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Hot Topic In Healthcare: From Playroom to Boardroom: The Pediatric OT Practice Roadmap

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Join us for an insightful event led by Dr. Lauren Vistarakula, OTD, OTR/L, as she presents 'From Playroom to Boardroom: The Pediatric OT Practice Roadmap.' Dr. Vistarakula will delve into the intersection of pediatric occupational therapy and entrepreneurship, highlighting how applying the client-centered perspective to a community setting can help build a meaningful and profitable business. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from Dr. Vistarakula's expertise and real-world experiences.

Educational objectives:

  1. Apply the client-centered perspective within a community setting to cultivate trust and engagement with prospective clients
  2. Develop proficiency in pinpointing prevalent concerns within the pediatric demographic and beyond
  3. Strategically leverage resources (and avoid bad business habits) to create a meaningful and profitable healthcare business

a woman with long hair and glasses smiling at the cameraMeet Dr. Lauren Vistarakula, OTD, OTR/L, the spirited force behind Kidable Therapy -- a mobile pediatric therapy practice dedicated to enriching the lives of children and their families throughout southwest Virginia. With over a decade of experience working with children and young adults, Dr. Vistarakula designed her private practice to address the commonly expressed concerns of her clients throughout the years. Dr. Vistarakula's business journey began as a solo occupational therapist. Today, Kidable has flourished into a thriving team of over 10 occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists. As Kidable continues to expand each year, Dr. Vistarakula is excited to share the insights and strategies that have helped her create meaningful services.

Dr. Vistarakula's academic journey spans from a BS in Psychology from the College of Charleston to an MSOT from Jefferson College and a post-professional OTD from Bay Path University. Locally, she has been recognized as Roanoke's Top 40 Under 40 and Kidable has won Gold in Best of Roanoke's category of Local Business on the Grow. With each accomplishment, her commitment to enhancing the lives of children remains steadfast.