OTA2102: FOUNDATIONS OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Prerequisite: Acceptance into OTA program.
Through study, discussion, and field observation/participation, the student will examine the role of the occupational therapy assistant in health care in medical, community and education programs. Through an historical approach, the frames of reference of the profession will be reviewed with an emphasis on human occupation as a determinant of therapeutic intervention. A broad range of practice areas will be introduced and discussed as well as current trends and influences on the profession. Professional literature will be introduced and reviewed.
Lecture: 2 hours; Ozark Allied Health Fee: $40.