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Marie-Josée Drisdelle BScN, RN, M.Sc.(OT), OT Reg. (Ont.)

Occupational Therapist / Registered Nurse


Languages

English, French

Education & Certifications

  • Masters of Health Sciences, Occupational Therapy (2016), University of Ottawa
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (2014), University of Ottawa
  • College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (#G1610607)
  • College of Nurses of Ontario (#14061757)

Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)
  • Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO)

Summary of Experience

Experienced in providing bilingual occupational therapy services in acute and community settings to adults and older adults with cognitive, neurological, musculoskeletal, palliative and mental health conditions. Experience in conducting functional and cognitive assessments, seating and mobility assessments, cognitive rehabilitation and providing chronic pain management strategies.

Experienced in providing bilingual nursing care in acute hospital setting to children and adults in general medicine, post-abdominal surgery, mental health and public health. Experience and knowledge on a variety of medical conditions, pain management strategies as well as health promotion and prevention programs.

Continuing Education

  • Concussion Management Workshop (2018)
  • Discretionary Reporting of Fitness to Drive (2018) – COTO webinar
  • Promoting Occupational Engagement in Clients with Chronic Pain (2017) – CAOT webinar
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training – Ottawa Hospital
  • Breaking the Silence: Integrating Trauma-Informed Care into Occupational Therapy Practice – CAOT webinar
  • Occupational Therapy and PTSD: Dealing with Disruption in Daily Life – CAOT webinar
  • Annual Conference (2016): Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists
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