OTHA 1405 Principles of Occupational Therapy

3 lec/4 lab (4 Cr.) Introduction to occupational therapy including the historical development and philosophy. Emphasis on the roles of the occupational therapy assistant. Topics include occupation in daily life; education and functions of the OT practitioner; frames of reference and occupational therapy models; occupational therapy personnel educational roles and functions; current health care management environment including OT practice areas; moral legal and ethical issues; communication in OT including medical terminology and service documentation. Prerequisite: Admission into the OTA program.

Credits

4

Distribution

OTHA

Offered

Summer Only

Course Fee

Health professions fee: $80, Lab fee: $24