Open Access Capstone
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Telehealth was not a typical practice in occupational therapy prior to the pandemic (Allen-McHugh & Schleg, 2022; Douglass et al., 2023; Wittmeier et al., 2022). Understanding OT clinician knowledge and confidence in the delivery mode has progressed as a result (Allen-McHugh & Schleg, 2022; Douglass et al., 2023; Soba et al., 2022; Wittmeier et al., 2022). The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of an asynchronous online training module in increasing self-reported knowledge and confidence in occupational therapy clinicians utilizing telehealth with the pediatric population. A pre-experimental pre-posttest quantitative design was used to measure therapist’s perceived knowledge and confidence as a result of participation in a telehealth training module. Pre and posttest data was examined to determine the impact the training module had on therapist’s self-reported knowledge and confidence. The mean for scores related to perceived knowledge on the pre and posttest survey increased by 9.4 and the mean for perceived confidence increased by 8.3 points. The paired T- test completed on the scores from the pre and posttest for perceived knowledge and confidence revealed a p value of
Susan Skees Hermes, OTD, BCP, BCTS
Shirley O'Brien, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
2023 Breanna L. Campbell
Campbell, Breanna L., "Asynchronous Online Telehealth Training: Occupational Therapist’s Perceptions Of Knowledge and Confidence" (2023). Occupational Therapy Doctorate Capstone Projects. 109.
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