Prerna Lal

Assistant Professor

Department of Occupational Therapy

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Prerna Lal is Assistant Professor in Department of Occupational Therapy – Manipal College of Health Professions, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal. 

    She is : 

    Academic:

    •          IV BOT Class In-Charge
    •          Clinical Supervisor (Neuro-medicine and community Udupi Hospital)
    •         Taking lectures for undergraduate students
    •         Conducting clinical discussions for undergraduate students
    •          Conducting case presentations and End of Posting exam for Undergraduates students
    •          Research guide for undergraduate student

    Additional:

    •          Library In-charge
    •          Teacher guardian for 1st year undergraduate students.

     

     

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
ADL, work & Leisure III BOT
Introduction to OT I Semester
Assessment in OT-1 108 II Semester

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Masters of Occupational Therapy Neuro-rehabilitation SOAHS Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka. 2014
Bachelor of Occupational therapy Occupational Therapy DIRD College G.G.S.I.P University, New Delhi 2012

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Occupational Therapy – MCHP, Manipal Assistant Professor Clinical Staff Oct 2016 – till date

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Cognitive Rehabilitation. Promoting Occupational therapy services. OT research. Home modifications for elderly people.

Area of Expertise

Neurorehabilitation, especially with stroke rehabilitation, AIDP Parkinson’s disease, fall prevention in older adults, Functional retraining in Stroke Patient

Area of Research

Normative performance, Indian older Adults

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Professional Affiliation

  •  Life Member of All India occupational Therapy Associations (AIOTA)
  •  Member of Academic Council of Occupational Therapy (ACOT

Professional Contribution :

  • Poster Presentation titled “Normative performance of Indian older adults on modified Jebsen Hand function test” at AIOTA conference 2017

 

 

Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Octave Speech & Hearing Centre, Koramangala, Bangalore Clinical staff- client assessment & intervention planning for children with special needs. October 2014-May 2015
Columbia Asia Referral Hospital, Yeshwantpur & Hebbal, Banglore Clinical Staff- Client Assessment &intervention planning for Neuro-medicine and surgery Unit. Conducting employee training sessions. June 2015-October 2016