Nov 18, 2018  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

OCTH 213 - Occupational Therapy in Physical Dysfunction (4)

Prerequisites: BIOL 125 , ENGL 144 , OCTH 121 , OCTH 122 
Corequisite: OCTH 211 , OCTH 215 , OCTH 214 
This is a service-learning course.
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the occupational therapy process in physical disabilities resulting from illness, disabling conditions, or injury. Also covered are the history and theory of OT in a physical disabilities setting; the psychosocial aspects of physical disability; and documentation, reimbursement, and management of OT services in a variety of physical dysfunction treatment settings. Students are provided with extensive hands-on labs to experience and gain competency in a variety of evaluation and treatment techniques. Two credit hours of lecture; four credit hours of lab. This course meets the requirement for an oral communication course (see Communication Requirements in the Academic Section of the Academic Catalog).