May 26, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
  
2023-2024 Catalog
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OTA 100 - Occupational Therapy Foundations and Fieldwork IA


Credit(s): 3

This course is an introduction to the profession of occupational therapy. This course is a combination of lecture-based teaching within the classroom and 30 hours of fieldwork 1A with a primary focus on psychological and social factors that influence participation and engagement. The history and philosophy of the profession is presented with a focus on professional roles and responsibilities and standards of practice within a variety of treatment settings. Students are introduced to the Official Documents of the American Occupational Therapy Association and legislative acts that influence the practice of occupational therapy. Students are introduced to the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework and its practical use during OT service delivery. Activity analysis and occupational activities are defined and explored. Students in this class explore the foundations of OT process and engagement that has as its focus on psychosocial and social factors that influence engagement in occupation.

 

 

Offered: F, Sp



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