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Sinclair College

OTA 1313 Occupational Therapy & Adults with Neurological Dysfunction

Effect of the features of major neurological diseases, injuries and disorders on adult occupational performance. Neurological Dysfunction theories, models of practice, frames of reference that provide the foundation of Occupational Therapy. Screening and evaluation of occupational performance affected by neurological dysfunction. Includes use of occupations for the purpose of assessment, specified screening tools, assessments, observation, checklists, histories and interviews with clients and/or their family members or caregivers.

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

Prereqs: OTA 1213 

Outcomes

  • Students will understand biological, physical, social & behavioral science information in order to support an understanding of occupations of adults with neurological dysfunction at a developing level.
  • Students will understand interprofessional perspectives including rehabilitation, disability & developmental as well as person/population-environment-occupation models, theories and frameworks of practice as they pertain to working with adults with neurological dysfunction at a developing level.
  • Students will understand the basic tenets of OT as they apply to working with adults with neurological dysfunction at a developing level.
  • Students will understand the basics of the OT Process (screening, evaluating, developing intervention plan, implementing the intervention plan & outcomes) as it pertains to working with adults with neurological dysfunction at a developing level.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 2