OTA 1111 Introduction to Occupational Therapy Assistant
History, philosophy, ethics and definitions of occupational therapy; overview of occupational therapy practice areas; differences between occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants; functions of professional and regulatory agencies; exploration of learning experiences within the occupational therapy assistant program curriculum; basic prefixes, roots and suffixes; terminology and standard abbreviations required for understanding of the language used in medicine. One classroom, two lab hours per week.
Division: Health Sciences
Department: Rehabilitation Services
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No
- Students will remember the basic tenets of OT at a learning level.
- Students will remember the basics of the OT Process (screening, evaluating, developing intervention plan, implementing the intervention plan & outcomes) at a learning level.
- Students will remember the basics of the context of OT service delivery at a learning level.
- Students will remember the basics of promoting science and scholarly endeavors as it pertains to describing OT and establishing new knowledge regarding the OT profession at a learning level.
- Students will remember OT professional ethics & values at a learning level.
Credit Hours: 2
Classroom Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2