Kristian Llaca, EdD, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, CSRS, BCTS, CHSE
Assistant Professor, OT Programs
College of Rehabilitative Sciences
Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) Program
Spinal Cord Injuries
Traumatic Brain Injuries
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Florida International University
Bachelor of Science in Recreational Therapy, Florida International University
Kristian Llaca has been a practicing Occupational Therapist for 5 years working in different healthcare setting ranging from acute care, home health, inpatient rehab, and private practice. He graduated from Florida International University with a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy. Since then, Professor Llaca has specialized in the adult neurological population while working at West Gables Rehab Hospital as an OT in the Inpatient rehab facility. Professor Llaca has also attained his ATP certification and is a Certified Stroke Rehab Specialist, Telepractice Specialist, and Healthcare Simulation Educator.
Professor Llaca has taught at the University of St. Augustine for 2 years as a contributing faculty member and has recently transitioned to core faculty. His role at the University of St. Augustine includes lead instructor in several courses for both residential and flex programs as well as serving as a level 1 fieldwork preceptor. In addition to his duties at the University of St. Augustine, Professor Llaca has also developed several CEU courses focusing on the treatment of the neurological population and taught those courses at Select Medical divisional hospitals across the country.