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Prefix: OTR

500 Principles of Occupational Therapy

An introduction to the scope of practice, history, philosophy, terminology, and process of occupational therapy. Instruction and practice with analytical thinking and basic computer skills for occupational therapy students.

510 Neuroscience Fundamentals for Occupational Therapy

This course examines the gross anatomy, primary elements and processes of the nervous system from a clinician’s perspective. It provides an overview of the sensory and the motor control systems.

512 Conditions in Childhood

Study of the conditions affecting occupational performance in childhood and adolescence. Examination of the effects of health, disability, disease processes, and traumatic injury on the child and adolescent within the context of family, culture, school and society.

514 Evaluation with Children

A survey of selected theoretical frames of reference, occupational therapy evaluation tools and assessment methods used in intervention planning with children and adolescents.

516 Development and Intervention in Childhood

An examination of the developmental stages and milestones, occupational roles and activity patterns of childhood and adolescence. Selection, analysis and implementation of therapeutic methods for intervention with children and teens. Course includes a level I fieldwork in a pediatric setting.

522 Conditions in Adulthood

Study of the conditions affecting occupational performance in young and middle age adults. Examination of the effects of health, disability, disease processes, and traumatic injury on the individual within the context of family, culture, work, home and society.

524 Evaluation with Adults

Survey of selected theoretical frames of reference, models of practice and occupational therapy evaluation tools and assessment methods used in the physical and psychosocial rehabilitation of adult clients.

526 Activities of Daily Living: Strategies for Special Needs

An introduction to the assessment and training techniques for self-care, splinting and mobility skills as a multidimensional process of interaction between the disabled individual, its occupation and the environment. Emphasis is placed on adapted techniques and equipment for ADL evaluation and intervention throughout the life span.

528 Development and Intervention in Adulthood

An examination of the developmental stages and milestones, occupational roles and activity patterns of later adolescents through middle adulthood. Selection, clinical reasoning and implementation of therapeutic methods for intervention with adults. Course includes a level I fieldwork in a nontraditional setting.

530 Conditions in Later Life

Study of the conditions affecting occupational performance in later life. Examination of the effects of health, disability, disease processes, and traumatic injury on the older adult within the context of family, culture and society.

532 Evaluation with Older Adults

Survey of the occupational therapy evaluation process, methods, theoretical frames of reference, models of practice and clinical reasoning for intervention planning with older adults.

534 Development and Intervention in Later Life

An examination of the developmental stages and milestones, occupational roles and activity patterns of older adulthood. Clinical reasoning for the selection and implementation of intervention methods used in promoting occupational performance with older adults. Course includes a level I fieldwork in a geriatric setting.

536 Clinical Practicum and Seminar

A synthesis of the clinical foundation courses. It includes reflections on Level I Fieldwork experiences, appraisal of learning styles, cultural competence, professional behaviors and clinical reasoning skills for client centered assessment and intervention required in preparation for Level II Fieldwork. Course includes initial CPR certification and COMPs exam.

595 Level II Fieldwork in General Rehabilitation (Adults)

Full-time 12 week placement in a clinical setting for entry level students.

610 Advanced Neuroscience for Occupational Therapy

Presents contemporary research on how the central nervous system works, with implications for occupational and neuro-rehabilitation. Topics include arousal and motivation, motor control, learning, memory and emotions.

615 Cognition and Occupation

This course provides a comprehensive view of cognitive rehabilitation in occupational therapy from a theoretical, practical and research perspectives.

620 Special Topics I

This course focuses on a specialty topic in occupational therapy practice. Topics are selected each year based on students’ interests and faculty expertise.

630 Introduction to Clinical Research

Overview of qualitative and quantitative research methods and basic statistical analysis used in occupational therapy research. The course includes practical experience with proposal development, data collection and analysis techniques. Course includes 36 hours practicum.

635 Advanced Clinical Reasoning

This course includes the application of evidence-based practice models and clinical reasoning for occupational therapy. Course includes a Practicum experience.

640 Assistive Technology

An examination of the occupational therapy process for assessment, funding, prescription and evaluation of the outcomes of assistive technology across the lifespan.

650 Special Topics II

This course focuses on a specialty topic in occupational therapy practice. Topics are selected each year based on students’ interests and faculty expertise.

659 Advanced Independent Study

Tutorial study with a faculty mentor in an area of specialization. Weekly discussions, assignments and examinations arranged with instructor.

660 Graduate Project

This is an independent study course that integrates research, clinical reasoning and professional knowledge for the development of a supervised scholarly project that synthesizes the student’s educational and clinical experience. The project must provide evidence of the student’s leadership skills in innovative service delivery, management, clinical education or research.

670 Legal and Ethical Issues in Occupational Therapy

This course provides an introduction to healthcare law, health policy, professional statutes, ethical responsibilities and conduct expected of the occupational therapist. It includes discussion on legal and ethical dilemmas faced by occupational therapists and the principles that guide decision-making and action.

675 Models of Service Delivery

Study of medical, educational, community and social models of service delivery, and their effects on the practice of occupational therapy.

680 Seminar in Professional Issues

This course focuses on professional issues relevant to the practice of occupational therapy, including certification, licensure, independent and international practice.

685 Leadership and Management in Occupational Therapy

A survey of the leadership theories, styles, skills and administrative functions of the occupational therapy manager. Course includes 36 hours practicum.

695 Level II Fieldwork in Special Interest Area

Full-time 12-week placement in a clinical setting or part-time equivalent, for entry-level students.

699 Advanced Practicum for OTRs

Full or part-time placement which provides in-depth experience in a specialty area.

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