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Covers assessment and the development of treatment strategies using current frames of reference in detail. Students are prepared to apply theoretical concepts in practice settings serving children.
Covers mental health assessment and treatment strategies using psychosocial frames of reference and evidence based research. Therapeutic use of self, occupation, and group processes are emphasized.
Provides students with skills in utilizing methodologies of research by applying them to occupational therapy practices. Students will analyze research literature and learn how to prepare research proposals.
Builds on knowledge gained in clinical kinesiology. Students will learn upper extremity anatomy in detail through lecture and clinical application. Emphasis will be on using knowledge of the upper extremity to develop clinical reasoning skills for the rehabilitation of upper extremity dysfunction.
Focuses on the selection, fit, and fabrication of splints. This course includes related topics of hand therapy assessment and treatment, modalities, and wound care.
Focuses on developing leadership and management skills necessary in occupational therapy service delivery. Students will learn how to facilitate high quality care for clients while being responsive to productivity and reimbursement standards. Topics include, but are not limited to, legislative advocacy, personnel management, consultation, new program marketing, professional competency, and ethics.
Provides field observation in settings that offer services for the older adult. Students consider implications of the aging process and the need to retain skills/performance. A weekly seminar provides the student with the opportunity to tie the observations to the occupational therapy process.
Allows the students the opportunity to design, develop, and implement a research project utilizing skills from occupational therapy experiences and the statistical course sequence.
Utilizing a problem-based approach, students are guided through the process of applying clinical reasoning principles to a variety of cases. Clinical observations and case assignments will be utilized to reflect on and process experiences. Ethical issues related to treatment and service provision will be discussed.
Provides supervised opportunities in the community to design, deliver, and evaluate service programing in traditional and emerging areas of practice that has as its focus psychological and social factors. Emphasis will be on the application of knowledge in real world settings.
Provides a full-time, three-month clinical affiliation in a setting which provides students with experience in an occupational therapy practice. Students must complete all OT major coursework and gain approval by the program director of the Occupational Therapy program before enrolling in this course.
Provides a full-time, three-month clinical affiliation in a setting which provides students with experience in an occupational therapy practice. Students must complete all OT major coursework and gain approval by the program director of the Occupational Therapy program before enrolling in this course. Students must achieve 80% or better in all course work and 80% or better on all evaluations to receive credit for this course.
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