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Angela L . Patterson, OTD, OTR/L

Director, Master of Science in Rehabilitation/Master of Science in Occupational Therapy - Program director for MSR/MSOT programs in Graduate School for international students.

Associate Professor

Angela Patterson

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Occupational Therapy or Rehabilitation (Master of Science)
Graduate School
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Faculty - Pharmacy, OT, PT
Occupational Therapy Faculty
Occupational Therapy Clinical Education Faculty
BOYN - Boyne

Angela L . Patterson, OTD, OTR/L

Director, Master of Science in Rehabilitation/Master of Science in Occupational Therapy - Program director for MSR/MSOT programs in Graduate School for international students.

Associate Professor

Angela Patterson, OTD, OTR/L is an assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Creighton University. She is the Director of the international Master of Science for Rehabilitation and Master of Science in Occupational Therapy programs. Dr. Patterson is an alumna of Creighton University graduating with her BSOT in 1999 and OTD in 2015. She practiced as an occupational therapist specializing in neuro rehabilitation, outpatient, seating and positioning, acute care, and ergonomics for 15 years. At Creighton, her role is focused on global health care education and interprofessional education. Dr. Patterson serves as an instructor for the China Honors Immersion Program and directs the Creighton health sciences international summer programs. Additionally, Dr. Patterson completes scholarship focused in global practice and interprofessional collaboration. Dr. Patterson provides support for international program development for all Creighton health science programs.  

Teaching Interests

  • Dr. Patterson currently specializes in international occupational therapy education programming. She also participates in interprofessional education.

Research Focus

Cultural competence in global health care.
International occupational therapy practice.

Department

Occupational Therapy

Position

Associate Professor

Articles

  • International Journal of Telerehabilitation
    Harkey, L. C., Jung, S. M., Newton, E. R., & Patterson, A. (2020). Patient satisfaction with telehealth in rural settings: A systematic review. International Journal of Telerehabilitation, 12(2), 53-64.
    12, p. 53-64 2020
  • Annals of International Occupational Therapy
    Mu, K., Patterson, A., Lohman, H., Yang, Y., & Wu, J. (2020). Development of Occupational Therapy in China. Annals of International Occupational Therapy, 3(2), 92-97. https://doi.org/10.3928/24761222-20200116-04.
    3, p. 92-97 2020
  • Chinese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine
    Mu, K., Patterson, A., Domina, A., Wang, Y., & Wang, Y. (2019). Clinical doctorate: A professional degree in occupational therapy education. Chinese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 3, 46-50.
    3, p. 46-50 2019
  • Wolter’s Kulwer
    Lohman, H., Lampe, A., & Patterson, A. (2019). Payment for services in the United States. In Schell, B. A., & Gillen, G. (Eds.), Willard and Spackman’s Occupational Therapy, 13th edition (pp. 1171 – 1188). Philadelphia: Wolter’s Kulwer,
    13th Edition, p. 1171-1188 2019
  • Journal of Allied Health
    Patterson, A., Bahle-Lampe, A., Greiner, G., Bracciano, A., Lohman H., Mu, K., & Qi, Y. (2020). Meeting global rehabilitation need: The development and evaluation of an international visiting rehabilitation student program. Journal of Allied Health, 49(2), 99-105.
    49, p. 99-105 -0001
  • Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal
    Patterson, A. & Bracciano, A. (2020). Developing an Ignatian pedagogy for occupational therapy education in China: The lived experience of the first two entry level OTD, Jesuit trained clinicians. Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal, 9(1), article 6.
    9 -0001
  • Journal of Fujian TCM
    Holm, S. E., Nelson, K., & Patterson, A. (2020). Acute care in the United States: The roles of occupational therapy and physical therapy in early rehabilitation. Chinese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 30(3), 240-249.
    30, p. 240-249 -0001
  • Chinese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine
    Greiner, B. Patterson, A. Mu, K., Schumacher, M., Qi, Y, (2020). Occupational Therapy Doctoral Students Attitudes toward Evidence Based Practice. Chinese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 30(5), 405-412.
    30, p. 405-412 -0001

Publications

  • Elsevier
    Patterson, A. Activities of daily living (ADL): Assessment of bathing (rehabilitation therapy). Elsevier Home Health Care Skills. (2017). https://lms.elsevierperformancemanager.com/ContentArea/NursingSkills/GetNursingSkillsDetails/?skillkeyid=15844&skillid=OT_024 2017
  • Elsevier
    Patterson, A. Seating and postural supports for patients in wheelchairs. Elsevier Home Health Care Skills (rehabilitation therapy). (2017). https://lms.elsevierperformancemanager.com/ContentArea/NursingSkills/GetNursingSkillsDetails/?skillkeyid=15937&skillid=OT_034 2017
  • Elsevier
    Patterson, A. Instrumental activities of daily living: Community integration considerations (rehabilitation therapy). Elsevier Home Health Care Skills. (2017). https://lms.elsevierperformancemanager.com/ContentArea/NursingSkills/GetNursingSkillsDetails?skillid=OT_033&skillkeyid=15908&searchTerm=instrumental&searchContext=home 2017

Presentations

  • Patterson, A., Russell, M., Feldhacker, D., & Greiner, B. (2020, October). Student responses to telehealth education: Outcomes form lecture and lab teaching modules. Virtual poster presentation at AOTA Education Summit. 2020
  • Todd, M., Johnson, L., Patterson, A., Begley, K., Ryan Haddad, A., Pick, A., & Sedillo, T. (2020, April). Preparing nurse practitioner students for collaborative clinical practice in interpersonal violence: An interprofessional approach. Virtual poster presentation at National Organization for Nurse Practitioner Faculties 46th Annual Conference. 2020
  • Johnson, L., Patterson, A., Ryan-Haddad, A., Begley, K., Todd, M., Pick, A., & Sedillo, T. (2019, October). Violence across the lifespan: An innovative initiative to prepare health sciences faculty: Success and challenges. Collaborating Across Boarders (CAB), Indianapolis, IN. 2019
  • Patterson, A., Lohman, H., & Bracciano, A. (2019, October). Integrating international students into an entry-level OTD program: Lessons learned, and opportunities gained. AOTA Education Summit, Las Vegas, NV, 2019. 2019
  • Johnson, L., Patterson, A., Ryan Haddad, A. Begley, K., Pick, A., Todd, M., Sedillo, T. (2019, September). Violence Across the Lifespan: A Multidisciplinary Approach.  International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice, New Orleans, LA. 2019
  • Alsharif, N., Patterson, A., Carrico, C., & Wilson, A. (2019, July). Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions: A history of purposeful global engagement. AACP Pharmacy Education, Chicago, IL. 2019
  • Patterson, A., Bahle-Lampe, A., Greiner, B., Bracciano, A., Lohman, H., Mu, K., & Qi, Y. (2019, April). Rehabilitation interantional summer program: Development and assessment of a global program. AOTA National Conference, New Orleans, LA.  2019
  • Mu, K., Patterson, A., Coppard, B., & Bracciano, A. (2018, May). Student outcomes comparison between on campus & hybrid education. WFOT International Conference, Cape Town, South Africa.    2018
  • Patterson, A. & Mu, K. (2018, May). How to develop and incorporate international programming into occupational therapy education. WFOT International Conference, Cape Town, South Africa.    2018
  • Greiner, B., Patterson, A., Messer, M., Mu, K., & Qi, Yongyue (2018, April). The effectiveness of professional education on attitudes toward evidence-based practice. AOTA National Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. 2018
  • Patterson, A., (2018, April). Food and therapy: Student OT clinic in a food pantry. AOTA National Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.   2018
  • Patterson, A. (2018, March). Hand therapy: Evidenced based evaluation and splinting. International Occupational Therapy Conference, Kunming, China. 2018
  • Patterson, A. & Wang, Y. (2018, March). International collaborations: Creighton University helping meet China rehabilitation needs. International Occupational Therapy Conference, Kunming, China. 2018
  • Lally, K., Patterson, A., Mu, K., Blanchard, S., Shin, J., & Qi, Y. (2018, March) Development of Culturally Relevant Needs Assessment. St. Albert’s Day, Creighton University. Omaha, NE. 2018
  • Patterson, A., Bahle-Lampe, A., Greiner, B., Bracciano, A., Lohman, H., Mu, K., & Qi, Y. (2017, November). Meeting global rehabilitation need: Impact of Creighton rehabilitation international summer program. Creighton University Assessment Symposium, Omaha, NE. 2017
  • Greiner, B., Patterson, A., Messer, M., Schumacher, M., Mu, K., & Qi, Y. (2017, November).  The effect of processional education on attitudes toward evidence-based practice among OT and PT students. Creighton University Assessment Symposium, Omaha, NE. 2017
  • de la Garza, M. & Patterson, A. (2017, April). Providing international level I fieldwork experiences for OT students. AOTA National Conference, Philadelphia, PA. 2017
  • Boehne, T., Jackson, L., & Patterson, A. (2017, March). Telerehabilitation: Ethical considerations for occupational therapy. AOTA National Conference, Philadelphia, PA. 2017
  • Patterson, A. & Mu, K. (2017, March). Development of international programming in occupational therapy education. AOTA National Conference, Philadelphia, PA. 2017
  • Wang, Y., Zhang, Q., & Patterson, A. (2017, March). Difference between American and Chinese learning: Perceptions of Chinese occupational therapy students in Creighton University. AOTA National Conference, Philadelphia, PA. 2017
  • Greiner, B., Patterson, A., Messer, M., Schumacher, M., Mu, K., & Qi, Yongyue, Q. (2017, February). The effect of professional education on attitudes toward evidence-based practice among OT and PT students. NOTA Conference, Omaha, NE. 2017
  • Patterson, A. (2016, November). Master of Science in rehabilitation and Master of Science in occupational therapy. Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, People of Republic of China. 2016
  • Mu, K. & Patterson, A. (2016, November). Meeting the rehabilitation needs in China through international collaborations. China Rehabilitation Education Conference, Yantai, People of Republic of China. 2016
  • Mu, K., Coppard, B., Bracciano, A., Bradberry, J. C., & Patterson, A. (2016, June). Student learning outcomes: Comparison between face to face and hybrid education. COTEC-ENOTHE Congress, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland. 2016
  • Patterson, A. (2016, March). Occupational therapy’s role in cognitive rehabilitation. Kunming Medical University, Kunming, People of Republic of China. 2016
  • Mu, K., Coppard, B., Bracciano, A., Bradberry, J. C., & Patterson, A. (2015, October). Student learning outcomes: Comparison between face to face and hybrid education. AOTA/OTCAS Education Summit, Denver, Colorado. 2015
  • Carrico, C. & Patterson, A. (2015, October). The use of student portfolios as a guide for reflection and learning in an IPE immersion course. Collaborating Across Boarders, Roanoke, Virginia. 2015
  • Mu, K. & Patterson, A. (2014, December) China honors immersion program. Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions’ All Staff Meeting, Omaha, NE. (co-author and presenter) 2014
  • Mu, K. & Patterson, A. (2014, November) China honors immersion program. Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions’ All Faculty Meeting, Omaha, NE. (co-author and presenter) 2014
  • Domina, A. & Patterson, A. (2014, February). Supervision in challenging situations. Munroe Meyer Institute, Omaha, NE. (co-author and presenter)  2014
  • Mu, K. & Patterson, A. (2015, February). Facilitating interprofessional and culturally-competent patient care through international immersion experience. Global Health Conference Midwest, Omaha, Nebraska. 2014
  • Patterson, A. & Mu, K. (2013, October). The principles for the splint application after hand injury. Presentation at Rehabilitation Symposium, Hebei, People of Republic of China. 2013
  • Patterson, A. & Mu, K. (2013, October). Wheelchairs and seating and positioning. Presentation at Rehabilitation Symposium, Hebei, People of Republic of China. 2013

Other

  • Patterson, A., Russel, M., Feldhacker, D., & Greiner, B. Telehealth and occupational therapy education. Dr. George F. Haddix President’s Faculty Research Fund, 2019.

  • Peterkin, K., Galt, K., Heinemann, L., Holman, A., Jordan, L., Kurtyka, F., Meis, J., Nelson, K., Patterson, A., & Schnack, K. (Co-Investigator). Understanding the Process of Developing Cultural Competency: Facilitating Cross Cultural Communication While Implementing Patient Centered Care. Creighton Global Initiative (CGI): President's Global Research Fund, 2017.

Awards

  • Member of Faculty Seminar on Jesuit Higher Education
    Represented SPAHP for academic year 2019-2020.
    Nominated by Acting Dean Dr. Wilson
  • Alegent One Awards
    Alegent