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OTH 1520C - Occupational Therapy During Growth Years

(5 Credit Hours)

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

Corequisites: OTH 1114C . This course is designed to enable the student to utilize concepts of human development through the lifespan and identify prevalent disabilities that occur during the growth years (approximately birth through 20 years of age).  The student will develop a understanding of how these disabilities impact normal growth and development and can lead to delayed/limited performance of occupations.  to the student will begin to plan and implement appropriate occupational therapy treatment for each type of disability to improve occupational performance and enhance quality of life. This course will focus on theory development by linking intervention with practice models, theories, and frames of reference. The student will be provided a fieldwork experience which will promote the development of professional behaviors, observations skills and will provide an opportunity for the student to begin to effectively implement occupational therapy treatment techniques in a pediatric setting. Additional special fees are required.

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