|Postrequisites||OCTH 112, OCTH 122, OCTH 131|
Introduction to Occupational Therapy
This course introduces the student to the profession of Occupational Therapy (OT), including its definition, history, philosophy, and theories upon which the practice of occupational therapy is built. The practice of OT is fully explored, including the process of therapeutic intervention in multiple settings. The student is also introduced to basic OT skills, including patient interaction, observation, activity analysis, body mechanics, transfer skills, creative problem-solving, documentation, and clinical reasoning skills. Two credit hours of lecture, two credit hours of lab. This course meets the requirement for an oral communication course.
Acceptance into OTA program.