Volunteer “Patients” needed for Occupational Therapy practical exams!

osot-students-04Want to be an OT? Thinking about applying to the MOT program? This opportunity will assist you to learn more about the MOT program and ask questions about applying to the MOT program directly to OT faculty & instructors! Come build your volunteer work resume with us!


Volunteers are needed to act as a patients or clients  in the Master’s of Occupational Therapy program practical exam for Patient Lifts and Transfers. Volunteers will receive brief training on how to roleplay a person with a particular injury or disability from OT faculty & staff. Then OT students will assist you to transfer to and from a hospital bed to wheelchair and teach you some basic self-care skills such as dressing.


Time Commitment: Nov 4th , 8:00-12:30 or 1:00-4:30


Please email course coordinator Kathy Elissat at kathy.elissat@ubc.ca for further information, questions or to volunteer.