Fieldwork IC- Older Adult
This course applies the knowledge, skills, and values taught within the third semester course in an assigned setting that addresses the needs of older adults. Students are to identify client needs, select the appropriate assessments, and establish client-centered goals and interventions. The role of the OT and other healthcare providers is analyzed. Guidelines for documentation, reimbursement, ethics, and liability issues are included. Students will build on their interpersonal skills to foster professional behavior in the clinical setting.