OTA 110: Introduction to Occupational Therapy

Course Description This course provides an orientation to Occupational Therapy. Students learn the history of the profession, OTR/OTA role delineation, terminology, domain of practice, service environments, professional behavior, safety and the occupational therapy process. The essential documents of practice, including the Code of Ethics and the Core Values and Attitudes of Occupational Therapy as documented by the AOTA, are introduced. The laboratory experience incorporates a range of modalities to better understand the basic concepts of the occupational therapy profession such as occupation, grading, and activity analysis.
Prerequisites See description.
Credits 3