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Sinclair College

OTA 2412 Occupational Therapy Assistant & Pediatrics

Effect of the features of major diseases, injuries, and disorders that affect pediatric population's occupational performance. Pediatric Function and Dysfunction theories, models of practice, frames of reference that provide the foundation of Occupational Therapy. Screening and evaluation of occupational performance affected by dysfunction in the pediatric population. 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. Pediatric medical and educational practice settings.

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

Prereqs: OTA 1313 

Outcomes

  • Students will understand biological, physical, social & behavioral science information in order to support an understanding of occupations of children 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 pediatrics population at a developing level.
  • Students will understand the basic tenets of OT as they apply to working with pediatrics 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 pediatrics at a developing level.

Credit Hours: 1

Classroom Hours: 1