May 31, 2023  
2018-19 Catalog 
2018-19 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OCTA 134 - Occupational Therapy Fundamentals

Introduces the philosophy of occupational therapy practice and the theoretical foundations of the profession. The historical growth of occupational therapy and its relationship to traditional medical, educational and other community service delivery models are explored, as well as, standards of practice, ethical responsibilities, and values and attitudes of the profession. The education, training, and the collaborative roles of the OTA and OTR are discussed. The components of the clinical reasoning process are presented by examining the stages of the planning and service delivery process. The Practice Framework for Occupational Therapy is introduced to define the scope of practice. Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Occupational Therapy Assistant program.
(PCS 1.2, 3 credit hours - 3 hours lecture, 0 hours lab)