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Sinclair College

OTA 1211 Occupational Therapy Assistant Foundations I

Introduction to occupational therapy and people with physical, psychosocial and/or developmental disabilities in a non-traditional community-based setting with supervision provided by a licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant. Focuses on activity implementation, observation skills, professionalism, therapeutic use of self and occupational therapy practice framework language. Two classroom, three clinical hours per week.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Rehabilitation Services
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: OTA 1111 

Outcomes

  • Students will remember interprofessional perspectives including rehabilitation, disability & developmental as well as person/population-environment-occupation models, theories and frameworks of practice as they pertain to healthcare at a learning level.
  • 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 ethic, responsibilities & values at a learning level.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Clinical Hours: 3