|Prerequisites||BIOL 125, ENGL 144, OCTH 121, OCTH 122|
|Corequisites||OCTH 211, OCTH 213, OCTH 214|
Geriatric Occupational Therapy Practice
This course is a Level I fieldwork experience and is designed to enrich OCTH 211 by providing the student with an opportunity to gain clinical experience in a geriatric setting under the supervision of a certified OT practitioner or other qualified professional. The focus of the learning experience includes observation, written and verbal communication, professional behavior, and group and individual participation with the elderly. Students will demonstrate skills in the use of selected evaluation and treatment procedures, gather and organize data, and build on their interpersonal skills to foster professional behavior with patients, clients, and staff. Four credit hours clinical.