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OTA 205 - Contemporary Practice Issues in Occupational Therapy


Credits: 1
1 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: OTA 101  and OTA 102  or Current Certification as an Occupational Therapy Assistant

 
Description
This elective course enhances the OTA student's knowledge of specialty and innovative areas of practice in Occupational Therapy. The role of the Occupational Therapy Assistant is emphasized. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.


Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Define a specialty area of practice in Occupational Therapy.
  2. Summarize implications of this practice area on the health care delivery system.
  3. Explain the process of client referral in this area of practice.
  4. Define the role of the Occupational Therapy Assistant in a specialty area of practice.
  5. Describe common client problems addressed by this area of practice.
  6. Describe evaluation and treatment techniques commonly used in this area of practice.
  7. Explain reimbursement for services in this area of practice.
  8. Describe future trends in this area of practice.
Listed Topics
  1. Practice settings
  2. Client referral
  3. Role of the OTA
  4. Evaluation
  5. Treatment techniques
  6. Client problems
  7. Reimbursement
  8. Future trends

 Reference Materials
Currently recognized texts, professional journals, videos, handouts, internet and library resources.


Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC's definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Communication
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 11/19/2019


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