PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE SEMINAR2219606/27/2017 11:15:19 AMPREREQUISITE: OTA 210, OTA 220, OTA 230 and OTA 240 with a grade of C or higher Concurrent enrollment in OTA 260 and OTA 265 is required Occupational Therapy Asst.OTA-250Professional Practice Seminar examines professional issues, the role of agencies and associations that support and regulate occupational therapy practice and advocacy roles of the occupational therapy assistant. Topics include preparation activities for Level II Fieldwork, licensure and certification, employment acquisition and development of a professional development plan. (1.2-Articulated) NOTE: This course requires weekly use of computer systems and access to the Internet for assignments, discussions, and communication with peers and instructor. PREREQUISITE: OTA 210, OTA 220, OTA 230 and OTA 240 with a grade of C or higher. Concurrent enrollment in OTA 260 and OTA 265 is required. UndergraduateOccupational Therapy Asst.
FIELDWORK LEVEL IIB2219586/27/2017 11:15:18 AMPREREQUISITE: OTA 210, OTA 220, OTA 230 and OTA 240, all with a grade of C or higher and concurrent enrollment in OTA 250 Occupational Therapy Asst.OTA-265Fieldwork Level IIB provides a minimum of eight weeks of supervised experience practicing the skills of an entry-level occupational therapy assistant. Students are assigned to a setting where they receive practical experience integrating and applying knowledge and skills to a consumer population that offers a diversity of clinical experience from that offered in OTA 260 (Fieldwork Level IIA). OTA 260 and OTA 265 must be completed within 18 months from the date of completion of the academic portion of the program. (1.2-Articulated) NOTE: Students must successfully pass the FWPE and course requirements to receive satisfactory (S) for the course. Students will be graded as satisfactory/no-redit for this coure. This does not count towards GPA. PREREQUISITE: OTA 210, OTA 220, OTA 230 and OTA 240, all with a grade of C or higher and concurrent enrollment in OTA 250. Successful completion of all required coursework of the OTA curriculum, current CPR certification and approval of the department chair prior to enrolling in the course. UndergraduateOccupational Therapy Asst.
FIELDWORK LEVEL IIA2219596/27/2017 11:15:19 AMPREREQUISITE: OTA 210, OTA 220, OTA 230 and OTA 240, all with a grade of C or higher and concurrent enrollment in OTA 250 Occupational Therapy Asst.OTA-260Fieldwork Level IIA provides a minimum of eight weeks of supervised experience practicing the skills of an entry-level occupational therapy assistant. Students are assigned to a setting where they receive practical experience integrating and applying knowledge and skills to a consumer population that offers a diversity of clinical experience from that offered in OTA 265 (Fieldwork Level IIB). OTA 260 and OTA 265 must be completed within 18 months from the date of completion of the academic portion of the program. (1.2-Articulated) NOTE: Students must successfully pass the FWPE and course requirements to receive satisfactory (S) for the course. Students will be graded as satisfactory/no-credit for this course. This does not count towards GPA. PREREQUISITE: OTA 210, OTA 220, OTA 230 and OTA 240, all with a grade of C or higher and concurrent enrollment in OTA 250. Successful completion of all required coursework of the OTA curriculum, current CPR certification and approval of the department chair prior to enrolling in the course. UndergraduateOccupational Therapy Asst.
THERAPEUTIC METHODS II2219666/27/2017 11:15:19 AMTherapeutic Methods II focuses on developing measureable goals and intervention strategies HCE 111, PSY 250, OTA 110, OTA 120, OTA 130 and OTA 140, all with a grade of C or higher Occupational Therapy Asst.OTA-170Therapeutic Methods II focuses on developing measureable goals and intervention strategies for varying diagnoses across the lifespan. Students demonstrate necessary skills including principles of problem identification, treatment implementation, activity grading and adapting and the use of assistive technologies for individuals with difficulty in occupational performance. (1.2-Articulated) UndergraduateOccupational Therapy Asst.
PSYCHOSOCIAL REHAB THEORY & METHODS2219676/27/2017 11:15:19 AMPsychosocial Rehab Theory and Methods presents the principles and practice of observing HCE 111, PSY 250, OTA 110, OTA 120, OTA 130 and OTA 140, all with a grade of C or higher Occupational Therapy Asst.OTA-160Psychosocial Rehab Theory and Methods presents the principles and practice of observing, assessing, documenting, teaching, adapting and grading self-care, work, education and play/leisure for individuals with psychological, cognitive and social challenges. Students explore contexts of culture and spirituality in relation to human occupation. The course includes Level I fieldwork hours. (1.2-Articulated) UndergraduateOccupational Therapy Asst.
CONDITIONS DISRUPTING PARTICIPATION2219686/27/2017 11:15:19 AMConditions Disrupting Participation introduces many of the clinical conditions that are HCE 111, PSY 250, OTA 110, OTA 120, OTA 130, and OTA 140, all with a grade of C or higher Occupational Therapy Asst.OTA-150Conditions Disrupting Participation introduces many of the clinical conditions that are encountered in occupational therapy practice, including an overview of various diagnoses including the etiology, incidence, signs and symptoms, management and prognosis of each condition. Students learn to evaluate the impact of the condition on an individual's ability to engage in the areas of occupation. Research and information retrieval are continued as skills are needed for future course and professional practice. (1.2-Articulated) UndergraduateOccupational Therapy Asst.
THERAPEUTIC METHODS III2219637/11/2017 11:15:28 AMand community- based interventions used by the OTA in the areas of assessment, planning Prerequisite 3: OTA 170 with a grade of C or higher Occupational Therapy Asst.OTA-220Therapeutic Methods III focuses on intervention for occupational performance challenges due to disrupted client factors associated with impaired motor and process skills such as cognitive-perceptual functioning, sensory processing and neuromusculoskeletal functions. Students learn facility-based and community- based interventions used by the OTA in the areas of assessment, planning, implementation of treatment programs and service discontinuation, with emphasis on use of meaningful occupation and understanding of individual performance contexts and patterns. (1.2-Articulated) UndergraduateOccupational Therapy Asst.
PROFESSIONAL ANALYSIS IN PRACTICE2219627/11/2017 11:15:28 AMProfessional Analysis in Practice is a seminar course utilizing case inquiry Prerequisite 1: OTA 150 with a grade of C or higher Prerequisite 3: OTA 170 with a grade of C or higer Occupational Therapy Asst.OTA-230Professional Analysis in Practice is a seminar course utilizing case inquiry approaches to solidify understanding of professional reasoning, communication and self-reflection. Students work in small groups, using evidence-based approaches to interpret, analyze and strategize varied intervention options. (1.2-Articulated) UndergraduateOccupational Therapy Asst.
HEALTH SERVICES MANAGEMENT2219617/11/2017 11:15:28 AMHealth Services Management explores basic management and support tasks relevant to the role of the occupational therapy Prerequisite 1: OTA 150 with a grade of C or higher Occupational Therapy Asst.OTA-240Health Services Management explores basic management and support tasks relevant to the role of the occupational therapy assistant including ethical principles in the workplace, the roles and functions of regulatory agencies, funding and reimbursement systems and healthcare delivery systems. The role of the occupational therapy assistant in program development is experientially explored. (1.2-Articulated) UndergraduateOccupational Therapy Asst.
PHYSICAL THEORY AND REHAB METHODS2219647/11/2017 11:15:28 AMPhysical Theory and Rehab Methods explores principles and practice of observing, assessing, documenting, teaching, adapting and Prerequisite 1: OTA 150 with a grade of C or higher Occupational Therapy Asst.OTA-210Physical Theory and Rehab Methods explores principles and practice of observing, assessing, documenting, teaching, adapting and grading self- care, work, and play/leisure for individuals with physical challenges. Techniques and equipment that maximize participation in meaningful occupations, improve independence, assure safety and prevent deformity are emphasized. Students examine ethical, critical and clinical reasoning, and considerations of culture and environment as integral components of occupational therapy assistance practice. Level 1 Fieldwork hours are included in this course.(1.2- Articulated) UndergraduateOccupational Therapy Asst.
TOPICS IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY2215167/11/2017 11:15:18 AMTopics in Occupational Therapy has various titles depending on the specific topic being explored OTA 150, OTA 160 and OTA 170, all with a grade of C or higher, or approval of the Occupational Therapy Asst.OTA-290Topics in Occupational Therapy has various titles depending on the specific topic being explored. Topics vary from semester to semester and offerings are listed in the current course schedule. Students may repeat this course three times on different topics for a maximum of 12 credit hours. (1.2-Articulated)UndergraduateOccupational Therapy Asst.
OCCUPATIONS ACROSS THE LIFESPAN2219697/11/2017 11:15:28 AMOccupations Across the Lifespan includes observation, analysis and performance of human occupation in the domains of work, self-care, education and play/leisure throughout the Occupational Therapy Asst.OTA-130Occupations Across the Lifespan includes observation, analysis and performance of human occupation in the domains of work, self-care, education and play/leisure throughout the lifespan. The course emphasizes interpersonal communication, activity analysis and an introduction to professional language and terms. The course examines the intrinsic value in human occupations and builds the basic skills necessary for teaching activities. Emphasis is on creative and critical thinking and strategies to develop self as an agent of change in the therapeutic process. (1.2-Articulated) UndergraduateOccupational Therapy Asst.
THERAPEUTIC METHODS I2219707/11/2017 11:15:28 AMTherapeutic Methods I presents the unique approach of occupational therapy to use occupations and activities as therapeutic interventions The course includes Level I fieldwork Occupational Therapy Asst.OTA-120Therapeutic Methods I presents the unique approach of occupational therapy to use occupations and activities as therapeutic interventions. Skills learned include analysis of activities and their application to client needs in order to enhance occupational performance. Students will demonstrate beginning documentation skills through experiential learning in actual practice settings. The course includes Level I fieldwork hours. (1.2-Articulated) UndergraduateOccupational Therapy Asst.
DYNAMICS OF HUMAN MOVEMENT2214897/11/2017 11:15:17 AMDynamics of Human Movement studies the organization of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves and joints of the trunk and upper and lower extremities of the human body Occupational Therapy Asst.OTA-140Dynamics of Human Movement studies the organization of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves and joints of the trunk and upper and lower extremities of the human body. Students explore the interrelationship among the central nervous system, peripheral nervous system and musculoskeletal system and analysis of functional movement required for work, self-care and play. (1.2-Articulated) UndergraduateOccupational Therapy Asst.
FOUNDATIONS OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY2214886/27/2017 11:15:09 AMFoundations of Occupational Therapy introduces the concepts of occupation, occupational performance and occupational therapy as a health and wellness profession Occupational Therapy Asst.OTA-110Foundations of Occupational Therapy introduces the concepts of occupation, occupational performance and occupational therapy as a health and wellness profession. Occupational therapy as a profession is explored by introducing methods used for intervening in disorders and conditions that disrupt occupational performance. The history of the profession and its current philosophy are examined as a means to understand the emergence of the occupational therapist and occupational therapy assistant and their professional collaboration. (1.2- Articulated) UndergraduateOccupational Therapy Asst.