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OTA 221C - Occupational Therapy Fieldwork 2A

Credits: 5
320 Clinical Hours

Prerequisites: Successful completion of all academic and Level 1 Fieldwork requirements in the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program.

This eight-week, full-time Fieldwork experience takes place in diverse practice settings, supervised by an occupational therapy practitioner. This course focuses on professional development and competency of the occupational therapy assistant for entry-level practice.  Occupational Therapy Fieldwork 2A must be successfully completed before beginning Occupational Therapy Fieldwork 2B. This course is graded on a pass/fail basis and 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. Display sound judgment in regard to safety of self and others and adhere to the clinical site's policies and procedures during all fieldwork-related activities.
  2. Adhere consistently to the American Occupational Therapy Association Code of Ethics and site's policies and procedures.
  3. Clearly and accurately communicate the values, beliefs and roles of Occupational Therapy practitioners to client, family, significant others and other service providers.
  4. Effectively and accurately gather data, administer assessments, assist in the interpretation of data, report results, and assist in the development of client-centered and occupation-based goals under the supervision of and in collaboration with the Occupational Therapy practitioner.
  5. Appropriately plan, implement and modify as needed, relevant client-centered and occupation-based interventions in collaboration with client, family, significant others and other service providers.
  6. Clearly, effectively and accurately communicate in verbal, nonverbal and written form with clients, families, significant others, other service providers and the public.  Produce clear and accurate documentation according to clinical site requirements.
  7. Demonstrate professional behavior in all fieldwork-related activities.
Listed Topics
  1. Various clinical topics will be addressed and applied during this eight (8) week assignment. Topics may vary due to the patients/clients seen at each specific location as well as Occupational Therapy treatment programming offered.
Reference Materials
No specific texts are required for fieldwork experiences. However, there may be assignments and readings from texts used in previous courses, other professional publications and CCAC 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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