Junior class
8/2004 - 9/2013 OCTH 453 Disorders of Human Performance III, 4 units
7/2004 - 9/2013 OCTH 443  Case Analysis, Reasoning & Management II, 2 units
Coordinator for this team-taught course.
3/2004 - 6/2013  OCTH 452 Disorders of Human Performance II, 5 units
Coordinator for this team-taught class.
10/2003 - 10/2015 Jukei College, Osaka, Japan, 3-day study tour
Coordinator for this study tour.
1/2003 - 3/2014 OCTH 435  Upper Extremity Rehab & Splinting ,Splinting is 1 unit of the 3 unit class. 1 unit
Coordinator for the splinting portion of this course.
Instructional Prep of New Material
 
7/2011 - 0/2014 MOT Curriculum Revision
Ongoing revisoin of MOT curriculum with two full-day faculty retreats to initiate changes.
1/2005 - 2/2005 Korea Study Tour
Preparation of a 5-hour workshop, and handouts, for non-English speaking students from Korea on February 9, 2005.
7/2004 - 0/2008 OTA Course Revision
Continual revision of OTA course work to meet AOTA-ACOTE Standards.