Oct 03, 2023  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OTH 1114C - Occupational Therapy Skills and Techniques I

(4 Credit Hours)

Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory per week. Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of BSC 2086C , DEP 2004 , OTH 1001C  and OTH 1014C .

Corequisites: OTH 1520C . This course is designed to prepare the student to articulate and apply the therapeutic use of occupations with individuals or groups during the growth years (ages 0 - 21 years) to address the physical, cognitive, psychosocial, sensory and other aspects of performance in a variety of contexts and environments to support engagement in everyday life activities that affect health, well-being and quality of life. Lecture and laboratory activities utilize problem solving and critical thinking, communication skills and group/individual settings to focus on: activity analysis, facilitation/inhibition techniques; activities of daily living; gross and fine motor activities; behavioral control techniques; orthotics; adaptive/assistive equipment; and competency in selecting, implementing and instructing interventions/activities with children of varying functional level throughout the growth years. Laboratory practice provides the opportunity apply theoretical concepts to practice situations. Additional special fees are required.

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