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Amanda K. Giles

Amanda K. Giles, MS OTR/L Instructor Division of Occupational Therapy Department of Health Professions

Amanda K. Giles, OTD, OTR/L
Instructor
Division of Occupational Therapy
Department of Health Professions
151-B Rutledge Ave, MSC 962
Charleston, SC 29425

Office: B316
Phone: (843) 792-4102
Fax: (843) 792-0710
Email: gilesak@musc.edu

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Education

  • OTD, Occupational Therapy, University of St. Augustine (2014)
  • MS, Occupational Therapy, Medical University of South Carolina (2003)
  • BA, Psychology, Furman University (1999)

Areas of Teaching

  • (OT545) Surface Anatomy
  • (OT644L) Occupational Performance for Musculoskeletal Conditions I Lab
  • (OT 646L) Occupational Performance for Musculoskeletal Conditions II Lab
  • (OT530) Occupational Performance for Neurological Conditions I Lecture
  • (OT530L) Occupational Performance for Neurological Conditions I Lab
  • (OT606) Occupational Performance for Neurogical Conditions Lecture
  • (OT606L) Occupational Performance for Neurological Conditions II Lab
  • (OT561) Research/Scholarship Experience in Occupational Therapy I
  • (OT562) Research/Scholarship Experience in Occupational Therapy II
  • (OT 681) Independent study

Research Interests

  • Educational technology
  • Instructional design
  • Simulated patients and video reflective analysis
  • Neurorehabilitation
     
 

Publications

  • Giles, A. K., Carson, N. E., Breland, H. L., Coker-bolt, P., & Bowman, P. J. (2014). Use of simulated patients and reflective video analysis to assess occupational therapy students’ preparedness for fieldwork. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68, S57-S66. doi:10.5014/ajot.2014.685S0
     

Research Support

  • 2015, Changing What’s Possible Supporting Funds, MUSC College of Health Professions Department of Health Professions, primary investigator, $8,000
  • 2015, Changing What’s Possible Supporting Funds, MUSC Technology Applications Center for Healthful Lifestyles (TACHL), primary investigator, $10,000
  • 2015, Changing What’s Possible Through Innovation and Technology Grant, MUSC, primary investigator, $31,000
  • 2015, Changing What’s Possible Supporting Funds, MUSC College of Health Professions Department of Health Professions, primary investigator, $8,000
  • 2015, Changing What’s Possible Supporting Funds, MUSC Technology Applications Center for Healthful Lifestyles (TACHL), primary investigator, $10,000
  • 2014, Department of Health Professions Interdivisional/Interdepartmental/Intercollege Seed Grant, MUSC, primary investigator, $5,450
  • 2014, Valerie West Educational Technology Enhancement Fund, MUSC, co-investigator, $2,125
  • 2014, Department of Health Professions Interdivisional/Interdepartmental/Intercollege Seed Grant, MUSC, co-investigator, $6,000
     

Awards and Honors

  • 2014, College of Health Professions Teacher of the Year Nomination, MUSC
  • 2014, Pi Theta Epsilon Induction Ceremony Keynote Speaker, MUSC
  • 2014, Teaching Excellence Award Nomination: Developing Teacher, MUSC 
  • 2013, Graduation Ceremony Keynote Speaker Invitation, MUSC (OT c/o 2014)
  • 2011, Teaching Excellence Award Nomination: Educator-Lecturer, MUSC
  • 2010, Pi Theta Epsilon Induction Ceremony Keynote Speaker, MUSC
  • 2010, College of Health Professions Teacher of the Year Nomination, MUSC
 
 
 

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