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2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OTH 2802L - Occupational Therapy Practicum

(4 Credit Hours)

Twelve hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisites: OTH 1114C , OTH 1520C , OTH 1410 , ENC 1102  and a Humanities elective.

Corequisites: OTH 2420C , OTH 2300C  and OTH 2261C . This course provides opportunities for students to observe and participate in occupational therapy treatment with adult clients in a physical disabilities and mental health fieldwork environment within the community and/or virtual environments.  The student will work under the supervision of an occupational therapist, occupational therapy assistant and/or other approved designated fieldwork supervisors.  A variety of fieldwork settings are used to expose the students to individuals and groups with physical and psychosocial dysfunction. This course also includes a fieldwork seminar hour which is designed to facilitate the development of clinical skills by developing clinical reasoning/problem solving skills, develop an understanding of health literacy  and the ability to educate and train the client, enhance the understanding of quality of life, well-being and occupation to promote physical and mental health, considering the context and environment  and to enhance the need for and understanding of inter-professional collaboration within the health care environment. Additional special fees are required.

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