OTP 500 — Introduction to Occupational Therapy
Basic concepts important to occupational therapy are addressed. National, state, and local organizations important to the occupational therapist are covered. Foundations for teaching and learning, ethics, and clinical skills are introduced. Students practice teaching and learning concepts using media common in occupational therapy. The foundation of occupational therapy in the practice framework and activity analysis are covered in detail. Students participate in analyzing activities across the age span for therapeutic value. Medical terminology, observation, interview, and history are addressed. Basic kinesiology, range of motion, joint structure, and goniometry are addressed in this course.
Requirements and Prerequisites
Prerequisite: Permission of the department chair