Date:April 25, 2017

Kathy Adkins, OTR/L

Kathy Adkins, OTR/L is a graduate of Baker College of Flint, Michigan. She has 23 years of clinical and operational experience working with ages in a variety of settings. She owned and operated her own rehab company for 3 years specializing in Driver Evaluation and Rehabilitation Services. She is currently Director of Quality, Clinical Support for Kindred Healthcare and prior to this worked as a Systems Quality Clinical Documentation Consultant.

She co-presented at 2013 International Seating Symposium and 2014 KOTA state conference on geriatric wheelchair positioning. She did a poster presentation at AOTA National Conference in 2015 on functional wheelchair positioning. She presented at KOTA state conference in 2015 on documentation, 2016 on Standardized Assessments and has presented at the Western District KOTA meeting on a variety of topics. In 2018, she presented at a Mini Rehab Conference, a full day training at KCTCS on Functional Positioning and Documentation and she also received her LSVT BIG Certification in July 2018. She is an annual guest lecturer at KCTCS twice a year for presentations on documentation and standardized assessments for the OTA students. She serves on the advisory board for the OTA program at KCTCS in Madisonville KY. She is currently working on her certification to become a Certified Professional Medical Auditor and her Certified Professional Coding Certification (CPC). She is an active member of AOTA, KOTA and AAPC.

Fun Facts about Kathy: Kathy lives in Calhoun KY with her significant other John and their son James. Kathy loves to cook and owns a small catering company. She reads continuously, any kind of book, sang in a Gospel quartet when she was in high school Her son graduated from the same high school as she did (40 years ago). She owns a 3-legged cat named Midnight.