OTA 204 - Adult Populations and the Occupational Therapy Assistant

4 credits (PREREQUISITE or COREQUISITE: OTA 101)

This course presents the pathophysiology, etiology, clinical signs and implications for intervention of various conditions seen in adult disabilities across practice settings, in a problem-based learning approach with didactic and hands-on activities. Students study the principles and practices of occupational therapy for adults with physical and psychosocial disabilities. Students are provided with an overview of various practice models employed in working with adults with disabilities. The student will explore the therapeutic intervention process utilizing the occupational therapy practice framework. The impact of models of reimbursement and documentation will also be addressed. Lecture and lab. (Sp, Su)