Michele Derdall

Saskatchewan Clinical Education Coordinator

Phone: 306-867-7323
Email: derdall@ualberta.ca
Department: Occupational Therapy
Office: Based in Saskatchewan
Office Hours: By appointment
Address: (mailing) c/o Department of Occupational Therapy
Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine
University of Alberta
2-64 Corbett Hall
Edmonton, AB
CANADA T6G 2G4

Credentials:

Certificate in Adult Continuing Education - University of Saskatchewan - 2009
M.A.O.T with a Specialization in Developmental Disabilities - New York
University - 1989
BSc.O.T. University of Alberta - 1982

Professional Interests

health professional communication, professionalism and practice, clinical fieldwork,
health theoretical models, adult education, rural health

Publications

Derdall M, Mulholland S, Brown C. (2010). Evaluating students’ use of web-based communication during practice placements. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 73, 457- 460

Mulholland S, Derdall M. (2007). An early fieldwork experience: student and preceptor perspectives. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 74,161-171

Mulholland S, Derdall M (2006). The students’ perspective on what makes an exceptional clinical preceptor. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69, 567-571(5)

Mulholland S, Derdall M (2005). A strategy for supervising occupational therapy students at community sites. Occupational Therapy International, 2, 28-43.

Mulholland S, Derdall M. (2005). Exploring recruitment strategies to hire occupational therapists. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 72, 37-44.

Mulholland S, Derdall M. (2004). Exploring what employers seek when hiring occupational therapists. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71, 223-229.

Derdall M, Olsen, P, Janzen, W, Warren, S. (2002). Development of a questionnaire to examine confidence of occupational therapy students during fieldwork experiences. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69 , 49-56

Derdall M, Urbanowski R. (1995). Clinical Education in Saskatchewan: A Needs Assessment. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 62, 148-53