OCTH211 Information

Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics

This course introduces the student to aging and its effects on the human body and spirit. Multiple geriatric treatment settings where occupational therapy assistants work are discussed, along with related ethical, documentation, and legal issues. Students will identify common diseases in the elderly population, apply principles of evaluation and treatment techniques, and identify methods to promote health, function, and quality of life in the geriatric population. Also included are the concepts of cultural diversity in the aging population and working with families and caregivers. Two credit hours of lecture, four credit hours of lab. This course meets the requirement for an oral communication course (see Communications Requirements in the Academic Section of the Academic Catalog).


No Sections
At this time, there are no scheduled sections for OCTH211.