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Dr. Amanda Mohler
- December 2013 - Doctorate of Occupational Therapy
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
- Capstone Project: Factors Impacting Readiness for Low Vision Interventions in Older Adults
- OT Scholarship Recipient of the Excellence in Student Research Award
- May 2010 - Bachelors of Social Work, Minor: Criminal Justice
Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL
- Graduated Magna Cum Laude Golden Key International Honor Society Beta Psi, the ISU chapter of Phi Alpha, The National Academic Social Work Honor Society
- May 2007 Associates of Science Parkland College, Champaign, IL
- Honors Scholar
- Dementia: Improving Activities of Living June 2016 Certified in recognizing and identifying clinical patterns of dementia behaviors and using procedural memory to enhance ADLs; develop goals for enhancing participation and delivering “practicable” steps
- Interactive Metronome March 2016 Certified in a neurological tool to improve cognitive, neurological, communication, behavioral, and motor disorders.
- Star Clinician Certified July 2015 Developed expertise in oncology rehab including evaluation, treatment, and management of chronic conditions including lymphedema, pain, fatigue, and deconditioning related to disease Vestibular Assessment and Treatments March 2015
- Certified in assessing and treating patients with vertigo disequilibrium from vestibular causes.
- Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Techniques) and Complete Decongestive Therapy April 2015 Trained in the four components of Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) and the management of lymphedema affecting a variety of peripheral body parts caused by chronic venous insufficiencies and other pathologies. Skilled in identifying a variety of peripheral edemas and understand the medical indications and contraindications of CDT. Facilitate treatment plans for individuals with chronic extremity lymphedema and other conditions and perform the treatment accordingly.
- Clinical Education
- Doctoral Capstone Development
- Geriatrics and quality of life
- Enhancing clinical practice for occupational therapy practitioners
- The implications of resilience on student and practitioner performance
Dr. Amanda Mohler joined the A-State OTD faculty in July of 2016. Prior to her faculty appointment she practiced occupational therapy at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Jonesboro Arkansas where she integrated occupation-based theories to support individuals while promoting health and well-being and participation and advocating for quality of life. Dr. Mohler is certified in lymphedema care, driver safety, and a variety of geriatric specialties. She has developed scholarships with emphasis on driving simulation technology for adults and successful aging for the geriatric population. Amanda is the NEA District Chair for the Arkansas Occupational Therapy Association where she continues to advocate for the Occupational Therapy profession.
Building: E. Smith
Room: Suite 318